George Takei thinks Donald Trump will return to his reality star roots after the election is over. But instead of hosting The Apprentice, he’ll be the star of a different show: The Biggest Loser.
In a tweet early Tuesday morning, the former Star Trek star wrote:
Taking a more serious tone, Takei also posted a lengthly Facebook status on Election Day eve. In it, he told voters that the “forces of reason, compassion, and equality always prevail.”
“Tomorrow, as our nation at last finishes the most wrenching election in recent memory, I cast my own vote with both an eye to our past, where we have already overcome so much, and an eye to our future, where so much promise remains. We will vote, we will get through this. We will win,” he wrote.
This is not the first time Takei has spoken out against Trump. Last December, Takei compared his real-life experience in Japanese-American internment camps during World War II to Trump’s anti-Muslim rhetoric. Specifically, he cited Trump’s proposal to ban Muslims from entering the United States.
“I am hearing all the echoes of that period,” he said at the time. “Historians have universally said that was one of the most egregious violations of the United States constitution. We must not repeat that again.”