The comedian, who has come under fire by numerous women who said he sexually assaulted them, said in federal court records that he offered the National Enquirer an exclusive interview in 2005 in exchange for their not publishing an article.
Thirty years ago, the Huxtables represented an ideal black family — successful, intelligent, and approachable. In the aftermath of Ferguson, today’s America doesn’t have much tolerance for those who don’t fit into the Huxtable mold.
“I was wrong to not deal with the sexual assault charges against Cosby,” Mark Whitaker tweeted Monday night.
“We may be looking at America’s greatest serial rapist that ever got away with this,” Jewel Allison told the New York Daily News.
Frank Scotti says he paid women for Bill Cosby and stood guard over the comedian’s dressing room after he would invite young models inside. “I did a lot of crazy things for him. He was covering himself by having my name on it. It was a coverup. I realized it later.”
“I mean, I know it’s not the same thing, but I forgave Kramer,” “Weekend Update” co-anchor Michael Che said of one comedian who allegedly raped and drugged woman, and another who launched into a racist rant on stage during the Nov. 21 episode of SNL.
Victoria Valentino told The Washington Post that Cosby drugged and abused her in 1970.
The allegations the beloved comedian thought would fade away resurfaced earlier this year, and in mere months, the career Cosby had built was over.
Allegations against the comedian date back to 2005.
The power of outcry momentum — and having a famous accuser.
Former model-actress Angela Leslie said Cosby tried to drug her and forced her to fondle him in a Las Vegas hotel room in 1992. Meanwhile, his upcoming shows in Las Vegas and Tucson were canceled.
Therese Serignese, now a nurse in Florida, said Cosby raped her in 1972 when she was 19. It is the latest in a series of similar accusations from women against the comedian.
“I would appreciate it if that was scuttled,” Bill Cosby said during a recent interview after sexual assault questions were raised.
After the former supermodel accused Cosby of raping her in 1982, his lawyer sent BuzzFeed News a letter calling the claims “false and outlandish.”
No, Don Lemon. Updated: Lemon will not face disciplinary actions.
UPDATE: After mounting public pressure, and a rash of renewed and new criminal accusations against Cosby, NBC has dumped the developing sitcom it had once touted while TV Land has pulled video clips of The Cosby Show off its website. On Tuesday, Janice Dickinson said Cosby had raped her in 1982.
The clip, from 1969, was tracked down by the Village Voice.
Joan Tarshis said the comedian attacked her twice in 1969 when she was 19 years old.
The comedian’s lawyer says the allegations of rape are discredited and untrue.
For the second time this month, a TV interview with Bill Cosby has been canceled. The comedian also stayed silent when grilled on the rape accusations on NPR.
The episode has been in the works for more than a year and was planned to air this weekend even before the Cosby meme debacle. “You are scaring white people!”
The womanizing, bizarre roles Cosby played in the ’70s are the ones that have stayed with me — not Dr. Huxtable.
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“You raped women, Bill Cosby.”
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Biographer Mark Whitaker comments on why, in its nearly 500 pages, Cosby: His Life and Times doesn’t address the 2006 sexual assault lawsuit that led to 13 other women coming forward with similar stories.
Past sexual assault allegations have re-emerged against Cosby, but that has not affected the network’s plans.
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