Famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is under fire this weekend, facing serious new allegations of sexual misconduct from two different women.
The Cosmos host is currently under investigation by parent network Fox, as well as National Geographic and the production team of his scientific docuseries as they all collectively try to learn more about the allegations.
Two women came forward on Thursday in a piece written at
Fox and National Geographic had previously ordered a second series of Cosmos — which originally aired as a miniseries on PBS back in 2014 — slated to begin again next year. It’s unclear if/how the show will be affected by this news.
Back in 2014, another woman had previously accused the scientist of rape in a blog post, an event which allegedly took place while the pair were classmates at the University of Texas, Austin.
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