Neil deGrasse Tyson can’t wait to get his hands on president-elect Donald Trump. Or at least a certain part of Trump.
Celebrity astrophysicist Tyson tweeted Friday that he might grab Trump’s crotch when he comes face-to-face with the reality TV host-turned-world leader.
“When I meet President Trump, I may first grab his crotch — to get his attention — then discuss science with him,” Tyson wrote.
It’s unclear when Tyson plans to meet Trump. However, it’s evident that Tyson was referring to lewd remarks made by Trump during a 2005 conversation with then-“Access Hollywood” personality Billy Bush.
When I meet President Trump, I may first grab his crotch — to get his attention — then discuss Science with him.
– Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) November 18, 2016
During the conversation, which was leaked prior to the election, Trump bragged that, when you’re famous, women will let you do anything, including “grab ‘em by the p—y.”
As for the talking-science part, that seems like a logical topic of conversation for Tyson, if not for Trump — the president-elect has in the past claimed that global warming was a concept created by the Chinese “in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive” — a claim that was disputed by Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin this week.
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