William Shatner hunts down Mashable editor for calling him a ‘teenage girl’

Star Trek actor William Shatner has shown he is not to be messed with on social media after calling out news site Mashable for calling him a ‘teenage girl’.

Mashable's jibe referred to Shatner asking musician Justin Bieber to follow him on Twitter – as tens of millions of Bieber’s teenage girl fans would historically do on a daily basis.

Shatner was not amused with the headline which was sparked with the following conversation.

The low-key conversation saw Shatner ask Bieber to participate in a charity event. It didn’t go by unnoticed by Mashable which invoked the ire of the star with this headline.

Less than an hour later Shatner set his sights on Mashable editor Lance Ulanoff who distanced himself from the headline.

Ulanoff was apologetic.

Although it did little to placate Shatner.

This particular incident goes to show how quickly insults or inaccuracies can reach the recipients in the age of social media.

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