“America’s Dad’’-turned-sex fiend Bill Cosby isn’t too pleased about Howard University’s rebuke of actress Phylicia Rashad’s tweet praising his release.
The traditionally black college in Washington, DC mentioned the remark from Rashad, its incoming College of Fine Arts dean, “lacked sensitivity” — outraging Cosby, who has been posting continuous on Instagram and Facebook since his sex-assault conviction was overturned Wednesday.
“Howard University you must support ones Freedom of Speech (Ms. Rashad), which is taught or suppose to be taught everyday at that renowned law school, which resides on your campus,” Cosby mentioned in an almost incomprehensible assertion reported by Deadline.
The fallen funnyman’s assertion blasted the information media, who he mentioned “are the Insurrectionists, who stormed the Capitol.”
“Those same Media Insurrectionists are trying to demolish the Constitution of these United State of America on this Independence Day,” the assertion launched by Cosby rep Andrew Wyatt continued. “No technicality — it’s a violation of ones rights & we the people stand in support of Ms. Phylicia Rashad.”
Cosby spent about two and a half years behind bars following his conviction on aggravated indecent assault costs for drugging and raping former pal Andrea Constand in 2004.
The “Kids Say The Darndest Things” star himself admitted he favored to drug girls earlier than having intercourse — however his 2018 conviction was vacated as a result of the admission got here below an immunity settlement with then-Montgomery County District Attorney Bruce Castor Jr.
Cosby’s launch from jail final week earned digital cheers from his “Cosby Show” co-star Rashad, who referred to as his responsible conviction “a miscarriage of justice.”
“FINALLY!!!! A terrible wrong is being righted- a miscarriage of justice is corrected!” Rashad wrote within the since-deleted publish.
Rashad shortly walked again her feedback, tweeting that she “fully support[s] survivors of sexual assault coming forward. My post was in no way intended to be insensitive to their truth.”
She additionally issued a formal apology to students and parents at Howard University, promising to “engage in active listening and participate in training” to turn out to be a “stronger ally to sexual assault survivors.”
Howard University rebuked Rashad’s celebratory feedback in an announcement, saying it could “continue to advocate for survivors fully and support their right to be heard.”
“Personal positions of University leadership do not reflect Howard University’s policies,” the varsity mentioned.
On Saturday, the disgraced star shared the June 30 court docket determination permitting his launch.
On Sunday, he shared a video of Judge Joe Brown slamming the ladies Cosby drugged and raped as “groupies” who needs to be “accountable for their own behavior.”
“The bimbos come to the party, they hang out, they get drunk, they snort lines of blow, and they have a good time,” Brown says within the clip.
“DUE PROCESS IS NOT A TECHNICALITY,” Cosby’s accompanying caption mentioned. “THE MEDIA CAN’T SILENCE THE TRUTH. #BillCosbyDidntAdmit💩#JudgeJoeBrown#BillCosby.”