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Program of Neil deGrasse Tyson to refrigerator referenced after #MeToo-accusations

National Geographic has the tv-show “StarTalk With Neil deGrasse Tyson’ of its programming met as long as the investigation is into allegations of sexual misconduct at the address of the well-known American astrophysicist. That report entertainmentmagazine The Hollywood Reporter.

In the show, talks Tyson every week with a guest about science. The fifth season started on 12 november last year. Three weeks after Tyson by two women, was accused of inappropriate sexual behavior took National Geographic to the program from the screen.

The two women, Dr. Katelyn Allers, and Ashley Watson, claiming that Tyson’s sexual advances has made. Allers, a professor in physics and astronomy at Bucknell University, said on the online platform Patheos that Tyson her groped during a meeting of the American Astronomical Society in 2009. She called the behavior of Tyson “scary”. Watson worked as an assistant to Tyson, and claimed that the astrophysicist on her ingepraat would have to have sex with him. He was also supposed to “inappropriate statements” have done. After the incident, she resigned.

Tyson refuted at the beginning of december last year, all allegations against his person in an extensive Facebookpost and wrote that he looked for “an independent investigation”. He also came back on allegations of rape in 2014 by a former klasgenote. That incident would be the end of the 80s at the University of Texas played.

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