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Bill Cosby Tells A Woman "Be Careful About Drinking Around Me" During His Stand-Up

In his show in London, Ontario, on Thursday night, Cosby made a joking reference to the many recent accounts by women accusing him of sexual assault.

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Bill Cosby, who has been accused by several dozen women of sexual assault, played the second of three stand-up shows in Canada on Thursday.

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Protesters outside of the Cosby venue in Kitchener, Ontario, Wednesday night.

According to reports on Twitter, a woman who appeared to be "inebriated" interrupted the show.

Here is how Cosby responded, according to two journalists on Twitter who live-tweeted the performance.

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"You have to be careful about drinking around me," Cosby just said to a woman in the crowd. Loud gasps from the audience.

Richard Warnica@richardwarnicaFollow

"You have to be careful about drinking around me," Cosby just said to a woman in the crowd. Loud gasps from the audience.

5:22 PM - 08 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

The gasps then changed to cheers and applause.

Richard Warnica, who is a reporter for the National Post, also tweeted a photo of the restrictions the audience was under.

Handed out to ticket holders at tonight's Cosby show.

Richard Warnica@richardwarnicaFollow

Handed out to ticket holders at tonight's Cosby show.

4:18 PM - 08 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Apparently, those rules didn't work out well:

Security just pulled a man out of the crowd in London. "You are a rapist!" he yelled at Cosby on the way out.

Richard Warnica@richardwarnicaFollow

Security just pulled a man out of the crowd in London. "You are a rapist!" he yelled at Cosby on the way out.

5:53 PM - 08 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

Six police officers surround the man pulled from the crowd.

Richard Warnica@richardwarnicaFollow

Six police officers surround the man pulled from the crowd.

5:55 PM - 08 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

Police arrested one man for failing to identify himself. They held him in cuffs in the foyer for a few minutes then let him go.

Richard Warnica@richardwarnicaFollow

Police arrested one man for failing to identify himself. They held him in cuffs in the foyer for a few minutes then let him go.

6:01 PM - 08 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

Cosby addressed the incident after the show in a statement issued by his publicist.

"Dear Fans: One outburst but over 2600 loyal, patient and courageous fans enjoyed the most wonderful medicine that exist for human-kind. Laughter. I thank you, the theatre staff (Budweiser Gardens), the event organizers and the London, ON Community for your continued honor and support. I'm Far From Finished," he said.

Follow Warnica on Twitter for his updates on the rest of the show.

Kate Aurthur is the chief Los Angeles correspondent for BuzzFeed News. Aurthur covers the television and film industries.

Contact Kate Aurthur at kate.aurthur@buzzfeed.com.

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