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George Takei Applauds Gay Rights Progress

Openly-gay Star Trek icon George Takei has celebrated the progress made for gay rights in the U.S. Supreme Court by sharing his thoughts on Wednesday's (26Jun13) historic ruling in a newspaper editorial.The 76-year-old actor has...

George Takei Wins Apology Over Joke Claim

A writer has apologised to Star Trek icon George Takei after suggesting he was paid to come up with jokes for the actor's popular Facebook.com page.Takei boasts a huge following on the social networking site,...

Stars React To End Of Boy Scouts Gay Ban

Hollywood stars George Takei and Jesse Tyler Ferguson have saluted Boy Scouts of America bosses for changing the organisation's rules to allow openly gay youths to be members.Star Trek legend Takei previously pushed for the...

George Takei Asks For Public's Help Following Alleged Attack On Gay Couple

Star Trek veteran George Takei has asked for the public's help in identifying a group of men who allegedly attacked a gay couple in New York City earlier this week (begs06May13).Nick Porto and his partner...

Stars Push For Boy Scouts Of America Reform

Neil Patrick Harris, George Takei and Ellen Degeneres are among the stars urging fans to contact the Boy Scouts of America to back a change in its rules against accepting homosexual members.Star Trek actor Takei...

George Takei Releases 50 Shades Of Grey Spoof

Actor George Takei has released a spoof reading of hit erotic novel 50 Shades Of Grey.The openly gay Star Trek veteran has filmed a video titled 50 Shades of Takei which shows him reading aloud...

George Takei Turns Comic Book Star As Gay Advocate

Gay Star Trek actor George Takei is set to make a cameo in the new edition of Archie Comics' Kevin Keller in a bid to provide support to teenage readers.Writer/artist Dan Parent recently met Takei...

George Takei Staging Play About His Time In U.s. Internment Camp

Actor George Takei is staging a play in California about his painful experiences in a U.S. internment camp.The Star Trek veteran was just five years old when he and his Japanese relatives were forced out...

Walter Koenig Lands Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

Leonard Nimoy and George Takei were among the Star Trek actors who saluted Walter Koenig on Monday (10Sep12) as he joined his former castmates in receiving an honour on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.Koenig, who...

Did Clint Eastwood Just Lose Mitt Romney The Presidency?

Ok, so maybe the Clint Eastwood speech at the Republican convention didn't completely ruin Mitt Romney's chances of ousting President Barack Obama from The White House, but it sure as hell hasn't helped. The head-scratching...

George Takei Protests Boy Scouts Of America Gay Ruling

Gay actor George Takei is encouraging leaders of youth organisation Boy Scouts of America to reform their current rules against accepting homosexual members.Ohio mum Jennifer Tyrrell was ousted as an adult leader of her seven-year-old...

Tia Carrere Takes One For The Team On Celebrity Apprentice 2012

Tia Carrere has become the latest victim of Donald Trump's no-nonsense boardroom tactics. She was forced to leave the current series of Celebrity Apprentice after project managing a task on Sunday's show (March 18, 2012)...

Celebrity Apprentice: George Takei Takes The Fall After Task Failure

George Takei found his leadership skills wanting, and it was ultimately this that saw the former 'Star Trek' actor booted out of the competition of the US 'Celebrity Apprentice' by Donald Trump. Takei had been...

Cheryl Tiege Humiliatingly Fired On Celebrity Apprentice 2012

Cheryl Tiege must surely have known that if she couldn't even undertake a task as simple as slicing cheese then she was never going to be seriously in with a shot of doing well on...

2012 Celebrity Apprentice: Supermodel Cheryl Tiegs Gets The Boot

The former supermodel Cheryl Tiegs was the first to face the chop on last night's episode of Celebrity Apprentice 2012 (February 19, 2012). And during the sandwich-selling task, it turns out that it was Tiegs'...

Clay Aiken To Battle Dee Snider On Celebrity Apprentice

The cast for season twelve of the Celebrity Apprentice was officially announced on Wednesday (January 4, 2012), with former American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken amongst the usual mix of musicians, reality show stars, actors and...

George Takei To Premiere Play He Inspired

Star Trek actor George Takei is to premiere the new musical he helped inspire in California next year (12).Allegiance will open the Old Globe's 2012-13 Winter Season in San Diego. Jay Kuo created the production...

George Takei To Premiere Play He Inspired In London

This article is incorrect please go to George Takei To Premiere Play He Inspired for the correct information.Star Trek actor George Takei is to premiere the new musical he helped inspire in London next year...

George Takei Protests 'Don't Say Gay' Law

Star Trek legend George Takei is taking a stand against a controversial bill which bans teachers in Tennessee from discussing homosexuality in the classroom.The openly gay star is opposing the new legislation, which would make...

Patty Duke Teams Up With George Takei For New Commercial

Patty Duke and George Takei have teamed up to urge Americans to use the Social Security Administration's online services. Entertainment icons Patty Duke and Takei appear in a series of new video clip asking "baby...

Lady Gaga And Katy Perry Urge Fans To Donate To Japan

Lady Gaga has designed a wristband to raise money for victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The Asian country has suffered widespread devastation to its north eastern island as a result of the...

Yoko Ono And George Takei Urge Help For Fellow Japanese

Japanese artist/musician Yoko Ono and Star Trek actor George Takei have urged fans to support relief efforts in Japan following the devastating earthquake in the region.Hundreds were killed when a tsunami, sparked by the 8.9-magnitude...

Takei Battled Bedbug Problem

Actor GEORGE TAKEI was recently forced to call in the exterminators after his New York apartment became infested with bedbugs.The former Star Trek star reveals he and his partner Brad Altman were "eaten alive" by...

Takei Celebrating New Turn In Gay Marriage Debate

STAR TREK actor GEORGE TAKEI is celebrating the news that gay marriage could soon be legal again in California, insisting opponents of the legislation should mind their own business.On Wednesday (04Aug10) Chief U.S. District Judge...

Heston's Embarrassment Over Baldness

Movie icon CHARLTON HESTON was so embarrassed by his thinning hair he wore two wigs on stage, according to STAR TREK's GEORGE TAKEI.The Planet of the Apes actor was starring in A Man For All...

Takei To Make History On The Newlywed Game

Actor GEORGE TAKEI will publicly celebrate his union to husband BRAD ALTMAN with a history-making TV moment - as the first gay couple to appear on hit U.S. show THE NEWLYWED GAME.The couple has been...

Degeneres & Takei Allowed To Stay Wed

ELLEN DEGENERES and GEORGE TAKEI's 2008 same sex marriages will stand, despite a new ruling to uphold the ban on gay weddings in California. The California Supreme Court has opted not to overturn the ban which...

Shatner/takei Tv Showdown Moves Closer

Former STAR TREK castmates GEORGE TAKEI and WILLIAM SHATNER's TV showdown is moving ever closer - the chat encounter is under consideration by the network bosses who run SHATNER'S RAW NERVE programme. The two former co-stars...

Trek Star Takei Takes On Star Wars

STAR TREK veteran GEORGE TAKEI has jumped ship and will voice a role in STAR WARS TV spin-off THE CLONE WARS. The Heroes actor and British reality TV star will portray nuclear warlord Lok Durd...

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