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"SNL" Draws Comparison Between Bill Cosby And Michael Richards

"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.

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It was up in the air whether Saturday Night Live would address the sexual abuse allegations against Bill Cosby during the Nov. 21 episode after a week in which those accusations resurfaced and new ones emerged.

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Bill Cosby performs at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino on Sept. 26 in Las Vegas.

But two days before the episode, "Weekend Update" co-anchor Michael Che tweeted the following:

sooo we cant have the cosby show no more, but columbus day & thanksgiving is still cool?

Michael Che@CheThinksFollow

sooo we cant have the cosby show no more, but columbus day & thanksgiving is still cool?

10:02 AM - 20 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

maybe i shouldnt say this cause im sure none of u can relate. but i heard about this cosby thing years ago. & i still watched the cosby show

Michael Che@CheThinksFollow

maybe i shouldnt say this cause im sure none of u can relate. but i heard about this cosby thing years ago. & i still watched the cosby show

10:10 AM - 20 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite