- William Shatner spoke emotionally with Jeff Bezos about his journey to area on a Blue Origin rocket.
- Video exhibits Bezos interrupting him at one level to ask for a bottle of Champagne to spray.
Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin despatched the “Star Trek” star William Shatner to the sting of area on Wednesday, and the actor spoke emotionally in regards to the expertise on his return.
Shatner spoke with Bezos after he landed, the place teared up whereas reflecting on what he described as a profound expertise.
Video footage confirmed Shatner describing his expertise to Bezos, when Bezos turns to a gaggle close by and says: “Give me the Champagne bottle. Come right here. I would like one.” Shatner stops talking, and scratches his head, the video exhibits.
Watch the second right here:
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Bezos then says he nonetheless desires to listen to Shatner’s story, saying: “I wish to hear this.”
He gives some Champagne to Shatner, who declines, and Bezos then sprays the Champagne to cheers from the group, whereas Shatner nonetheless has his hand by his head.
Footage additionally exhibits Shatner stepping again and turning away whereas Bezos continues to spray the Champagne, and Bezos then turning to place his arm on Shatner:
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Shatner had described his journey to the sting of area to Bezos as being “essentially the most profound expertise.”
“I’m so stuffed with emotion about what simply occurred. It is extraordinary. I hope I by no means get better from this. I hope that I can preserve what I really feel now. I do not wish to lose it,” he mentioned.
“It is a lot bigger than me and life. It hasn’t obtained something to do with the little inexperienced males … It has to do with the enormity and the quickness and the suddenness of life and demise.”
It’s not clear if Shatner mentioned these items earlier than or after Bezos requested for the Champagne.