Quick Reminder Of That Time Buzz Aldrin Punched A Lunar Truther In The Face

This is why you should never mess with a man who walked on the moon.

Back in 2002, Buzz Aldrin – then 72 years old – was accosted by conspiracy theorist Bart Sibrel outside a hotel in Los Angeles.

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The “lunar truther” called Aldrin a “coward” and a “liar” and asked him to “swear on the Bible (that he) walked on the moon”.

Aldrin’s response?


Moral of the story: Do not mess with Buzz Aldrin.


Because he will own you, every time.

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Luke Lewis is BuzzFeed's Head of European Growth and is based in London.
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