Bill Cosby’s Rep Slams New Docuseries Examining Sexual Assault Scandals

Following the release of the “We Need to Talk About Cosby” trailer, the actor’s rep shared a lengthy statement.

We’re on another wave of Bill Cosby musings thanks to W. Kamau Bell. Filmmaker Explores Cosby’s Sexual Assault Scandal in New Docuseries We need to talk about Cosby, and just a week after the explosive trailer was shared, the comedy legend’s rep released a statement.

In the docuseries, Bell and his team sat down with several people as they all explored the impact the dozens of allegations against Cosby had not only on the industry, but on a generation that saw him as “the father of America”. Cosby’s rep reportedly said the production was nothing more than a “PR hack”.

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Although Bill Cosby was convicted of assault in 2018 and sentenced to a decade behind bars, the conviction was overturned and he was released from prison in June 2021. He continued to maintain his innocence while facing legal issues with alleged victims.

“Let’s talk about Bill Cosby,” his rep reportedly said in a statement. “Mr. Cosby has spent over 50 years standing alongside the excluded; enabling some to be included; standing with the disenfranchised; and standing alongside those women and men who have been denied respectful work …because of their race and gender…within the confines of the entertainment industries.

“Let’s talk about Bill Cosby. Mr. Cosby continues to be the target of many media outlets that have, for too many years, distorted and omitted truths…intentionally. Despite repeated media reports of the allegations against Mr. Cosby, none have ever been proven in court… Let’s talk about Bill Cosby. In June 2021, the Pennsylvania State Supreme Court freed Mr. Cosby; and the chief judge of the court called the behavior of the Montgomery County District Attorney of Pennsylvania reprehensible.”

“Let’s talk about Bill Cosby. Mr Cosby vehemently denies all the allegations made against him. Let’s talk about Bill Cosby. He wants our nation to be what it claims to be: a democracy.