The popular Canadian actor, William Shatner, who is best known for his role as James T Kirk, the captain of the USS Enterprise in Star Trek, has just declared his support for Vitalik Buterin of Ethereum on Twitter to his over 2.5 million of followers on Twitter. After giving a thumbs-up to Vitalik Buterin On Twitter, an Ethereum critic who denounced Vitalik Buterin calling him a literal fraudster because he failed to make Ethereum completely decentralized, was provoked. The user with the "prominent apologist" handle was not happy with the fact that Shatner was siding with Buterin. In response Shatner said:
"You are a code, go and develop your blockchain platform and make sure it is decentralized to 1000% .Otherwise, spend the money on your mattress.I have heard it is only supervised by bedbugs".
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Continually, and to prove that he too had a good understanding of blockchain technology, Shatner said:
"Your point of view does not take into account the fact that the code must be verified and approved by the consortium before it is accepted, and thinks that everything exists in a bubble, which is why we have ERC-1701, ERC-20 and ERC-721".
Shatner's solid support for Vitalik Buterin and Ethereum's blockchain earned him a thumbs-up from the cryptocurrency community. One of the members of the Ethereum community praised Shatner for "listing the ERC standards at school the troll".
While Main, the showdown that occurred between the Buterin critic and Kirk was the bass for the tribal comedy Trekkies. They started talking about blockchain technology and science fiction. One of the Trekkies said: "how can we trust a Ferengi?". Another user said that Shatner was supporting Buterin because of his resemblance to his character on Star Trek.
Shatner and the cryptocurrency industry
This is not the first time that Shatner has been involved in the cryptocurrency sector. Some time ago, he became a spokesperson for a solar-powered mining plant that was purchased by Solar Alliance Energy in July. This is part of the green energy initiative that has been activated in Illinois. Shatner once again proved to be a fan of cryptocurrencies and the underlying blockchain technology.