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Why Is Chelsea Handler Convinced That Bill Cosby Is Guilty Of Sexual Assault?

March 26th, 2015 4:06pm EDT
Chelsea Handler
Chelsea Handler has revealed that she nearly became one of Bill Cosby's alleged sexual abuse victims a decade ago when she and the comedian were staying in the same Atlantic City, New Jersey, hotel.

Handler and actor Nick Offerman share the cover of the latest issue of Esquire magazine and during their x-rated chat with the magazine she recalled the story and said if she hadn't brought along a few friends when she was invited up to the fallen star's hotel suite, she may have been "Cosbyed" herself.

Handler and Offerman were asked about sex in committed relationships when the Parks and Rec...
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Another Woman Comes Forward With New Bill Cosby Rape Allegation

January 27th, 2015 1:47pm EST
Bill Cosby
A former Hollywood executive has come out and accused comedian Bill Cosby of drugging and raping her.

Cindra Ladd, the wife of Oscar-winning producer Alan Ladd Jr. ("Braveheart"), wrote an editorial called "Cosby: 'Trust Me'" for the Huffington Post on Monday, accusing Cosby of raping her in 1969, when she was just 21-years-old.

Ladd's story is very similar to those of over two dozen others who have come forward. She and Cosby became friends and would occasionally hang out, watching TV and movies with her roommate.

"He acted like a perfect gentleman," she says, until one night they met u...
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Jay Leno Believes The Women Who Accused Bill Cosby Of Sexual Assault

January 22nd, 2015 8:19am EST
Jay Leno Wonders Why Is It's 'So Hard to Believe' Bill Cosby Acc
When asked about the sexual assault allegations Bill Cosby, Jay Leno said on Wednesday he couldn't understand why some of the public has a difficult time beliving the accounts of nearly 30 women.

He attended a Q&A session at the NAPTE conference in Miami, Fla., and was asked by comedian Tom Papa to comment on the sexual assault allegations.

"I don’t know why it’s so hard to believe women,” Leno said. "You to go Saudi Arabia and you need two women to testify against a man. Here you need 25."

On Tuesday, Larry Wilmore Kicked off his tenure on Comedy Central's "The Nightly Show" also addres...
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Who Is Larry Wilmore And Why Does He Hate Bill Cosby?

January 21st, 2015 12:22pm EST
Larry Wilmore On Bill Cosby: 'That Mother F---er Did It' (Watch)
Larry Wilmore started off his tenure on Comedy Central's "The Nightly Show" with a bang, by addressing the beleagured life and career of Bill Cosby.

The 52-year-old writer/commentator used his second night on the job to take aim at what he called the "hurricane of horrors" surrounding Cosby.

"Tonight, we're talking Bill Cosby," Wilmore stated. "We'll ask the question, 'Did he do it?' The answer will be yes."

"There's a statute of limitations on the charges, but there's no statue of limitations on my opinion, and I'm telling you that motherf***er did it!"

"Why aren't people listening t...
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Network Permanently Severs Ties With Cosby

January 17th, 2015 5:13pm EST
NBC Boycotts Bill Cosby
NBC's president announced on Friday that the network will never work with Bill Cosby again. Over the past few months, over 30 women have come forward claiming the actor/comedian drugged and/or sexually assaulted them. He has denied all wrongdoing.

Cosby is most known for his hit 1980s NBC comedy "The Cosby Show, " but Robert Greenblatt has made it clear that the star is no longer welcome on the network.

When asked by reporters on Friday if executives at NBC have decided against working with Cosby again, Greenblatt responded, "I think it's safe to say".

NBC canceled plans to develop a new...
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Bill Cosby's Attorney Fights Back Against Latest Accusations

January 17th, 2015 10:30am EST
Attorney: Bill Cosby Wasn't At Playboy Mansion On Night Of Alleg
Bill Cosby's attorney has slammed model Chloe Goins' accusations of sexual assault, claiming he has proof that the comedian wasn't present at the Playboy Mansion on the night of the alleged incident.

