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Bill Cosby Weighs In on Phylicia Rashad Controversy


(Newser) - Bill Cosby thinks Phylicia Rashad did the right thing in backing him up. The actress, who played Cosby's wife on The Cosby Show and again on Cosby, backtracked after controversy erupted when she initially expressed glee at Cosby's release. But Cosby thinks his longtime friend's original reaction...

After Glee Over Cosby Release, Phylicia Rashad Apologizes

Howard University dean writes letter to parents, students: 'I vehemently oppose sexual violence'

(Newser) - Phylicia Rashad has long been a defender of Bill Cosby, who played her husband on The Cosby Show, but her recent glee over his release from prison has her facing new backlash. On Wednesday, Pennsylvania's highest court vacated the 83-year-old's sexual assault conviction, making him a free man,...

Phylicia Rashad Becomes Dean at Alma Mater

Howard hires actress, director to run its College of Fine Arts

(Newser) - Howard University has turned to someone with real-world experience in the subject matter, and who also knows something about the school, to become dean of its College of Fine Arts. The Washington, DC, university named Phylicia Rashad to the job on Wednesday, the Washington Post reports. The actress graduated magna...

Expected at 'He Said-She Said' Cosby Trial: His TV Daughter

And maybe his 'Cosby Show' wife and son, in addition to Keshia Knight Pulliam

(Newser) - Bill Cosby's trial for allegedly assaulting Andrea Constand begins Monday, and at least one member of his former TV family will reportedly be watching from the sidelines, per NBC News . Keshia Knight Pulliam, 38, who played little Rudy Huxtable on The Cosby Show, is expected to be in the...

Phylicia Rashad on Bill Cosby: I Was Misquoted

But she continues to defend her former TV husband

(Newser) - Phylicia Rashad was quoted as saying "forget these women" accusing Bill Cosby of sexual assault yesterday as she defended her former TV husband, but last night she told ABC's Nightline those controversial words never came out of her mouth. "That was a misquote. That is not what...

Cosby's TV Wife: 'Forget These Women'

Phylicia Rashad defends Bill Cosby

(Newser) - Showbiz 411 writer Roger Friedman happened to run into Phylicia Rashad, who played Bill Cosby's wife on The Cosby Show, recently, and he ended up with a doozy of a quote. Rashad had not previously said anything publicly about the sexual assault scandal in which Cosby is currently...

Phylicia Rashad Slims Down
 Phylicia Rashad Slims Down 

Phylicia Rashad Slims Down

(Newser) - Dr. Huxtable would be proud: Phylicia Rashad has shed 35 pounds since December with a little help from Jenny Craig, reports the New York Daily News. Filling the shoes of past spokeswomen Kirstie Alley and Valerie Bertinelli, Rashad decided to take action after getting winded while walking up stairs. The...

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