WILLIAM SHATNER MISSED LEONARD NIMOY’S FUNERAL

March 2, 2015

Leonard Nimoy’s funeral service was held on Sunday (March 1st) but his former co-star and longtime friend, William Shatner, was not in attendance.

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He took to Twitter over the weekend to explain his absence by writing, “I am currently in FL as I agreed to appear at the Red Cross Ball tonight. Leonard’s funeral is tomorrow. I can’t make it back in time. I feel really awful. Here I am doing charity work and one of my dearest friends is being buried. So maybe tomorrow we come together here and celebrate his life. So let’s spend some time tomorrow celebrating Leonard’s life and remembering the man.”

Shatner also reacted to the criticism that he could have tried harder to attend the ceremony in a series of tweets on Sunday:

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