Rapper B.o.B., Who Says the Earth is Flat, Tweeted His Way Through the Eclipse

It was more than a year ago that rapper B.o.B. — best known for his songs “Nothin’ on You” and “Airplanes” — told his 2.3 million Twitter followers that the Earth was flat.


(That even prompted a response from Neil deGrasse Tyson.)

So what was B.o.B. saying during today’s solar eclipse?

A lot. None of it peer-reviewed or published. For example, he claimed the moon generates its own light (it doesn’t), blamed the Hindu God Rahu for causing the eclipse (the myth says he swallows the sun),

To those who urge him to learn some science, he left an opening:

And to those who wonder where he gets all this ignorance from, he offered the most plausible argument to date:

If only that were true… because the alternative is horrifying.

(via Vulture)

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