05.29.2019

'Star Trek' actress Nichelle Nichols, 86, said to be heard screaming for help in audio recording: report

'Star Trek' actress Nichelle Nichols, 86, said to be heard screaming for help in audio recording: report Photo Courtesy Associated Press

Nichelle Nichols, the actress who played Lt. Nyota Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series in the 1960s, is reportedly heard screaming for help in an audio obtained by an Atlanta news station.

Nichols, now 86 years old and reportedly suffering from dementia, is engaged in a guardianship battle that involves her son, Atlanta’s WGCL-TV reported Tuesday night.

“You get your hands off me! You’re trying to get rid of me!” a voice said to be that of Nichols is heard shouting on the recording, according to the report.

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