Kevin Hart Declined Offer To Go To Space Because He Didn’t Feel Safe, Says He’ll Consider It When ‘I’ve Lived Life & My Kids Are A Certain Age’

Kevin Hart Declined Offer To Go To Space Because He Didn’t Feel Safe, Says He’ll Consider It When ‘I’ve Lived Life & My Kids Are A Certain Age’

While Jeff Bezos made headlines for his trip to space earlier this week, Kevin Hart isn’t ready to venture into another dimension just yet.

 

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He said on his SiriusXM show Straight From The Hart, 

“I was offered a seat on a shuttle to space, and the offer came with wanting to document a celebrity’s experience. They said they wanted to document my experience from start to finish and have me complete it. It was like 30, 45 days of spending time with a team, and then you’re looking at a 60- to 90-minute trip.”

He didn’t reveal how much he was offered for the trip and said the amount “isn’t important”, explaining that he turned it down because he didn’t feel it was safe.

“I said, ‘I would love to know the record of space shuttles that made it versus the ones that didn’t. What’s the record of success versus non-success?’ And that’s my reason. That number is too close. It’s not a crazy upside-down number one way or the other. It’s too f—— close, and that’s that for me.”

The father of four added that he could be open to it when he’s in another stage of his life.

“Now,  if I’m on the other side of life — if I’m 60, 65 — my kids are a certain age, I’ve seen all the flowers blossom, and I’d have lived life, [then] that’s something that you punctuate it with. At this point, when you’ve got these little ones — nah, I can’t f— around with space at this point.”

Kevin Hart is father to daughter Heaven, 16, son Hendrix, 13, son Kenzo, 3, and daughter Kaori, 9 months.

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Authored by: Char Patterson