Neil deGrasse Tyson Sexual Misconduct Claims Being Investigated by Fox

Quote:Fox and the producers of the television series “Cosmos” have opened an investigation into multiple sexual misconduct claims against the show’s host, Neil deGrasse Tyson. The move follows a report on the website Patheos in which two women accused Tyson of inappropriate sexual behavior.

“The credo at the heart of ‘Cosmos’ is to follow the evidence wherever it leads,” the producers said in a joint statement. “The producers of ‘Cosmos’ can do no less in this situation.  We are committed to a thorough investigation of this matter and to act accordingly as soon as it is concluded.”

Fox Broadcasting also issued a statement, saying, “We have only just become aware of the recent allegations regarding Neil deGrasse Tyson. We take these matters very seriously and we are reviewing the recent reports.”

In the Patheos article, Dr. Katelyn N. Allers of Bucknell University claimed deGrasse Tyson groped her at an event in 2009. Another woman, Ashley Watson, claimed in the article that she quit her former job as Tyson’s assistant in response to repeated inappropriate sexual advances he made toward her.

Both allegations came to light roughly a year after musician Tchiya Amet claimed that Tyson raped her when they were both graduate students.

Tyson hosted 2014’s “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey,” a science anthology in the vein of author Carl Sagan’s 1980 series “Cosmos: A Personal Voyage.” A sequel, with Tyson again set to host, is set to premiere next year on Fox and sister cable channel National Geographic. The revival series is produced by Cosmos Studios, Fuzzy Door Productions, and Santa Fe Studios.
Another accuser has come forward. Sounds like he drunkenly asked a woman to have sex with him. Messed up this is lumped in with the alleged rape. There should be levels to this.

Quote:The fourth woman claims Tyson drunkenly approached her during a holiday party at the American Museum of Natural History, where he works, in January 2010 and began making crude comments and jokes toward her before eventually suggesting that they both go into his office alone. The woman had been invited to the party by her then-boyfriend, who was also an employee. Emails obtained by BuzzFeed show that she later mentioned the alleged interaction in a 2014 email to her employers — in an attempt to “shoot down a proposed collaboration with Tyson,” the site reports.
I can't believe the stupidity of some people.

If you call everything sexual harassment, sooner or later the term won't mean much of anything.
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“After we had taken the picture, he noticed my tattoo and kind of grabbed me to look at it, and was really obsessed about whether I had Pluto on this tattoo or not… and then he looked for Pluto, and followed the tattoo into my dress.”

God this sounds like some joke article by The Onion
don't trust fox somebody else gotta do the investigation lol.
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