Hollywood Reacts to Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Charge

“If I believed in hell Bill Cosby would be going there,” Lena Dunham tweets

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.

“Grateful that Bill Cosby‘s criminal record will be marked forever, like the lives of the women he raped. They deserve justice and peace,” Lena Dunham wrote in a blunt Twitter post.

“If I believed in hell Bill Cosby would be going there,” the “Girls” star continued.

“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 Twitter tirade after the arraignment.

Bill Cosby has spent his life attempting to silence the women he has assaulted with threats, lawsuits and money,” Apatow tweeted. “Hopefully now many of these women will get to tell their stories in a court of law and the people who supported him will get deposed.”

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.

Meanwhile, Mia Farrow dragged her ex, Woody Allen, into the conversation. “What’s this about Bill Cosby and Woody Allen?” the actress wrote.

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.