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92 Year Old William Shatner Scaring Star Trek Fans By Reportedly Getting Ready for Own Funeral: “Bill insists he’s just being practical”

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William Shatner is a legendary actor who is best known for his role as Captain James T. Kirk in the Star Trek series. Shatner has been a fixture in popular culture for more than six decades, and his contributions to the entertainment industry have been immense. Shatner has been honored with various accolades including an Emmy, Golden Globe Award, and much more. Shatner has dominated the entertainment industry time by successfully delivering several hit films and television series. But the Star Trek actor is now, scaring his fans by getting ready for his funeral at the age of 92.

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William Shatner
William Shatner

William Shatner Starts To Plan His Funeral

It is not uncommon for people to plan their own funerals, as it can help ease the emotional and financial burden on their loved ones. Yet the news of the Boston Angel star planning his funeral has left his fans concerned, particularly those who have grown up watching him on Star Trek and other popular TV shows and movies. 

An insider has provided insights into Shatner’s funeral plan, insisting that the Murdoch Mysteries star has dedicatedly been thinking about his ideal death ceremony. Elizabeth, his ex-wife, now has mended her relationship with William Shatner and has especially been worried about Shatner. The insider also highlighted Shatner’s condition in all this. 

“Bill insists he’s just being practical, but it’s tough to see him brainstorming the type of funeral he wants, who’ll be invited, and whether he can get his ashes scattered in the heavens and alongside his beloved horses. It’s become a min-obsession. Elizabeth especially is begging him to stop being so depressing — she’s counting on being with him for a lot of years yet. He feels great now and seems to have most of his faculties, but knows he’ll need someone to take care of him when he becomes feeble.”

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Elizabeth and William Shatner
Elizabeth and William Shatner

William Shatner’s View on Death

Despite his age, Shatner has remained active and engaged in his career, and he continues to inspire and entertain his fans with his talent and energy. But now the Star Trek star has accepted that he is left with limited time.  

“I’ve turned down a lot of offers to do documentaries before, but I don’t have long to live. Whether I keel over as I’m speaking to you or ten years from now, my time is limited.”

The insider revealed that Shatner is taking steps forward to overcome his past sour relationships with anyone. As he wishes to leave this world peacefully. 

“Bill has been reaching out to try and mend fences. He doesn’t want the bad blood anymore, and word is George is open to it.”

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William Shatner in Star Trek: The Original Series
William Shatner in Star Trek: The Original Series

It is important to note that Shatner has not confirmed any such rumors, and he has not made any public statements. Moreover, the idea of planning one’s funeral is not necessarily an indication of poor health. Many people choose to plan their funerals well in advance, as it can give them peace of mind and ensure that their final wishes are respected. Nonetheless, the very reports have left Shatner’s loved ones worried. 


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