William Henry "Bill" Cosby, Jr. A veteran stand-up performer, Cosby in landed a starring role in the action series I Spy , becoming one of the first African-American performers to star as a main character in a scripted comedy or drama. He is also well known for creating Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids , a widely hailed animated series depicting a group of African-American youths growing up in a Philadelphia ghetto; and The Cosby Show , a s situation comedy about an affluent African-American family living in Brooklyn. He has also served as an advocate for African American youth and education, and is involved in many humanitarian causes. A scandal that significantly affected the Cosby brand occurred when numerous women publicly accused Cosby of sexual abuse, eventually resulting in a guilty verdict.
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It is simply accepted as fact that Buress' Oct. But if you thought the year-old comedian would somehow seek to capitalize, or even continue to agitate for a reckoning with Cosby's past, think again. Most comics toil their whole lives in relative obscurity, waiting for something they do or say to catch fire.
A woman who claims she was raped by Bill Cosby as a teenager has revealed the burden of carrying the secret of the sickening sex attack for 45 years. Joan Tarshis was just 19 years old when she was allegedly twice drugged and raped by the TV actor in Hollywood in Now 45 years later, Ms Tarshis has revealed to MailOnline the decades of misplaced guilt she suffered at being unable to prevent the alleged attacks.