Celebrities React After Court Acquits Bill Cosby From Sexual Assault Cases

Bill Cosby Tweets After Getting Acquitted

Bill Cosby has caught the attention of all Americans. In 2018, he was convicted of sexual assault. It was the first high-profile person to get convicted and was a big victory for the Me Too movement. More than 50 women came forward with their stories of sexual assault against Bill. After serving his sentence for almost three years, the decision regarding his case was overturned by Pennsylvania Supreme Court and he was acquitted of all charges. After getting free, he tweeted, “I have never changed my stance nor my story. I have always maintained my innocence. Thank you to all my fans, supporters and friends who stood by me through this ordeal. Special thanks to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court for upholding the rule of law.”

Bill Cosby
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Debra Messing And Christine Lahti Condemn Acquittal Of Bill Cosby

Debra Messing from ‘Will & Grace‘ was not happy with the overturning of the decision by the court. Moreover, she said, “To every woman who was sexual assaulted by #BillCosby my heart hurts for you today and I am full fury. It’s horrifying.” Christine Lahti from ‘The Good Wife’ was also not thrilled with the decision. Furthermore, she said, “I’m enraged, heartbroken and disgusted by Cosby’s release. I can only imagine what all his survivors must be feeling. This convicted rapist is free today because he is a man of privilege. The Patriarchy rears it’s ugly head yet again.”

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Other Celebrities React After Bill Cosby Walks Free

Not many people are thrilled about the decision except his diehard fans think he is innocent. Rosanna Arquette who starred in Pulp Fiction also spoke negatively about the acquittal. She said, “Bill Cosby is STILL an evil rapist. the end. … I wonder how many people are lining up to make deals with Cosby. too many people in Hollywood protect predator rapists and pretend to care about survivors but they really don’t.”

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