Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Divorce Claims Man's Star Trek Apartment
Tony Alleyne and his "Star Trek" theme apartment One man boldly went where interior decorating had never gone before - until divorce snatched it all away from him.After separating from his wife, Georgina, in 1994, British DJ/die-hard Trekkie Tony Alleyne spent 10 years and $150,000 transforming his apartment into a replica of the interior of Star Trek's U.S.S. Voyager - but he must tear it all down now that his wife has filed for divorce. The apartment was actually in her name and Georgina, who had been paying the mortgage, wants to sell the place as a conventional property, she tells The Sun.Watch clips from Star Trek"To say I'm gutted is an understatement," Alleyne tells the paper. "It is my life's work - and it looks like it's going into a skip. I admit there were tears."Lesson of the day: Never build something in or on a property you don't own.Click here to check out the geekiest man cave ever before it beams up.