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Subject: Re: How political-correctness ruined the Pirelli calendar
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:39:57 -0500
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In article<>, PeterN
<"peter,newdelete"> wrote:

> >>> In article<>, PeterN
> >>> <"peter,newdelete"> wrote:
> >>>> Last year there was a Star Trek exhibit on the Intrepid. It combined the
> >>>> original with the Next Generation. I was told that most of the actors
> >>>> were nice, regular guys. William Shattner was charging for his
> >>>> autograph. I leave the name for that, up to the readers.
> >>>
> >>> most of them do that. they know the fans will pay, so why not.
> >>
> >> Not when they are being paid for the appearance. And the fans are making
> >> a generous donation to a charity.
> >> BTW I used to represent entertainers. Most thought it beneath them to
> >> charge for an autograph. They either declined, or gave one free. I don't
> >> know the source for your statement, but I KNOW it's not true.
> > 
> > I went to ST convention and most of the stars you had to pay for their
> > autographs and pay for the part where they stand on stage and answer
> > questions.
> > Depending on who they were the cost was set, some were free but most cost
> > money, I only went to the free ones.
> > But this wasn't a charity event.
> > 
> I specifically was talking about charitable fund raisers.

no you weren't. you didn't say *anything* about charity. you said 'a
star trek exhibit'.