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PopWrapped | Celebrities

Nichelle Nichols Of Star Trek Fame Suffers Stroke

Shane Avery | PopWrapped Author

Shane Avery

Updated 06/5/2015 11:40am
Nichelle Nichols Of Star Trek Fame Suffers Stroke | Nichelle Nichols
Media Courtesy of StyleMagazine

This isn't the type of news we enjoy reporting.

Reports broke today that Star Trek alum Nichelle Nichols, who played Lt. Uhura in the long running series, suffered a  mild stroke at her home in LA on Wednesday. 

Nichols', who is 82 years old, had her condition reported via a statement from her official Facebook account:

Official StatementLast night while at her home in LA, Nichelle Nichols suffered from a mild stroke. She is currently... Posted by Nichelle Nichols on Thursday, June 4, 2015

The news comes only 3 months following the untimely death of her co-star, Leonard Nimoy who played Spock in the classic sci-fi series. 

 

An update was given on Nichelle's Facebook page about an hour ago:

Update #1 6:25pm June 4, 2015Nichelle Nichols has had both a CAT scan and an MRI today. The CAT scan came back... Posted by Nichelle Nichols on Thursday, June 4, 2015
 

PopWrapped sends well wishes to Nichelle and hopes she recuperates from this unfortunate happening. 

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