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Casting Couch Bill Cosby Should Admit His Guilt And Prove Everybody Right: No Trial Required

by | 25th, November 2014

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Bill Cosby is under the cosh. The actor who played cuddly Cliff Huxtable in the Eighties a kind of safe suburban Black Man Can Jumpers is accused of being a rapist.

No trial. Now arrest. No charges. Bill Cosby says he’s innocent. He says:

“I know people are tired of me not saying anything, but a guy doesn’t have to answer to innuendos.”

But the media is onto him. CNN  declares:

 From TV dad to accused sexual predator

A detective says when questioned about allegedly raping Andrew Constana, then 31, at his mansion in Philadelphia in 2004, Bill Cosby was  “evasive . . . only telling us things he knew we already knew”. The district attourney, Bruce L Castor Jr, said he felt in his gut that “something untoward” had occurred. He says:

“I couldn’t say that I thought he was guilty but that I couldn’t prove it. I didn’t want to pollute the jury pool for the civil trial.”

Well, that’s good enough for us, right? Ms Constand waited a year before telling the police.

And in 2006 Ms Constand’s civil lawsuit against Bill Cosby was settled on undisclosed terms.

Case closed.

But others have come forward to claim Cosby assaulted them.

No arrest. No charges. But  NBC has cancelled Cosby’s new sitcom.  Netflix postponed a Bill Cosby 77 tribute. Channel  TV Land  refuses to broadcast old episodes of The Cosby Show .

A comci called Hannibal Buress stood on stage and said:

“He has the smuggest old black man public persona. Pull your pants up, black people. I can talk down to you, because I had a successful sitcom.’ Yeah, you rape women, Bill Cosby. That brings you down a couple of notches.”

Barbara Bowman added in print:

“Cosby won my trust as a 17-year-old aspiring actress in 1985, brainwashed me into viewing him as a father figure, and then assaulted me multiple times… I’ll never forget the clinking of his belt buckle as he struggled to pull his pants off.  There had to be a network of willfully blind wallflowers at best, or people willing to aid him in committing these sexual crimes at worst.”

One Guardian writer believes her, calling her “outspoken victim Barbara Bowman”. Not ‘alleged victim’. Just victim. Send the man down. To prove that was no accident, Lindy West adds, , “the latest

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