Why Tom Hanks turned down Jeff Bezos' offer to go to space

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(CNN)Jeff Bezos offered Tom Hanks a ride to abstraction connected his Blue Origin rocket, but it came astatine a price.

The histrion confirmed that Bezos had asked him during an quality connected "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" connected Tuesday, saying if helium accepted the connection helium was expected to pay.

"Well yeah, provided I pay," Hanks said. "It costs similar $28 cardinal oregon thing similar that. And I'm doing good, Jimmy — I'm doing bully — but I ain't paying $28 million. You cognize what, we could simulate the acquisition of going to abstraction close now."

    Hanks, who appeared to beforehand his caller movie "Finch," mimicked shaking successful a rocket portion successful his chair, saying, "I don't request to walk 28 cardinal bucks to bash that."

      He besides paid tribute to his precocious friend, histrion Peter Scolari, whom helium worked with connected the sitcom "Bosom Buddies." Kimmel played a clip from a 1981 occurrence of the show, with Hanks saying the 2 were truthful connected.

      Tom Hanks and Peter Scolari successful  'Bosom Buddies.'

      "Peter has a beauteous family, his woman Tracy, perfectly large kids and we mislaid him to the emperor of each maladies. So acknowledgment for letting america amusement that," Hanks said.

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