Goins says the actor gave her a spiked drink at the mansion in Holmby Hills, Calif., during Playboy founder Hugh Hefner's Midsummer's Night party in August, 2008. She claims she woke up naked with Cosby sucking her toes and pleasuring himself.

Earlier this week, she filed a report with the police, even though the statute of limitations for all sexual assaults except rape is six years.

Cosby'...
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Another Bill Cosby Accuser Files Criminal Charges

January 15th, 2015 8:56am EST
Model Meets With Los Angeles Police To Pursue Charges Against Bi
Los Angeles police have interviewed Chloe Goins, who accused Bill Cosby of drugging her and sexually assaulting her in 2008. The model made a formal complaint against the comedian, claiming he attacked her at the Playboy mansion when she was 18.

According to Britain's Daily Mail, Goins said Cosby gave her a drink and "everything kind of went a little foggy." When she woke up, she was naked in a bedroom, and Cosby was sucking her toes and masturbating. When she confronted him, he ran out of the room.

On Wednesday, Goins and her attorney met authorities to pursue criminal charges against Co...
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Cosby Gets Standing O During Canada Show

January 9th, 2015 7:19am EST
Bill Cosby Gets Standing Ovation During First Night In Canada, T
Bill Cosby's stand-up performance in Ontario, Canada on Wednesday was a success for the comedian despite all the recent backlash against him.

Cosby received a standing ovation despite protesters outside Kitchener's Centre In The Square venue holding up posters with slogans reading, among other things, "rape is no joke."

Prior to the show, three more women came forward with accusations against the comedian, who has seen over two dozen women allege that he drugged them by spiking alcoholic beverages and then raped them.

That group of women includes models Janice Dickinson and Beverly Johns...
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Phylicia Rashad Comes to Bill Cosby's Defense

January 7th, 2015 8:25am EST
Phylicia Rashad Slams 'Orchestrated' Allegations Against Bill Co
Phylicia Rashad believes the sexual abuse allegations against her former co-star Bill Cosby were "orchestrated" to destroy his legacy. Rashad, 66, starred with the actor/comedian on "The Cosby Show" from 1984 to 1992. More than 20 women have come forward, claiming Cosby abused and/or drugged them, but Rashad claims she never witnessed such inappropriate behavior.

She told Showbiz411.com, "Forget these women... What you're seeing is the destruction of a legacy. And I think it's orchestrated. I don't know why or who's doing it, but it's the legacy. And it's a legacy that is so important to t...
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25 Biggest Entertainment Stories Of The Year

December 30th, 2014 7:06am EST
25 Biggest Entertainment Stories Of 2014
2014 was a big year in entertainment -- there were sex scandals, star-studded weddings, arrests, nude photo leaks and cyber attacks, as well as a fist fight in an elevator.

Which stars and entertainment stories made the biggest headlines in 2014?

In January, Justin Bieber was arrested in Miami Beach, Fla., on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI), driving with an over six month expired license and resisting arrest without violence. That same month, Bieber was busted for throwing eggs at his neighbor's home in Calabasas, Calif., causing thousands of dollars of damage.

Phi...
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Santa’s 2014 Naughty List – These Stars Should Expect A Big Lump Of Coal!

December 24th, 2014 7:01pm EST
12 Celebrities On Santa's 2014 Naughty List
Every year Santa Claus makes a list (and checks it twice) to find out who's been naughty and who's been nice throughout the year, and to help the big man out we've compiled a list of a dozen folks who we think should be expecting a big, fat lump of coal in their stockings this year.

Two of the year's biggest offenders are those folks up there ^ The Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice and her husband Joe (Giuseppe).

The couple was indicted on over 40 counts of tax, mail and wire fraud earlier this year for not filing taxes and securing huge loans by making up income informati...
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Bill Cosby Off The Hook As Criminal Rape Case Dismissed By Court

December 17th, 2014 8:10pm EST
Bill Cosby
Regardless of whether or not Bill Cosby is guilty of the 20-plus sexual molestations and assaults that he's been accused of by nearly two dozen women over the past month, it looks like he won't be prosecuted for any of his alleged crimes.

