Hannibal Buress will be using his voice to bring one of the “Angry Birds” to life for Sony, but used it last week to call Bill Cosby “a rapist.”
The former “Saturday Night Live” writer and comedian, who most recently starred as a cop opposite Seth Rogen and Zac Efron in “Neighbors,” took the iconic TV dad to task during a stand up show in Philadelphia last week.
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“Bill Cosby has the f–ing smuggest old black man public persona that I hate,” Buress said. ” ‘Pull your pants up, black people. I was on TV in the ’80s. I can talk down to you because I had a successful sitcom.’ Yeah, but you raped women, Bill Cosby. So, brings you down a couple notches. I don’t curse on stage. But yeah, you’re a rapist.”
Cosby, who has a new NBC family sitcom in the works, settled a lawsuit in 2006 with a woman who claimed he drugged and sexually assaulted her at his home outside Philadelphia.
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The allegations were revisited by several media outlets last February on the heels of Dylan Farrow’s molestation accusations against her famous step father, Woody Allen.
“I want to just at least make it weird for you to watch ‘Cosby Show’ reruns,” Buress said. “If you don’t know about it, trust me. When you leave here, Google ‘Bill Cosby rape.’ That shit has more results than Hannibal Buress.”
Watch his set below: