George Takei says he had lunch with Donald Trump yesterday and The Don told him he recently had attended a same-sex wedding and thought it was “beautiful.” Takei, who does not shy away from calling things as he sees them, clearly wasn’t spinning this, although he suggests Trump does not (yet) support marriage equality.
“Friends, I had lunch with Donald Trump today at the Trump Tower Grill,” Takei wrote on Facebook. “It was a lively and engaging hour-long conversation that touched upon his personal position on marriage equality. He confided that he recently attended a same-sex wedding and that he’d found it ‘beautiful’.
“I remarked that NY is now a marriage-equality state, and that after all, marriage is better for business! Minds are changing across America, and I am always ready to speak to those ready to listen. I hope that my chat with The Don might have some effect on his stance on the subject.”
No word from Trump on the lunch, at least via his favorite social media palace, Twitter, except this, just minutes ago:
.@georgetakei is doing really well & soon coming to Broadway.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 5, 2012
And no word on how this strange luncheon was arranged.
Is Takei Trump’s new BFF?
If there’s one person who could make Trump less anti-gay, it’s Takei, America’s national treasure.
Of course, some of the comments on Takei’s post were, most amusing…
Takei, by the way, has a new book out on Amazon, Oh Myyy! (There Goes The Internet), which he says “is now as available as Katie Holmes.”
Hat tip: Towleroad
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