Phylicia Rashad: ‘There’s A Conspiracy To Destroy Bill Cosby’

While former child Huxtable Keshia Knight Pulliam at least had the wherewithal not to call Bill Cosby’s accusers liars albeit while asking people to focus on his carefully curated public image designed to rebuff said accusations, Phylicia Rashad has apparently gone full truther and somehow managed to make Camille Cosby’s comments seem quaint by comparison. Showbiz 411 reports:

Forget these women,” Rashad said. “What you’re seeing is the destruction of a legacy. And I think it’s orchestrated. I don’t know why or who’s doing it, but it’s the legacy. And it’s a legacy that is so important to the culture.”
Rashad dismisses claims from both Beverly Johnson and Janice Dickinson. “Oh, please,” she said when their names came up. She also is quick to defend Camille Cosby. “This is a tough woman, a smart woman,” she told me. “She’s no pushover.” There is no question, Rashad said, that Camille Cosby has not been complicit or looked the other way as her husband terrorized women for the last 50 years.
She said, “Someone is determined to keep Bill Cosby off TV,” alluding to people other than the women. “And it’s worked. All his contracts have been cancelled.”

Phylicia Rashad then took it even further because not only are these shadowy forces destroying the most important black man in all of human history, they’re destroying the American family.

“This show represented America to the outside world. This was the American family. And now you’re seeing it being destroyed. Why?”

Let me just stop Phylicia Rashad right there before she starts equating The Cosby Show with the civil rights movement and not because that’s some Madonna-type shit:


And as far as it being part of the “culture,” Bill Cosby specifically went out of his way to never address racism on the show because he knew that would rock the gravy train. And how did he turn around and treat African-Americans with that success? He shit all over them and repeatedly chastised them with his sham doctorate that he demanded to be addressed by. Bill Cosby couldn’t give fuck all about “the culture” until he found himself in hot water and lectured the “black media” on how they should be reporting on his too-numerous-to-ignore rape allegations. And as for destroying the American family, the two of you played a doctor and a lawyer living in a New York City brownstone. Who the hell did you think you were relating to? You were on a humorous, family-friendly sitcom that succeeded because the majority of people in the 80s only had 12 channels to choose from – if they were lucky. We tuned in because we had nothing better to do. Not because you were educating us with handcrafted values ladeled out by the incomparable “Dr. Cosby.” Jesus Christ, lady, there’s drinking the Kool-Aid, and then there’s mashing up the pills and stirring them in yourself.

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