Tag: Bill Cosby rape scandal

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Constand to Confront Cosby After Parade of Women Take Aim

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby’s chief accuser is set to take the witness stand on Friday at his sexual assault retrial, making for a climactic courtroom showdown after five other women told jurors that the man once revered as “America’s Dad” is a serial rapist who harmed them too.

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Bill Cosby’s Accusers React to His Sexual Assault Charges

Following news that Bill Cosby has been charged for allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting former Temple University employee Andrea Constand, a number of women who have accused the comedian of similar crimes have spoken out.

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Bill Cosby May Lose University of San Francisco Honorary Degree

The University of San Francisco is considering whether it should revoke Bill Cosby’s honorary degree, awarded in 2012. As numerous allegations of sexual assault and drugging by Cosby continue to surface, USF is among several educational institutions that are questioning their ties with the entertainer.

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Obama on Bill Cosby: Drugs + No Consent = Rape

President Barack Obama said Wednesday he cannot revoke comedian Bill Cosby’s Presidential Medal of Freedom, but did imply accusations lodged against him, paired with an admission he used drugs for sex, make a strong case he may be guilty of rape.

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Whoopi Goldberg: ‘The View’s’ Very Own Serial-Rape Denier

“Rape denier” is not a term to be thrown around loosely, especially by me, someone accused of that numerous times for my unforgivable sin of proving Lena Dunham falsely accused an innocent man of rape.  “The View’s” Whoopi Goldberg is

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Covered in Oatmeal? Latest Bill Cosby Accuser Weighs In

While more than 30 women have now accused comedian Bill Cosby of some form of sexual impropriety, his latest alleged victim claims that in addition to the use of drugs and alcohol as aphrodisiacs, Dr. Huxtable got weird with breakfast food.

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Bill Cosby Praises Eddie Murphy for Declining to Mock Him at ‘SNL40’

Former Saturday Night Live cast member Norm MacDonald took to Twitter Wednesday night to discuss preparations for last weekend’s SNL40 reunion, revealing what work went into the special, the highs and lows, and why fellow former alum Eddie Murphy backed out of playing Bill Cosby in an 11th hour decision.

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Watch: Bill Cosby Called ‘Rapist’ by Heckler at Live Performance

Comedian Bill Cosby made his return to stand-up this week in Canada, where he stunned a crowd by making light of the allegations that he drugged and sexually assaulted more than 20 women over the course of his career, and at one point during the show, he was called a “rapist” by a heckler.