Saturday, May 25, 2024

Phylicia Rashad Comes Out Swinging for Bill Cosby: “A terrible wrong is being righted- a miscarriage of justice is corrected!”


Claire Huxtable has come out swinging. Actress Phylicia Rashad, who defended Bill Cosby in this very column a few years ago, has expressed her support for her friend and former co-star on The Cosby Show.

I may not completely agree with Rashad, but I love that she stands by her friend no matter what. She got into a lot of trouble when she told me what she thought originally. God bless her.

She adds: “I fully support survivors of sexual assault coming forward. My post was in no way intended to be insensitive to their truth. Personally, I know from friends and family that such abuse has lifelong residual effects. My heartfelt wish is for healing.”

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Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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