From Clinton To Trump: The Powerful Men In Jeffrey Epstein’s Orbit
Krauss, a so-called “
celebrity scientist,” directed a Harvard University
program that was made possible by Epstein’s $30 million donation. In 2011, he defended Epstein in a
Daily Beast article. “If anything, the unfortunate period he suffered has caused him to really think about what he wants to do with his money and his time, and support knowledge,” Krauss said. “Jeffrey has surrounded himself with beautiful women and young women, but they’re not as young as the ones that were claimed. As a scientist I always judge things on empirical evidence and he always has women ages 19 to 23 around him, but I’ve never seen anything else, so as a scientist, my presumption is that whatever the problems were I would believe him over other people.” Krauss, who taught at Arizona State University, would go on to be accused of sexual misconduct in 2018. The school
found the allegations to be truthful, while Krauss still denies the claims.