Star Trek skipper’s memoir bares his pain, hooker shame & feud with Nimoy
STAR Trek legend William Shatner is a tormented real-life space case paralyzed by the fear of death — who turned to hookers to ease his loneliness as he lived in his car for three years after becoming a major TV star!
Those are the gripping tales told by the 87-year-old icon in his no-holds-barred autobiography, Live Long and … What I Learned Along the Way, which also includes these startling confessions:
- Shatner never felt his mother loved him!
- He was estranged from Trek sidekick Leonard Nimoy when TV’s Mr. Spock passed away.
- He can’t forgive himself for coldly snubbing a prostitute who comforted him in his darkest hours!
Although Star Trek is now a cult classic that made Shatner an international star, when the show’s three-season run ended in 1969, the actor found himself out of work — and living in his ride!
“My career hit what actors refer to as a ‘respite,’ a brief lull, but what it actually means is you can’t get a job. So I started working in summer stock,” Shatner writes.
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September 24, 2018