Bill Cosby Tweets Thanks to Supporters Outside Courthouse

“I appreciate the fans and supporters outside of the Montgomery County Courthouse wearing #WeLoveBillCosby shirts”

Bill Cosby has tweeted out thanks to his supporters outside the courthouse as he awaits a verdict over sexual assault charges that were brought against him.

The TV and comedy icon has shared photos and videos of fans in Norristown, in Montgomery County, Penn. with signs that read “Free Mr. Cosby Now.”

“I appreciate the fans and supporters outside of the Montgomery County Courthouse wearing shirts. Thank you,” Cosby tweeted.

In a video shared by Cosby above, a man leads a crowd chanting, “We love Bill,” and “Free Bill Cosby,” in support of the comedian.

Friday marks the fifth day the jury has been in deliberations. On Thursday, the jury told the court it was deadlocked on each of the three counts against Cosby. Montgomery County Judge Steven O’Neill urged them to continue deliberations, with the jury on Friday asking to rehear testimony on a 2005 civil suit about Cosby’s use of Quaaludes.

Cosby faces three felony counts of aggravated sexual assault for a 2004 encounter with former Temple University employee Andrea Constand. Constand testified that she “wasn’t able to fight in any way” after taking the pills.

If the jury is unable to reach a unanimous consensus on the charges, a mistrial may occur.