” I am truly sorry for what I did 20 years earlier.”
Uri Geller has actually lastly U-turned on his decision to avoid Nintendo from using Pokémon Kadabra, stating he continues to get “incredible volumes of e-mails” about it and is “really sorry” for the disagreement that flared up 20 years ago.
The Pokémon – which translates as “Yungerer” or “Yungeller” in Japanese and famously touted a spoon – disappeared in the early 2000 s after Geller mounted a legal fight after he alleged the Pokémon used his similarity. He especially differed that the Pokémon was an “evil, occult Pokémon character” (thanks, VG247) and battled to avoid Nintendo from utilizing it.
Now, nevertheless, it appears the illusionist has had a change of mind.
I am genuinely sorry for what I did 20 years back. Kids and grown-ups I am launching the restriction. It?s now all up to #Nintendo to bring my #kadabra #pokemon card back.
It will probably be one of the rarest cards now! Much energy and love to all! https://t.co/Rv1aJFlIKS pic.twitter.com/5zDMX5S8WA
— Uri Geller (@TheUriGeller) November 28, 2020
” I am genuinely sorry for what I did 20 years ago,” Geller confessed in a tweet on his official Twitter account. “Kids and grownups I am launching the ban. It’s now all approximately Nintendo to bring my kadabra pokemon card back.
” It will probably be one of the rarest cards now! Much energy and love to all!”
” Due to the significant volume of emails I am still getting pleading me to permit Nintendo to bring back Kadabra/Yungeller, I sent […] a letter to the chairman of Nintendo giving them consent to relaunch the Uri Geller Kadabra/Yungeller worldwide,” Geller told The Player, including his letter was “gotten by two Nintendo representatives.”