It will be a meal to remember.
Star Trek actor George Takei has gotten real estate mogul and fake presidential candidate Donald Trump to agree to a tentative lunch date to discuss same sex marriage.
The New York Daily News reports:
“Next time I’m in New York, Mr. Trump, I might take you to Jean Georges for lunch, and maybe we can discuss marriage equality,” Takei proposed during an “Apprentice” conference call with reporters this week.
“You would be the perfect guy to teach me,” Trump responded. “You have a deal.”
Takei is a contestant on Donald Trump’s Celebrity Apprentice but he is best known for his role as helmsman of the USS Enterprise, Hikaru Sulu, in the Star Trek television series. Takei married his husband in 2008 in California, and the pair was the first same-sex couple to appear on The Newlywed Game in 2009.
Takei will have a lot of convincing to do. In May, the Donald compared his feelings about gay marriage to his taste in golf putters. Via The New York Times:
“It’s like in golf,” he said. “A lot of people — I don’t want this to sound trivial — but a lot of people are switching to these really long putters, very unattractive,” said Mr. Trump, a Republican. “It’s weird. You see these great players with these really long putters, because they can’t sink three-footers anymore. And, I hate it. I am a traditionalist. I have so many fabulous friends who happen to be gay, but I am a traditionalist.“
Maybe after lunch with Takei, Trump will have many more fabulous friends!
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