William Shatner became the oldest person in space on Wednesday. The 90-year-old Star Trek star lifted off aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket for an 11-minute spaceflight. An emotional Shatner said, “Everybody in this world needs to do this,” after he landed back on earth. “I’m so filled with emotion about what just happened. It’s extraordinary, extraordinary. I hope I can maintain what I feel now. I don’t want to lose it. It’s so much larger than me and life.”
Rapper Tyga was arrested in a felony domestic violence investigation on Tuesday. Tyga’s girlfriend Camaryn Swanson shared photos of herself with a black eye on social media. She claims she has been “emotionally, mentally and physically abused.” Tyga was released after posting $50,000 in bail.
Howie Mandel was rushed to the hospital after passing out at a Starbucks in Los Angeles. According to TMZ the comedian was there with his wife and friends when he suddenly passed out and fell over. He was able to sit up by the time paramedics arrived at the scene. A source close to Mandel told TMZ that they believe he fainted due to low blood sugar and say doctors are running tests to be sure.