Dame Joan Collins, 88, slams 90-year-old William Shatner’s space mission as she stresses ‘let’s take care of this planet first before we start going off’  

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Dame Joan Collins on Saturday called William Shatner an “idiot” in an upcoming episode of The Jonathan Ross Show, criticizing his epic space mission.

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Shatner, 90, made history earlier this month when he became the oldest person ever to land in space after rocketing into the atmosphere on one of Amazon mogul Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin ships.

But Joan, 88, is unimpressed by William’s mission as she tells Jonathan: ‘Let’s take care of this planet before we leave’.

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Unaffected: Dame Joan Collins dubbed William Shatner a ‘foolish’ while criticizing his epic space mission on Saturday’s upcoming episode of The Jonathan Ross Show.

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The actress, who appears alongside Brian Cox, Rob Beckett and Alex Scott, says: ‘Who wants to do that? No, not at all! Have you seen Bill Shatner? He was in the air and they were turning him upside down.’

Echoing Collins’ sentiment, Succession star Cox, 75, says whether he’ll venture into space: ‘No, not at all. I think it’s funny.’

Actor continues: ‘I remember watching’ [Sir Richard] Branson and [Jeff] Bezos going up for his 11 minutes or something… No, we don’t need more spaceships, we’ve had enough shit, we don’t need more.’

History: Shatner made history this month when he became the oldest person to ever meet from space after rocketing into the atmosphere aboard one of Amazon mogul Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin ships.

History: Shatner made history this month when he became the oldest person to ever meet from space after rocketing into the atmosphere aboard one of Amazon mogul Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin ships.

Thinking about the planet: But Joan, 88, is unimpressed by William's mission as she tells Jonathan: 'Let's take care of this planet first before we begin'

Thinking about the planet: But Joan, 88, is unimpressed by William’s mission as she tells Jonathan: ‘Let’s take care of this planet first before we begin’

Great Minds: Echoing the Spirit of Collins, Succession star Brian Cox, 75, after being asked if he would venture into space: 'No, not at all.  I think it's funny'

Great Minds: Echoing the Spirit of Collins, Succession star Brian Cox, 75, after being asked if he would venture into space: ‘No, not at all. I think it’s funny’

Comedian Beckett, 35, takes a different point of view and admits he’s up for it.

Funnyman explains: ‘I’m really drawn to it. That would be laughs for an afternoon.

‘I guess we probably shouldn’t… but it’s a lot of travel to get to the place where it begins. I have to take a long flight… Had he been flying near my house, I would have left.’

I'll go!  Comedian Rob Beckett, 35, offers a different perspective and admits 'he would be up for it'

I’ll go! Comedian Rob Beckett, 35, offers a different perspective and admits ‘he would be up for it’

Glamorous Guests: Also to be a guest appearance on this Saturday's show will be a very glamorous Alex Scott

Glamorous Guests: Also to be a guest appearance on this Saturday’s show will be a very glamorous Alex Scott

Most Hosted: Host Jonathan Ross Will Question A-Listers (pictured with Saturday musical guest Duran Duran)

Most Hosted: Host Jonathan Ross Will Question A-Listers (pictured with Saturday musical guest Duran Duran)

Beckett would add: ‘I wouldn’t travel for it, I don’t think so. Is he lazy?’

Collins’ comments echo those of Prince William, who said about space travel after Shatner’s expedition: ‘We need some of the greatest minds and brains in the world who are trying to repair this planet’ , not trying to find the next place to go and live.

‘It’s really important to focus on this’ [planet] He has “absolutely no interest” in going into space and questioning the carbon cost of space flights, Shahi said, instead going in and out of space to try and think about solutions for the future.

Firing back: Shatner hits back at Prince William's criticism of the billionaire space race during an interview with Entertainment Tonight

Firing back: Shatner hits back at Prince William’s criticism of the billionaire space race during an interview with Entertainment Tonight

Not a fan: Prince William criticizes race for leaving Earth during an interview with BBC Newscast's Adam Fleming at Kensington Palace

Not a fan: Prince William criticizes race for leaving Earth during an interview with BBC Newscast’s Adam Fleming at Kensington Palace

After hearing criticism from Duke, Shatner defends his journey into outer space entertainment tonight: ‘He is a lovely Englishman. He is going to become the king of England one day.

‘He is a lovely, gentle, educated man, but his idea is wrong.’

He elaborated: ‘The idea is not to go here,’ ‘Yeah, look at me. I’m in space. “No,” said Shatner.

‘I will tell the prince, and I hope the prince gets the message, this is a small step in the idea of ​​bringing the industry out there, so that all the polluting industries, …

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