Way back when I interviewed Neil deGrasse Tyson, he insisted that he wasn’t interested in being a celebrity, and that the public spokesperson role wasn’t really something he asked for; he’d gladly stop any time if there were no demand for it. To which I now have to say: SUUUUUUUUUUUUUURE.
Yeah, I can buy – JUST – the notion that you’re only doing Cosmos to educate people, and not in any way because being a TV star is fun. But once you start voicing a talking pig on Gravity Falls, it’s time to admit that you love performing. Because all the available evidence suggests it, and that’s, like, science.
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