George Takei (Sulu on Star Trek) says he is gay. What is he, a thousand years old? Why'd he wait till now? And who cares?
But get how AP screws up his Star Trek stint: "Takei joined the 'Star Trek' cast in 1973 as Hikaru Sulu, a character he played for three seasons on television and in six subsequent films."
Uh, no. Takei was a cast member of the original Star Trek, which ran from 1966 to 1969, as even the most lackadaisical Google search or half-assed trekkie could have told AP. There was an animated version that began in 1973.
Takei's always great on The Simpsons, though.
Update: Any bets on when the AP does a stealth edit?
Update II: The RMN's version of the same AP story, published about ten minutes ago at 9:07 MDT, is corrected.
Update III: So this is what happens when you run out of things to write about.