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Chris Pine's Gay Pride Experience Involved A Trekkie Wearing Only A Sock: VIDEO

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Chris Pine was on Conan O'Brien's talk show last night to discuss his new movie, People Like Us, when the conversation turned to the actor's recent visit to New York, which happened to coincide with last weekend's gay pride parade.

According to Pine, he was walking down the street to see a friend when a pride reveler, wearing only a sock, began chasing him and shouting "Captain Kirk!"

Those gay trekkies are all business!

Watch Pine retell the tale, AFTER THE JUMP.

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  1. i would have taken off the sock...

    Posted by: DRG | Jun 28, 2012 10:12:34 AM


  2. I would have chased him too but I would have been wearing more than a sock. :)

    Posted by: Gigi | Jun 28, 2012 10:23:09 AM


  3. I bet Mr. Spock chases him all the time!

    Posted by: Tim | Jun 28, 2012 10:24:41 AM


  4. @ Tim

    It could have been George Takei lol.

    Posted by: Sam | Jun 28, 2012 10:34:32 AM


  5. Pics or it didn't happen! (Seriously, where are the pics?)

    Posted by: Kevin_BGFH | Jun 28, 2012 11:24:20 AM


  6. The end of the story is that he made it back to the hotel in 12 minutes. I hope the sock guy wasn't tired when they got there.

    Posted by: Markt | Jun 28, 2012 11:54:21 AM


  7. He seems utterly adorable...

    Posted by: Michael in Toronto | Jun 28, 2012 12:06:15 PM


  8. The fact that a gay man shows up for a Pride parade wearing only a sock demonstrates how much growing up some people have yet to do, and how little they think about how their actions impact on others. Those actions really make no one look good.

    Posted by: David | Jun 28, 2012 1:06:13 PM


  9. God he is hot!

    Posted by: aneas t. | Jun 28, 2012 1:34:10 PM


  10. @David

    "'Can't we get our people to at least DRESS respectfully for one lousy day? Is that too much to ask of our people?'

    Yes, yes it is.

    Because you are kidding yourself if you think Pride parades, in any form, will EVER change the minds of homophobes. The straight people who show up to see Pride parades are already largely convinced. We're parading to the choir, Jesse. Those straight people love our freaks, bless them."

    — http://joemygod.blogspot.com/2012/06/watching-defectives.html

    Posted by: Eric | Jun 28, 2012 3:39:31 PM


  11. David, your post really makes no one look good, least of all you.

    Say Hi to Mrs. Bachmann, mmkay

    Posted by: We are Here | Jun 28, 2012 10:36:01 PM


  12. He was likely visiting Zachary Quinto, who's gay & his co-star in Star Trek. The two are close & I've had fantasies of them together. Too bad he's straight.

    Posted by: Scar2 | Jul 1, 2012 3:50:05 AM


  13. Pride parades are as much about individual pride as community pride. If someone choses to show up in nothing more than a sock then they are NOT representing "our people", only themselves. And, as ridiculous and distasteful as that limited attire may seem to some people, it is their right. Anyone who allows themself to be defined and/or represented by another indivdual or group is making a huge mistake.

    @Eric - 2 thumbs up!

    Posted by: ThomT | Jul 8, 2012 5:28:51 PM


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