Stephen Hawking is really trying to get himself back in the news again. First, he got attention in his declaration that man “must colonize planets in other solar systems traveling there using “Star Trek”-style propulsion or face extinction.”
Then he was approached about appearing in Britain’s upcoming Celebrity Big Brother. Although it is likely that he will decline the offer, he has been known to stoop pretty low.
At the height of the Mark Foley scandal, Hawking made this questionable career move:
Thanks to annika for finding the audio.