On Tuesday the Los Angeles County District Attorney dismissed a sexual assault case against the comedian brought by alleged victim Judy Huth, saying that she waited too long to file charges in accordance with the statute of limitations.

Related: Camille Cosby Speaks Out On Husband's Accusers

Huth's suit said that Cosby got her drunk and raped her at a p...
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Camille Cosby Speaks Out On Husband's Accusers

December 16th, 2014 8:29am EST
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Camille Cosby released a statement in support of her husband and asks, who is the real victim as allegations against the comedian mount.

For the first time since her husband Bill Cosby was accused of sexually abusing over a dozen women, Camille Cosby has spoken out in a statement released by CBS Evening News.

"I met my husband, Bill Cosby, in 1963 and we were married in 1964. The man I met and fell in love with and whom I continue to love, is the man you all knew through his work. He is a kind man, a generous man, funny man and a wonderful husband, father and friend. He is the man you tho...
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Rumor Patrol: Kim Kardashian Blames God For Pregnancy Weight And More

December 13th, 2014 3:00pm EST
Rumor Patrol: Kim Kardashian Blames God For Pregnancy Weight, Be
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Kim K Blames God For Pregnancy Weight: Kim Kardashian says that God is the reason she gained so much weight during her pregnancy with daughter North West.

Let's not factor in that she was the one putting the food in her mouth, shall we?

Verdict: Unbelievably True. “I’d think God was doing this for a reason,” she told Elle U.K. “He was saying: ‘Kim, you think you’re so hot, but look what I can do to ...
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Bill Cosby's Latest Accuser: Former Model Beverly Johnson

December 12th, 2014 12:51pm EST
Former Model Beverly Johnson Is Latest To Accuse Bill Cosby Of S
Supermodel Beverly Johnson is the latest woman to come forward with accusations against Bill Cosby, claiming the comedian tried to sexually assault her in the 80s.

The 62-year-old claims that she auditioned for a small part on his eponymous hit series "The Cosby Show" at his home, where he drugged her and attempted to take advantage of her.

Johnson shared her story in a post on Vanity Fair's website on Thursday, saying that Cosby reeled her in with a few short meetings to get her comfortable with him before inviting her to his New York brownstone for dinner.

She explains that for that fi...
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Alleged Groping Victim Sues Bill Cosby

December 11th, 2014 1:33pm EST
Accuser Sues Bill Cosby For Calling Her A Liar
One of the women who accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault has filed a lawsuit against the comedian for allegedly lying about his contact with her. Tamara Green claims Cosby took her on a lunch date in the 1970s and then drugged and groped her at her apartment.

Cosby's legal team has denied the allegations.

Green, a retired attorney, filed a defamation lawsuit in Massachusetts, claiming the former "Cosby Show" star's repeated denials have damaged her reputation and subjected her to public ridicule. She first spoke out about the attack in 2005.

More than a dozen women have come forward cl...
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Hef Speaks Out Over Pal Bill Cosby's Sex Allegations

December 7th, 2014 2:02pm EST
Hugh Hefner
Hugh Hefner has opened up about all the sexual abuse and rape allegations against pal Bill Cosby, saying that the stories about all of the incidents are "saddening."

One such incident came to light early last week, when a woman claimed that she was sexually assaulted by Cosby at Hefner's famed Playboy Mansion back in 1974, when she was just 15 years old.

Judy Huth made the claim in a lawsuit she filed against Cosby on Tuesday, and now the Los Angeles Police Department has officially launched an investigation, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Related:Cosby Called 'Rapist' On Hollywood...
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Cosby Called 'Rapist' On Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

December 6th, 2014 3:20pm EST
Bill Cosby's Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star Vandalized
Vandals scrawled the word "rapist" on Bill Cosby's Hollywood Walk of Fame star early Thursday. The city's chamber of commerce has since cleaned the marker ink from the star.

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce said in a statement: "When people are unhappy with one of our honorees, we would hope that they would project their anger in more positive ways then to vandalize a California State landmark."

