Vivica A. Fox has shielded Charge Cosby in light of his mounting assault allegations, saying: ‘The man I met was nothing like the man they are describing.’
The performing artist joined a developing number of Cosby Appear graduated class who have come to the troubled comedian’s protection as she showed up on The Meredith Vieira Show, which will air on Thursday.
Fox, 50, reviewed how she worked with the on-screen character – who has been denounced of medicating what’s more, sexually ambushing more than two dozen ladies – on ‘Cosby’ for an scene in 1999.
‘I worked on the Cosby appear what’s more, was respected to do the show, and… the man I met was nothing like the man they are describing,’ she said.
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‘He was nice, kind. There was no sexual hints or, then again anything so I guard him what’s more, I stand by him as well, too.’
Vieira inquired her about Cosby after her individual Vip Disciple teammate, Keshia Knight Pulliam, who played Rudy on the Cosby Show, was tested about the outrage this week.
‘I wasn’t there,’ Pulliam told theÂ Today appear on Monday. ‘No one was there anticipate for the two individuals to know precisely what happened. All I can talk to is the man that I know what’s more, I love.’
Also in later days, Phylicia Rashad, who played his on-screen wife, Clair Huxtable, came to his defense.
She was at first revealed to have said to ‘forget these women’, be that as it may afterward clarified that she does not think the exchange ought to be about the women, it ought to be about Cosby’s harmed legacy.
‘It’s troublesome for me to observe this heritage be erased, as in the event that [it] never happened,’ she told ABC.Â
She said she never saw anything improper while they worked together what’s more, that Cosby’s wife, Camille, would frequently visit the set, so at the point when she heard the to begin with assertions against him, she was suspicious.
‘My starting response to the charges was, “Hmm somebody has a vested intrigue in avoiding Cosby’s return to organize television”,’ she said.
Although she has not talked to him recently, she said that no question the allegations have ‘not been easy’ for Cosby.
‘I did talk to him towards the starting of all of this what’s more, his remark was the web has given a few unknown individuals a exceptionally noisy voice,’ she said.Â
Cosby’s profession disentangled after his informers came forward, with a Television venture ended what’s more, at minimum 10 stand-up parody visit exhibitions crossed out or, on the other hand inconclusively postponed.
The 77-year-old, who has been blamed of medicating or, then again sexual manhandle by more than 20 women, counting models Janice Dickinson what’s more, Beverly Johnson, has denied the allegations.Â Â
On Wednesday, he returned to the organize in Ontario for his to begin with appear since November – what’s more, was met with exhaust seats what’s more, a ocean of dissidents shaking signs reading: ‘Rape is no joke.’Â Â Â
The three exhibitions in Canada come after Cosby saw at minimum 10 exhibitions get wiped out on his North American tour.
He next shows up at the Budweiser Gardens in London, Ontario, on Thursday what’s more, at the Hamilton Put Theater in Hamilton, Ontario, on Friday.Â