Tom Hanks refused The invitation from Jeff Bezos NS space travel On October 13, aboard his Blue Origin rocket.
This was revealed by Tom Hanks himself during his visit to “Jimmy Kimmel Live” which he attended on November 2 to promote his new movie.
Tom Hanks refused to go to space because he had to pay more than 576 million pesos
Presenter Jimmy Kimmel asked Tom Hanks if rumors that billionaire Jeff Bezos had invited him to travel to space were true.
Tom Hanks confirmed the release, stating that he declined the invitation due to Pay $28 million (more than 576 million pesos) to have a place on the rocket.
The actor is considered one of the most prominent celebrities in Hollywood and has a net worth of 400 million dollars (more than 8 thousand and 232 million pesos).
However, Tom Hanks said Not wanting to spend that amount of money, even if you do well:
“Yeah, that’s right, (Jeff Bezos called me) as long as I pay. You know: It costs $28 million or something. I’m fine, Jimmy, I’m fine. But I’m not going to pay 28 million”
Tom Hanks says he’d agree to go to space if it was free
Tom Hanks continued to reject the idea of flying into space, and supported the idea of Go into space from the comfort of your own home, while trying to mimic a missile launch:
“You know, we can simulate the experience of going into space now. It’s a 12-minute flight, is that it? We can all do it in our seats here. I don’t need to spend $28 million to do it. I can do it at home.”
Later, Kimmel asked Tom Hanks if he That would change your mind About space flight If I could do it for free. The castaway actor’s response:
“I would sometimes just to experience the joy, pretending to be a billionaire.”
Tom Hanks and other celebrities will have tickets to travel to space with Virgin Galactic
Although Tom Hanks refused Jeff Bezos’ invitation, the American media confirms it If you are planning to travel to space.
For this, I would book Tickets worth over 5 million pesos To join the space tourists who will travel in Transatlantic Virgin Galactic D Richard Branson.
About 600 people from 58 countries have booked tickets. According to the Insider portal, Other celebrities Those planning to travel to space with Virgin Galactic are:
- Leonardo DiCaprio
- Brad Pitt
- Angelina Jolie
- Russell Brand
- Lady Gaga
- Katy Perry
- Justin Beiber
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