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Daniel Craig & Kate Walsh Attend Drama Desk Awards 2017

Daniel Craig looks handsome in a navy suit as he arrives at the 2017 Drama Desk Awards on Sunday night (June 4) at Anita’s Way Theater in New York City.

The 49-year-old actor was joined at the awards show by the event’s host Michael Urie along with guests like Kate Walsh, Cynthia Nixon, Laura Linney, and George Takei.

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The Drama Desk Awards honors the productions, performers, designers, and more of Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off Broadway.

You can see the full list of winner’s here.

FYI: Kate is wearing a KaufmanFranco dress. Cynthia is wearing a Tiny Om ring and bracelet.

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George Takei's Bid for Congress Was an April Fools' Day Joke

Anyone hoping to place their vote for George Takei in the upcoming congressional race will be disappointed to hear that he was actually joking when he said he would run for office.

The legendary Star Trek actor said on March 31 that he would run for Congress in 2018 against Republican Devin Nunes for a the seat in California’s 22nd District.

Celebs like Sophia Bush and Mark Ruffalo tweeted their support for Takei after he made his announcement.

On April Fools’ Day, George tweeted, “No, I’m not running for Congress. Happy 4/1! But Jon Ossoff is on 4/18. Help him win at http://electjon.com . Let’s flip Congress in ’18.”

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George Takei Announces His Congressional Campaign!

UPDATE: It was all an April Fools’ Day joke!

George Takei might be taking a leap into politics!

The 79-year-old former Star Trek actor took to Twitter early Saturday morning (April 1) to let fans know he’s running for congress.

“Well, the cat’s out of the bag it seems. Let’s do this! #Takei2018,” George wrote on his account.

He also included a link to a The Daily Buzz article that explained George and his husband Brad are moving to a small California town where he will launch his career.

“With what is going on now in the country, I couldn’t stand by any longer merely as a citizen. I knew I had to take a bigger stand. So that’s why I’m running for Congress. My hope is to challenge Davin Nunes for his seat in 2018,” George told the website.

George went on to say he wants minorities to be represented in Congress and to be a “champion for all people.”

He also formally ran for City Council in Los Angeles in 1973 and served on the board of directors of the Southern California Rapid Transit District.

While it appears that many people are excited about the news, some are questioning if the announcement is simply an April Fool’s Day prank!

Ruth Negga's 'Loving' & Isabelle Huppert's 'Elle' Win Big At AARP's Movies For Grownups Awards 2017!

Ruth Negga and Isabelle Huppert‘s films are continuing to rack up honors this award season!

The 35-year-old actress and Isabelle, 63, stepped out to hit the red carpet at the 2017 AARP The Magazine’s Movies For Grownups Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on Monday (February 6) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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Also in attendance at the ceremony was Annette Bening and hubby Warren Beatty, Morgan Freeman and partner Lori McCreary, Zach Braff, Jeff Bridges and wife Susan Geston, June Squibb, Alfre Woodard, Margo Martindale, Wendie Malick, Frances Fisher and George Takei.

Ruth‘s critically-acclaimed film Loving took home the award for Best Movie For Grownups, while Isabelle‘s Elle scored Best Foreign Film, Annette was honored with Best Actress for 20th Century Women, and Jeff hit the stage to accept Best Support Actor for his work in Hell or High Water.

FYI: Ruth is wearing a Valentino dress and Kimberly McDonald X Gemfields earrings.

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George Takei Clarifies His Comments on Star Trek's 'Gay Sulu'

George Takei has taken to his Facebook account to release a lengthy statement clarifying his previous comments about “gay Sulu” in Star Trek Beyond.

The 79-year-old actor previously said that it was “unfortunate” that his classic character is gay in the new film franchise, despite himself being openly gay and a supporter of the LGBT community.

“I gave a lengthy telephone interview, but the headlines have been misleading. Apparently, controversy makes for better sales! Let me be clear: I am not disappointed that there is a gay character in Star Trek,” George said in his new statement. “On the contrary, as I made clear, I am delighted that the Star Trek franchise has addressed this issue, which is truly one of diversity. It is thrilling to know that future generations will not see LGBTs go wholly unrepresented in the Trek universe.”

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Zachary Quinto Reacts to George Takei's Gay Sulu Comments

Zachary Quinto is opening up about his disappointment with George Takei‘s criticism of the character Sulu being gay in Star Trek Beyond.

The legendary actor, who originated the role in the television series, said that it was “unfortunate” for the character to be gay in the new film.

“I find as a member of the LGBT community myself… I was disappointed by the fact that George was disappointed. You know, I think any member of the LGBT community that takes issue with the normalized and positive portray of members of our community in Hollywood and in mainstream blockbuster cinema… I get it, that he’s had his own personal journey and has his own personal relationship with this character. But, you know, as we established in the first Star Trek film in 2009, we’ve created an alternate universe,” Zachary told Pedestrian.tv.

“My hope is that eventually George can be strengthened by the enormously positive response from especially young people who are heartened by and inspired by this really tasteful and beautiful portrayal of something that I think is gaining acceptance and inclusion in our societies across the world, and should be,” Zach continued. Watch the video below.

Simon Pegg 'Respectfully' Disagrees With George Takei Calling Gay Sulu 'Unfortunate'

Simon Pegg has responded to George Takei‘s criticizing comments about the decision to make his old character Sulu – now played by John Cho – openly gay in the new movie Star Trek Beyond.

“I’m delighted that there’s a gay character,” George expressed. “Unfortunately, it’s a twisting of Gene‘s creation, to which he put in so much thought. I think it’s really unfortunate.”

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“I have huge love and respect for George Takei, his heart, courage and humor are an inspiration,” Simon, who stars as Scotty and also co-wrote the latest addition, wrote in a statement (via THR). “However, with regards to his thoughts on our Sulu, I must respectfully disagree with him.”

“He’s right, it is unfortunate, it’s unfortunate that the screen version of the most inclusive, tolerant universe in science fiction hasn’t featured an LGBT character until now,” Simon added. “We could have introduced a new gay character, but he or she would have been primarily defined by their sexuality, seen as the ‘gay character’, rather than simply for who they are, and isn’t that tokenism? I like this idea because it suggests that in a hypothetical multiverse, across an infinite matrix of alternate realities, we are all LGBT somewhere. Whatever dimension we inhabit, we all just want to be loved by those we love (and I love George Takei). I can’t speak for every reality but that must surely true of this one. Live long and prosper.”