Problems with the actor/comedian keep mounting. Judy Huth accused him of assaulting her at the Playboy Mansion in California in 1974 when she was just 15, and Cosby has filed a countersuit agai...
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From Nude Photo Leaks To Murder-For-Hire: Top Celebrity Scandals Of 2014

December 5th, 2014 3:55pm EST
Top 10 Celebrity Scandals Of 2014
It's that time of year again. We're looking back at the past 12 months and analyzing the biggest celebrity scandals of 2014. Not all of the following stars were caught for bad behavior - some were victims of terrible crimes.

1) One of the most shocking scandals of the year has to be the ongoing sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby. Nearly 20 women have came forward (so far), claiming the former "Cosby Show" star sexually assaulted them, with more than half saying he drugged them in the process.

Cosby has never been convicted of sexual assault and has declined to discuss the alle...
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More Troubles For Bill Cosby

December 4th, 2014 12:03pm EST
3 More Women Come Forward Against Bill Cosby
The accusations continue to mount against Bill Cosby as three more women come forward against the comedian, backed by high-powered attorney Gloria Allred.

At a press conference on Wednesday, L.A. attorney Gloria Allred, acting as a representative for the victims, demanded Cosby place $100 million in a fund for his alleged victims and allow a panel of retired judges to decide whether the women’s claims have merit or not.

Allred also proposed Cosby waive the statute of limitations on the sexual assault claims against him, which would permit the women to file lawsuits against the comedian.

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Bill Cosby Offers Refunds

November 30th, 2014 3:00pm EST
Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby's tour dates continue to go on but according to reports Cosby's camp has offered refunds to ticket holders where the controversial comedian is set to perform in the Tarrytown Music Hall next month in New York.

“Mr. Cosby’s management is now allowing for refunds for any patron’s (sic) that do not wish to attend the show. Please let me know if I may cancel and refund your order,” reported the Journal News.

There are some 30 shows on Cosby's schedule through May 2015.

This latest announcement comes after allegations of numerous women continue to come forward with allegations the ...
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Roseanne Barr Tweets, Deletes Post About Bill Cosby

November 28th, 2014 7:49am EST
Roseanne Barr
Earlier this week Roseanne Barr tweeted a photo of her face looking battered and bruised, joking that she got into a "tussle" with Bill Cosby. In reality, the actress had gotten a chemical peel.

The media immediately pounced on the comedian's post, and she deleted it. Barr since regrets doing it -- not joking about Cosby but deleting her post.

"I let some shitty news outlets intimidate me over a joke about tussling w accused rapist bill cosby & took it down-so they wrote about that!" she wrote Thanksgiving night.

She then added, "never apologize 4 a joke or b intimidated in2 removing it ...
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Bill Cosby's Fall From Grace

November 27th, 2014 9:21am EST
Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby was no Cliff Huxtable. That's what more than a dozen women now claim, alleging the comedy icon - who starred as a loving dad on The Cosby Show - drugged and sexually abused them. In this week's cover story, PEOPLE interviewed eight of Cosby's accusers, as well as many people who have known and worked with the comedian, 77, over the decades.

"He marched the halls of NBC like he was Oz," says a writer who worked him on The Cosby Show. "You didn't say no to him."

Some of his accusers, such as Joan Tarshis, are coming forward for the first time. Others, including Tamara Green and B...
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Bill Cosby's Nephew Comes To His Defense

November 26th, 2014 4:31pm EST
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Bill Cosby's nephew is defending the embattled comedian, claiming the sexual abuse claims against the star are "unjustified" and insisting he is "innocent."

More than a dozen women have come forward in recent weeks, accusing "The Cosby Show" star of abusing them several years ago. The women include former model Janice Dickinson and actresses Louisa Moritz and Michelle Hurd.

Cosby's attorney has dismissed the claims as false, and Cosby has refused to comment on the scandal.

The actor/comedian's nephew, Braxton A. Cosby, who runs a film and entertainment company, has told FarrahGray.com, "...
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Former 'Cosby Show' Aide Was Bill Cosby's Fixer

November 25th, 2014 12:08am EST
Bill Cosby
More than a dozen women have now come forward and accused beloved comedian Bill Cosby of drugging and raping them.

