After embattled comedian Bill Cosby was arraigned on a sexual assault charge Wednesday, the Hollywood community quickly reacted.
And most of the comments were not in favor of the former TV dad who has been accused of sexually assaulting and drugging dozens of women over a number of decades.
“If I believed in hell
“Thank you! It’s all so awful!” Amy Schumer wrote.
Schumer’s “Trainwreck” director Judd Apatow has been outspoken in his condemnation of Cosby over recent months, and continued his
Radio legend and former BET host Donnie Simpson lamented the fact that Cosby, who opened doors for so many African-Americans, is now a pariah.
“I think he’s guilty as hell, but this is hard 2 watch. He meant so much to us, but you can’t treat women like this,” Simpson tweeted.
Cosby, 78, was charged Wednesday with aggravated indecent assault stemming from a an alleged 2004 incident in Pennsylvania. The embattled ex-sitcom star and stand-up comedian was released on $1 million bail.
A former Temple University employee associated with the school’s women’s basketball program told police that the comic drugged and violated her at his home near Philadelphia. Cosby has previously stated under oath that he had consensual sexual contact with the woman.
The previous district attorney declined to charge the star in 2005.
Read the tweets below.