Phylicia Rashad May Not Have Expected This Reaction

January 7, 2015 10:49 PM

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Phylicia Rashad, the actress who played Bill Cosby's TV wife for many years, just broke her silence about the sexual assault scandal that has been plaguing her former co-star. She denounced the accusations that have been made publicly against Cosby by more than 20 women and said it was an orchestrated attempt to destroy Cosby's legacy. "Forget these women," she told ShowBiz411. Her support came on the eve of attorney Gloria Allred announcing that three more women have stepped forward with claims against Cosby.

Lynn G. Coleman questioned "Who would want to destroy his 'legacy?'" She noted that Cosby is "a comedian at the end of his career." And as for why his accusers didn't go public sooner, she said, "they probably thought no one would believe them because of his family-man image. But once one woman came...

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