William Shatner Is Still Mad At WDRB News Anchor Chris Sutter Five Years Into Feud

Oct 5, 2021 at 11:20 am
William Shatner

The unlikely feud between “Star Trek” star William Shatner and WDRB news anchor Chris Sutter continues. 

Sutter rehashed the five-year long fight on a WDRB newscast yesterday after reporting the recent news that the former Captain Kirk star will actually be going to space — on the next flight from Jeff Bezos’ private aerospace company, Blue Origin. 

WDRB tagged Shatner in a Twitter post, and the frequent tweeter responded, still clearly holding a grudge against Sutter.

Shatner did get some information wrong about how the feud started. It actually began at a salon. Shatner visited Sensations Salon & Spa on Bardstown Road in 2016 during a visit to the Kentucky State Fair. 

The employees were understandably excited about a star in their midst and snapped pictures of Shatner while he waited. Sutter reported the story, and Shatner apparently took umbrage — blocking Sutter on Twitter.

Almost exactly one year ago, another WDRB employee took up a mission to get Sutter unblocked using — what else — Twitter. Shatner responded with a directive for Sutter.

But, while Captain Kirk is known for being a leader with a strong sense of justice, Shatner is apparently pretty petty. Because after Sutter did, in fact, raise $555 for Shatner’s charity, the Hollywood Charity Horse Show, the star responded with this:

So, Sutter remains blocked — even though, as he pointed out last year, he actually raised $555 from 40 donors, meeting Shatner’s goal. But, he doesn’t seem to care much, if yesterday’s zero-word reaction to Shatner’s continued bitterness is any indication. 

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