Bill Cosby Just Played The Race Card

Most people might not be aware of this, but Bill Cosby specifically made it a point not to address race relations while making The Cosby Show because mass audiences couldn’t “take it if we began to lay it out and tell the truth,” and so he left out all of that “anger and controversy” while conveniently becoming crazy-ass rich in the process. (How rich? Rich enough to try and buy NBC. The entire network.) Also, he wasn’t rocking any boats and giving people a reason to start looking under rape rocks. Except when Bill Cosby finally did address racism, he chastised African-Americans for listening to rap and not pulling up their pants. Which makes it especially ironic that he’s now turning to (and lecturing) the “black media” to protect him from the apparently racist mainstream who shielded his ass for decades by mere virtue of forgetting about his rape allegations because he was on a TV show everybody liked. It’s important to protect that image. Page Six reports:

Reached at his Massachusetts home, the star declined to address the rape and sex abuse allegations from an ever-growing list of women that now includes supermodel Beverly Johnson.
Instead, Cosby, 77, said that the African-American media — for which this reporter often writes — should be impartial.
“Let me say this. I only expect the black media to uphold the standards of excellence in journalism and when you do that you have to go in with a neutral mind,” Cosby said.

He also had some beautiful things to say about his wife is handling all of these things she has to have known about. Beverly Johnson fucking called her.

“Love and the strength of womanhood,” he said. “Let me say it again, love and the strength of womanhood. And, you could reverse it, the strength of womanhood and love.”

Bill Cosby then quickly hung up the phone after saying, “They don’t want me talking to the media,” (actual quote) which are specific instructions from his lawyers for not just legal reasons, but because Bill Cosby says spectacularly tone-deaf shit like, “I only expect the black media to uphold the standards of journalism.” So should they do that before or after they pull up their pants? What if one of them accidentally listens to the hip hops and starts jibber jabbering about the hooty boos and the booty hos? Should we call the sheriff?

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