Taking to Twitter on Friday night time, Shatner accused Takei of solely changing into related when he name-checks him.
“Don’t hate George. The one time he will get press is when he talks dangerous about me,” Shatner’s tweet reads.
It continues: “He claims 50+ years in the past I took away a digicam angle that denied him 30 extra seconds of prime time TV. I’m giving it again to him now by letting him spew his hatred for the world to see! Invoice the [pig emoji].”
The most recent growth occurred this week when Takei mocked Shatner’s health amid his flight on Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin.
“He’s boldly going the place different individuals have gone earlier than,” snarked Takei, 84, to Web page Six when requested about Shatner making historical past because the oldest particular person to ever go to house.
“He’s a guinea pig, 90 years previous and it’s necessary to seek out out what occurs,” Takei added whereas on the opening of “Ideas of a Coloured Man” on Wednesday night time.
“So 90 years previous goes to point out an awesome deal extra on the damage and tear on the human physique, so he’ll be a great specimen to review. Though he’s not the fittest specimen of 90 years previous, so he’ll be a specimen that’s unfit!”
The actors have famously feuded for years within the public enviornment. Takei has accused Shatner of ignoring him on set in addition to altering up the script for “Star Trek V” in order that Takei’s character wouldn’t obtain command of a spaceship.
Takei has additionally slammed the “T.J. Hooker” star as “very self-centered.”
Shatner has taken photographs at Takei too. He as soon as claimed there’s one thing Takei is “festering, and it makes him sad that he takes it out on me.” He referred to as Takei’s public lambasting of him “unhappy.”
The 90-year-old actor joined Blue Origin Vice President of New Shepard Mission and Flight Operations Audrey Powers in addition to Dr. Chris Boshuizen and Glen de Vries as they blasted off on the aerospace firm’s newest suborbital spaceflight on Wednesday.
Fox Information’ Tyler McCarthy contributed to this report.