ByAbi Toll, writer at
Abi Toll

There is no rhyme or reason for why an image has emerged on Twitter showing Star Treks' William Shatner being throttled by Star Wars' Carrie Fisher.

The only clue we have as to why this staged altercation took place was contextualized by the 'victim' William Shatner in a tweet (via

Thankfully promptly replied with this tweet bringing relief to many:

Sci-fi fan and actor also waded in with a characteristically witty tweet:

So whilst we still have no clue as for the motives of this staged murder, or how was brought back from the dead, it's nice to see two intergalactic heavyweights having fun.

If Princess Leia and Captain Kirk were to truly battle it out on screen- who do you think would win?




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