The Smithsonian National Museum of African Art’s director says that if she had been aware of sexual assault allegations against comedian Bill Cosby, she wouldn’t have moved forward with an exhibit featuring artworks he owns.
New York Magazine released a powerful cover Sunday featuring black and white photos of thirty-five women who have accused Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting or drugging them.
As the Smithsonian Institution continues to stand behind an exhibition featuring Bill Cosby’s art collection, the public has begun weighing in and appears to be sharply divided over the display, based on dozens of emails and comments left at the museum.
Bill Cosby’s lawyers argued on Tuesday that his admission to using quaaludes in the 1970s doesn’t mean he drugged and sexually assaulted women.
Bill Cosby, in sworn testimony a decade ago, said he had paid women after sex to keep the affairs from his wife, suggested he was skilled at understanding nonverbal cues for sexual consent and called one of his accusers a liar.
Former “Cosby Show” actor Joseph C. Phillips went took to his blog Tuesday to publicly speak out about the sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby.
Bill Cosby’s biggest public defender, Whoopi Goldberg, is backing off her support after getting some legal advice Tuesday on the daytime talk show “The View.”
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art says it will post a sign telling visitors that an exhibition featuring Bill Cosby’s art collection is about the artists, not a tribute to the comedian.
Bill Cosby’s wife says her husband’s accusers consented to drugs and sex, according two sources who are close to the couple.
While many companies and universities have distanced themselves from Bill Cosby as sexual misconduct allegations mounted, Smithsonian officials have concluded an exhibit showcasing his art collection should continue.