Smash Mouth Tell de Grasse Tyson To 'F*ck Off' After Insensitive Shooting Comments

Smash Mouth Tell de Grasse Tyson To 'F*ck Off' After Insensitive Shooting Comments
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Celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is under fire from the band Smash Mouth and others after he posted an extremely insensitive comment after the recent massacre in El Paso. As Breitbart reports:

Celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is facing backlash from rock band Smash Mouth and gun control advocates after he took to Twitter to compare the number of deaths from the latest mass shootings to that of other causes, such as medical errors and suicide.

“In the past 48hrs, the USA horrifically lost 34 people to mass shootings. On average, across any 48hrs, we also lose…500 to Medical errors, 300 to the Flu, 250 to Suicide, 200 to Car Accidents, 40 to Homicide via Handgun,” Tyson said after the deadly mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. “Often our emotions respond more to spectacle than to data.”

 

Hours after Tyson shared the tweet, the band’s Twitter account, which has become known for sharing thoughts on the latest news topics, weighed in.

Smash Mouth responded to Tyson’s tweet and said, “F*CK OFF!!!! There’s your data!!!!”

 
The famous band's response to Tyson was certainly vulgar, but were they wrong? 
 Source: American Update

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