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Fordham And Marquette Rescind Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degrees

Fordham University and Marquette University have rescinded honorary degrees granted to comedian/rapist Bill Cosby as a result of the July release of a 2005 deposition in which Cosby admitted to administering incapacitating drugs to women he intended to have sex with.
Marquette summed it up pretty succinctly. “By his own admission,

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 25, 2015

The Soapbox: Would You Rather Not Mock Survivors, Tina Fey?

Tina Fey asked Mindy Kaling “Would you rather sleep with Donald Trump or Bill Cosby?”…

Katie Klabusich / September 21, 2015

A&E Will Air An Hour-Long Special With Bill Cosby’s Accusers

On the heels of the New York magazine cover story from this summer, some of the women who have accused Bill Cosby of rape will be participating in an A&E special called “Cosby: The Women Speak,” airing September 17 at 10 p.m. EST. Beverly Johnson and Louisa Moritz are just some of the 50+ accuser…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 14, 2015

Damon Wayans Defends Bill Cosby In Sickening Interview

Actor Damon Wayans somehow managed to dismiss over 40 women who say Cosby sexually assualted him in an interview Friday on Power 105.1’s show called The Breakfast Club. He asserts that the whole scandal was a “money hustle” on the part of the women. Because you know 40+ women constantly conspire to do that to…

Katrin Higher / September 6, 2015

Anna Duggar Will Stand By Her Man, Likely Take Some Blame For Josh Duggar’s Indiscretions

Plus, two more women accuse Bill Cosby of rape and I am being stalked by a squirrel named Chad.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 21, 2015

Three More Women Have Accused Bill Cosby Of Sexual Assault

Eden Tirl, Linda Ridgeway, and Colleen Hughes bring us to 39 accusers.

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 13, 2015

Bill Cosby To Testify In Fresh, New Lawsuit Brought By One Of His Victims

Bill Cosby will have to speak on the record, no one likes Kate Mara’s haircut, and next summer, you can play Nicki Minaj’s mobile game. …

Megan Reynolds / August 6, 2015

Surprise! Bill Cosby Is Vindictive Toward Queer Women

The latest turn in the Bill Cosby saga is pretty interesting: Two news stories came up today about Cosby’s interactions with queer women.
The first isn’t even fair to call an “interaction,” because it concerns one of his sexual assault accusers, Andrea Constand. Constand is fighting to dissolve the confidentiality clause of a 2006 settlement…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 29, 2015

Hacker: I Took Down New York Because I Hate NYC

New York’s cover story on 35 women accusing Bill Cosby of sex assault was hotly tweeted last night—but this morning no one can access it after a denial-of-service attack on the magazine. Just before 1am, a Twitter account under the handle Vikingdom2016 posted, “ #OFFLINE,” and sure enough, the entire New York website was down.

Newser / July 27, 2015

35 Of Bill Cosby’s Victims Are Photographed And Interviewed For Incredible New York Cover Story

In a stunning piece of journalism, New York magazine photographed and interviewed 35 of the 46 women who allege that Bill Cosby drugged and/or sexually assaulted them, their images assembled into this sobering cover image. Noreen Malone spoke with all 35 women, who each shared their own personal Cosby story, many of them for the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 27, 2015

New Details From Cosby Deposition Paint Cosby As Would-Be Sexual Svengali

The Washington Post has new details from the Cosby deposition, fully revealing the depth of his creepiness. The previously unpublished excerpts detail a man who coldly used his power, fame and considerable influence to select women that fit a specific type. We learn that he preferred “fashion models”, ““financially not doing well,” and from out of town.

Megan Reynolds / July 23, 2015

California Court Denies Cosby’s Attempt To Stop Sexual Assault Lawsuit

The California Supreme Court denied Bill Cosby’s petition to review a lawsuit filed by Judith Huth over an accusation that Cosby had sexually abused her at the Playboy Mansion when she was fifteen years old, clearing the way for litigation to move forward.
Huth’s lawyer, Gloria Allred, called the court’s decision “a very big victory”…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 23, 2015

Kim Kardashian To Caitlyn Jenner: “You Don’t Have To Bash Us On The Way Up”

Kim has some words for Caitlyn, Drake maybe (??) didn’t write his own verses, and a very important question: Why does the caged Cookie sing?

Megan Reynolds / July 22, 2015

Larry Wilmore On Bill Cosby: “‘You Can Go Fuck Yourself”

Last night on “The Nightly Show,” host Larry Wilmore went innnnnn on Bill Cosby for admitting in his 2005 deposition to giving women Quaaludes before “having sex” (aka RAPING) them. Wilmore also showed a clip from a 1969 comedy routine in which Cosby talks about slipping women the “Spanish fly” aphrodisiac, as well as a clip from…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 21, 2015

Bill Cosby’s Deposition Transcript Reveals Cavalier Attitude About Rampant “Womanizing”

The New York Times has obtained the full, four-day, 1000-page transcript of Bill Cosby’s deposition in that 2005 sexual assault lawsuit, and WELP, it’s as damning as you might imagine. Cosby admits to a long history of what he considers “philandering” and “womanizing,” including in cases where he gave women drugs (consensually and with their knowledge,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 20, 2015

President Obama On Bill Cosby: “Any Civilized Country Should Have No Tolerance For Rape”

Speaking at a press conference today, President Barack Obama all but condemned comedian Bill Cosby, who has been accused of drugging and raping over 40 women across four decades. While he did not outright say, “Bill Cosby is a rapist” guilty of the crimes he’s been accused of, Obama did have harsh words regarding Cosby’s admission that…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 15, 2015

Whoopi Goldberg Begrudgingly Admits That Bill Cosby Is Probably A Rapist

Aww look, Whoopi learned about the statute of limitations and changed her tune!

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 14, 2015

The Smithsonian Won’t Take Down Cosby’s Artworks

There’s a smallish storm abrew about a Smithsonian exhibit that’s comprised one-third by never-before-exhibited artworks donated from Bill and Camille Cosby’s private collection. While many of Cosby’s affiliated organizations have distanced themselves from the comedian since the admission came out last week that he bought and gave drugs to women in order to assault them,…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 13, 2015
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