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Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby


Famous as :

Actor, comedian

Birth Name :

William Henry Cosby, Jr.

Birth Date :

July 12, 1937

Birth Place :

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Spouse :

Camille Olivia Hanks (since 25-Jan-64)

Claim to fame :

As Alexander Scott in "I Spy" (1965) (TV)

Latest News

Bill Cosby Won't Be Charged Over Judy Huth's Molestation Claim

December 17, 2014 02:05:03 GMT

will not be charged over Judy Huth's lawsuit. On Tuesday, December 16, Los Angeles prosecutors declined to file any charges against the comedian because the case was too old and surpassed the statute of limitations.

Bill Cosby's Wife Camille Defends Him From Sexual Assault Allegations

December 16, 2014 01:53:27 GMT

's wife Camille has broken her silence about sexual assault claims against him. In a statement released on Monday, December 15, Camille compared the scandal surrounding her husband to an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia.

Bill Cosby's Endowed Professorship in Spelman College Is Suspended

December 15, 2014 08:46:43 GMT

Spelman College has suspended The William and Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby Endowed Professorship, a prestigious endowed professorship named in honor of and his wife Camille, in the wake of his sexual assault scandal. Spelman announced the decision on late Sunday, December 14 on its website.

Bill Cosby Wants 'Black Media' to Stay Neutral Amidst His Sexual Assault Scandal

December 14, 2014 19:35:38 GMT

breaks silence amidst the mounting allegations of sexual assault against him. Without mentioning the specific issue, he says that the media should stay impartial when covering news. He also says his wife always stands by his side.

Sherri Shepherd Launches Twitter Rants Against Bill Cosby Scandal

December 12, 2014 06:06:08 GMT

took to Twitter on Thursday, December 11 to share her opinion about scandal. Sherri's postings came after former model Beverly Johnson went forward with her claims against the comedian.

Video: 'South Park' Takes on Bill Cosby Scandal With a Creepy Christmas Special

December 12, 2014 03:30:37 GMT

"" tackled sex abuse scandal in its holiday special which aired on Wednesday, December 10. The episode featured a faux holiday show titled "The Washington Redskins Go F**k Yourself Holiday Special" in which animated version of Cosby and sang "Baby It's Cold Outside".

Model Beverly Johnson Accuses Bill Cosby of Drugging Her in 1980s

December 11, 2014 23:05:16 GMT

Five accusers previously said there would be more women who will come forward. Indeed, actress and iconic African-American former model Beverly Johnson decided to tell her harrowing experience, and consequently became the most high-profile woman to accuse the comedian to date.

Bill Cosby Sued by New Accuser for Defamation

December 11, 2014 01:50:34 GMT

is hit with a new lawsuit filed on Wednesday, December 10 by a woman who accused him of drugging and assaulting her in the 1970s. Tamara Green said in the lawsuit filed in federal court in Massachusetts that Bill defamed her "good name and reputation" when he branded her a liar.

Five Bill Cosby Accusers Speak Out on CNN: 'We Suffered Collectively'

December 09, 2014 09:21:47 GMT

Five accusers sat down with Alisyn Camerota and Don Lemon on the CNN special "The Cosby Show: A Legend Under Fire" on Monday, December 8. The five women were Barbara Bowman, Joan Tarshis, P.J. Masten, Victoria Valentino and Kristina Ruehli.

Hugh Hefner Responds to Bill Cosby Sexual Abuse Allegations: It Is 'Truly Saddening'

December 08, 2014 02:49:38 GMT

has responded to his longtime friend 's sexual abuse allegations. Hugh's response came after Judy Huth filed a lawsuit against Bill, claiming he molested her at the Playboy Mansion when she was 15.

Bill Cosby's Vandalized Walk of Fame Star Is Cleaned and Being Investigated

December 06, 2014 00:49:35 GMT

Someone wrote the word "rapist" all over 's Hollywood Walk of Fame star, and the police are not keeping quiet about it. An investigation is launched in the vandalism case as efforts to erase the words from the pavement went underway.

Bill Cosby's Lawyer Fires Back at Judy Huth's Lawsuit

December 05, 2014 02:03:50 GMT

's lawyer has responded to a lawsuit filed by Judy Huth, a woman who claimed she was molested by the comedian when she was 15 in a bedroom of the Playboy Mansion. In a lawsuit filed on Thursday, December 4, Bill's lawyer Martin Singer said Judy's lying and filed the lawsuit after failing to extort money from him.

Three Bill Cosby Accusers Come Forward at Gloria Allred's Press Conference

December 04, 2014 04:17:59 GMT

Famed feminist lawyer Gloria Allred addressed scandal along with his three accusers at a press conference in Los Angeles on Wednesday, December 3. The three women who joined Gloria were Beth Ferrier, who was a Jane Doe in Andrea Constand's lawsuit against Bill in 2005, and two new accusers, Helen Hayes and Chelan.

Bill Cosby Sued by Woman Who Claims He Molested Her When She Was 15

December 03, 2014 03:05:10 GMT

was sued by a Southern California woman named Judy Huth for allegedly molesting her when she was 15. In a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Tuesday, December 2, Judy claimed Bill assaulted her in a bedroom of the Playboy Mansion in 1974.