Some of Cosby's former colleagues have also had something to say, including one writer from his hit series "The Cosby Show."

"He marched the halls of NBC like he was [The Wizard of] Oz," an unnamed writer told PEOPLE magazine. "You didn't say no to him."

NBC veteran Frank Scotti, now 90, threw some fuel on the fire on Sunday, telling the New York Daily News that Cos The Great And Powerful also had several trysts going on in the late 80s, and he was the one who would handle h...
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Did Lisa Bonet Slam Bill Cosby On Twitter?

November 24th, 2014 11:02am EST
Lisa Bonet Denies Twitter Message About Bill Cosby
Lisa Bonet, who played Bill Cosby's daughter on "The Cosby Show" denies that a cryptic tweet she posted to her Twitter account is about the beleagured comedian.

On Sunday, ta Tweet attributed to Lisa Bonet seemed aimed at Bill Cosby. It was later revealed to be a hoax.

Bonet's representative revealed that the actress does not even have a social media account.

Her manager revealed to People Magazine, "Lisa Bonet has no social media of any kind. Any posts made in her name were made by impersonators with unverified accounts. She also has no comment on the ongoing story."

The cryptic tweet...
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Fans Support Bill Cosby At Florida Stand-Up Gig

November 22nd, 2014 4:13pm EST
Florida Fans Give Bill Crosby A Standing Ovation
Despite more and more women coming forward saying Bill Cosby sexually assaulted them, fans in Florida gave the comedian a standing ovation during a gig on Friday night.

Fears about a possible protest at his Melbourne, Fla., show prompted an increase in security; however, the comedian was met with a sold-out crowd who yelled messages of support after he finished his set.

Several women have accused Cosby of rape, including former model Janice Dickinson and actress Louisa Moritz, who claim he assaulted them many years ago.

Cosby's lawyer, Marty Singer, called the accusations "ridiculous" an...
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Bill Cosby Laughs Off Rape Allegations During Stand Up Gig

November 21st, 2014 2:30pm EST
Bill Cosby Receives Standing Ovation During Bahamas Performance
Despite the recent rape allegations from numerous women against beloved comedian Bill Cosby, the actor took the stage at the Atlantis resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas for a sold out stand-up show on Thursday evening. The appearance was his first in public since eight -- now nine -- women came forward to accuse him of drugging and raping them during the 70s and 80s.

The 77-year-old was given a standing ovation from the crowd at the sold out venue and the show, ironically, was a benefit for The Links, Incorporated, which is an international non-profit African-American women's organiz...
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Raven-Symone Weighs In On Bill Cosby Sex Abuse Scandal

November 20th, 2014 5:36pm EST
Raven-Symone: I Was Not Taken Advantage Of By Bill Cosby
Raven-Symone, who played Bill Cosby's step-granddaughter on "The Cosby Show," has slammed a joke suggesting the actor molested her when she was just six years old.

Over the past week, three women have come forward claiming Cosby sexually assaulted them in the past, and Hip-HopHangover posted a fake story suggesting Raven-Symone had filed molestation charges against Cosby after the show's 1992 series finale.

Even though the article was obviously a joke, many thought it was real and it started trending online. The actress, 28, reacted to the news on Instagram, posting a photo of herself fro...
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Billy Cosby's Attorney: Janice Dickinson Is 'Lying'

November 19th, 2014 6:14pm EST
Bill Cosby Denies Sexually Abusing Janice Dickinson
Bill Cosby's attorney is denying allegations the actor/comedian sexually abused Janice Dickinson in the 1980s.The former model told "Entertainment Tonight" on Tuesday that Cosby drugged and raped her following a dinner meeting in 1982.

Dickinson claims she mentioned the incident in the draft of her 2002 autobiography; however, Cosby's legal team pressured HarperCollins to remove the passage prior to publication.

Cosby's attorney Marty Singer has since issued a statement denying Dickinson's allegations. He said, "Janice Dickinson's story accusing Bill Cosby of rape is a complete lie. She d...
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