Simon Pegg, Star Trek’s new Scotty, received an Honorary Fellowship today at the University of Gloucestershire. Born in Gloucester in 1970, Pegg was honored for his "significant contribution to the arts as an actor, writer comedian, producer and director." At the event Pegg also commented a tiny bit on the new Star Trek .
Trek was nuts
At the event held at the Cheltenham Racecourse, Pegg talked to the press about working with Leonard Nimoy in the new Star Trek movie saying:
To work alongside someone like Leonard Nimoy was completely nuts
Regarding the honor he was receiving, Pegg stated he was ‘chuffed to bits’ and that it was ‘nice to be recognized’ by his home town, also noting:
I’m honoured to be receiving this fellowship, not least because it comes from an area very special to my heart. No matter where I go, Gloucester will always be my home and I can’t wait to come back for this special visit.
Simon tries to look serious
Pegg looking more like we are used to him
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