They cause his pants to fall down to the floor in the security pat down progress in front of a crowd of people in line embarrassing him. What I want to know is why did they purposely single him out? He's 81. He was groped and publicly humiliated. Many people are saying they did it because he is white. I don't know but Captain Kirk is probably extremely ticked off about this. William Shatner's Pants Fall During TSA Check Star Trek legend William Shatner was left nursing a bruised ego when his trousers fell down during an airport security check in front of dozens of fellow travellers. The actor was queuing at Los Angeles International Airport to catch a flight to South Africa when he was singled out for a search by officials.