“Cosby Show” Star Raven-Symoné Says She “Wasn’t Taken Advantage Of” By Bill Cosby

  • Raven-Symone took to social media yesterday to dispel a rumor that she was one of Bill Cosby’s victims when she was a child appearing on “The Cosby Show.” She wrote on Instagram: “I was NOT taking advantage of by Mr. Cosby when I was on the Cosby Show! I was practically a baby on that show and this is truly a disgusting rumor that I want no part of! Everyone on that show treated me with nothing but kindness. Now keep me out of this!” [People]
  • The AP has released footage from a November 6 interview with Cosby, where he downright refuses to address the sexual assault and rape allegations against him, saying, “I would appreciate it if it was scuttled. I think if you want to consider yourself to be serious, that it will not appear anywhere.” [Us Weekly]
  • And another of Cosby’s previously anonymous accusers has revealed her identity and is talking to People about the assault she said occurred in 1976 when she was 19. She said the comedian gave her Quaaludes and the next thing she remembers is coming to with Cosby having intercourse with her. “I felt powerless, I didn’t know what to do, and the drugs certainly enhanced that,” says Therese Serignese. “That’s what I remember – having sex with him, not wanting to be there, not knowing how to get out of there.” [People]
  • Director/producer Mike Nichols (“The Graduate”) has died at the age of 83. He is survived by his wife, Diane Sawyer, three children and four grandchildren. [People]
  • CT Tamburello, from “The Real World: Paris” and, like, every season of MTV’s “The Challenge,” is mourning his longtime on/off girlfriend Diem Brown on Instagram and his latest message about Diem being his angel is straight up heartbreaking. [Us Weekly]
  • Swimmer Michael Phelps is apparently dating a woman named Taylor Lianne Chandler who was born male. And she spilling all sorts of details about their sex life. [Daily Mail UK]
  • Check out an exclusive clip from Reese Witherspoon’s upcoming film “Wild,” based on the awesome Cheryl Strayed memoir. [Us Weekly]