Chris Rock Talks About Bill Cosby, Ferguson and Obama in New Interview

December 02, 2014 03:27:36 GMT

talks about 's recent rape allegations in an interview with New York Magazine for its latest issue. He also reflects on and ' tragic deaths.

Bill Cosby Steps Down as Temple University's Trustee

December 01, 2014 23:28:57 GMT

decided to step down from his role as a trustee of Temple University amid allegations that he sexually assaulted several women over the years. The 77-year-old actor announced his resignation in a statement released by the university on Monday, December 1.

Berklee College of Music and UMass-Amherst Cut Ties With Bill Cosby

November 27, 2014 23:29:58 GMT

The recent sexual assault claims continue to cost gigs. Berklee College of Music removed his name from an online scholarship it awards, campus spokesman Allen Bush said Tuesday, November 25.

Roseanne Barr Jokes About Getting Attacked by Bill Cosby

November 27, 2014 03:13:19 GMT

Roseanne Barr attempted to poke fun at , who is currently facing various sexual allegations. She took to Twitter on early Wednesday, November 26 to share a photo of her along with caption, "Tussle w bill cosby."

New Bill Cosby Accuser Goes Public After His Nephew Defends Him Against Rape Claims

November 26, 2014 09:11:08 GMT

Another woman has accused of sexual assault. In a new interview with Page Six, published on early Wednesday, November 26, Donna Motsinger, 73, said the 77-year-old comedian drugged and raped her in 1971. At that time, she worked as a waitress at a jazz club in Sausalito, California.

Bill Cosby Still Gets Support From Spelman College as Other Schools Back Away Amid Scandal

November 26, 2014 02:20:17 GMT

As continues to face sexual assault allegations, he is still supported by Spelman College while some schools funded by him are pulling their support. Spelman received $20 million gift from Bill and his wife Camille in 1988.

Bill Cosby Biographer Admits He 'Was Wrong' to Omit Sexual Abuse Accusations

November 25, 2014 03:23:29 GMT

The fact that Bill Cosby was accused of sexual abuse a few years ago and it was not mentioned in his biography, written by Mark Whitaker, caused some buzz since its release in September. On Monday, November 24, The New York Times' David Carr said in his piece that Whitaker should have investigated into the claims when he wrote "Cosby: His Life and Times".

Former Model Jewel Allison Accuses Bill Cosby of Sexual Assault

November 24, 2014 09:18:38 GMT

People claiming that they were sexually assaulted by keep growing in numbers. On early Monday, November 24, NY Daily News published a story by a former model named Jewel Allison who said she was assaulted by the comedian at his property in late 1980s.

Lisa Bonet Tweet About Bill Cosby Is Hoax

November 24, 2014 02:31:27 GMT

Actress , who played 's daughter on "The Cosby Show", did not send cryptic tweet alluding to Bill Cosby rape allegations. An unverified Twitter page which seemingly belongs to the actress previously sent out a tweet which apparently was directed to the actor. "According to the karma of past actions, one's destiny unfolds, even though everyone wants to be so lucky... Nothing stays in the dark 4ever!" read the tweet.

Video: 'Saturday Night Live' Takes on Bill Cosby Scandal

November 23, 2014 19:50:16 GMT

One of the highlights on "" over the weekend was the "Weekend Update". Host Michael Che talked about scandal amidst a flood of allegations that the "Bill Cosby Show" star sexually assaulted a number of women in Hollywood.

Bill Cosby's Lawyer Issues New Statement After Two More Accusers Come Forward

November 22, 2014 03:42:46 GMT

's lawyer Martin Singer released a new statement to the Associated Press on Friday, November 21 after two women named Renita Chaney Hill and Kristina Ruehli came forward with their allegations against the comedian. Martin denied the new allegations against his client, calling the claims "increasingly ridiculous."

Former Model-Actress Angela Leslie Accuses Bill Cosby of Sexual Assault

November 21, 2014 09:22:22 GMT

New rape accuser has come forward. In an interview with New York Daily News, published on Friday, November 21, former model-actress Angela Leslie went public with the details of the sexual assault.

Bill Cosby's Lawyer Says New Assault Allegations Are 'Ridiculous'

November 21, 2014 02:31:17 GMT

's lawyer has reacted to the chorus of women claiming to be assaulted by the comedian in the past. On Thursday, November 20, Cosby's lawyer Martin Singer released a statement after two women and "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" actress Louisa Moritz came forward with their stories.

Sarah Silverman Clarifies Bill Cosby Rape Joke

November 20, 2014 22:00:16 GMT

sets the record straight on the joke she made about rape scandal on Twitter. The stand-up comedienne makes a revision to her earlier joke after getting mixed reactions from her online followers.

TV Land Pulls 'The Cosby Show' Reruns Amid Bill Cosby's Sex Abuse Scandal

November 20, 2014 02:50:24 GMT

TV Land is the latest TV network to take action after sex abuse allegations against resurfaced earlier this month. The cable channel has reportedly decided to yank repeats of "The Cosby Show", which has been airing on weekends on the network.

Raven-Symone Slams 'Disgusting' Report That She Was Molested by Bill Cosby

November 20, 2014 01:58:10 GMT

took to Instagram on Wednesday, November 19 to slam report published by HipHipHangover.com which said she was molested by when they appeared on "The Cosby Show". The site claimed the incident happened after the series finale in 1992, when Raven would have been around 6 years old.

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