"Claims night event in Florida means he can't 'beam up' to L.A. in time," the front page said.
"So my daughters Melanie and Lisabeth are attending Leonard's services," he wrote. "I chose to honor a commitment I made months ago to appear at a charitable fundraiser. A lot of money was raised. So here I am; tell me off."
In response to people who expressed anger toward Shatner for not flying to Los Angeles, the actor wrote: "One of the other misconceptions seems to be that folks think flights to
He then used the social media platform to share his memories of Nimoy and answer questions from his followers about the late actor using the hashtag "#leonardnimoy."
In the last of the tweets, Shatner again addresses N.Y. Daily News after the publication tweeted: "
@WilliamShatner wants to “discuss” our Sunday front page."
Shatner replied: "You know what I find puzzling. The headline is horrible but the article contradicts it."