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We Need To Talk About Cosby throws light on how complicated legacies should be sensitively handled
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We Need To Talk About Cosby throws light on how complicated legacies should be sensitively handled

The docu-series on Bill Cosby shows, "When it comes to legacies, complicated or otherwise, what we choose to frame in the foreground and what we relegate to the background is inherently political. Legacies are, after all, about posterity and memory."

We Need To Talk About Cosby: Documentary director W Kamau Bell on how the MeToo case tells the story of America
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We Need To Talk About Cosby: Documentary director W Kamau Bell on how the MeToo case tells the story of America

"It doesn’t make sense to talk about Bill Cosby as if he was a solo man in the world. You have to really see how the boys-will-be-boys culture of Hollywood, specifically in the ’60s, invites a kind of behaviour that allows predators to hide," says Bell.

Bill Cosby asks US Supreme Court to not revive his criminal sex assault case
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Bill Cosby asks US Supreme Court to not revive his criminal sex assault case

Bill Cosby, 84, has been free since June 2021, when a Pennsylvania appeals court overturned his conviction and released him from prison after nearly three years

Months after release, Bill Cosby faces another sexual assault lawsuit for 1990 hotel room encounter
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Months after release, Bill Cosby faces another sexual assault lawsuit for 1990 hotel room encounter

“When Bill Cosby was released, it retraumatized me, it terrified me. I was really horrified for any woman or girl that would come into contact with him," says the accuser.

Veteran actor Phylicia Rashad apologises after tweeting in support of Bill Cosby
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Veteran actor Phylicia Rashad apologises after tweeting in support of Bill Cosby

“My remarks were in no way directed towards survivors of sexual assault,” said Phylicia Rashad following backlash for her tweet supporting Bill Cosby.

Bill Cosby's acquittal in May rewrites a major chapter of Andrea Constand's upcoming memoir, The Moment
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Bill Cosby's acquittal in May rewrites a major chapter of Andrea Constand's upcoming memoir, The Moment

According to several published excerpts, her book, to be released by Viking Canada, describes her history as a confident, athletic youth from Toronto turned professional basketball player in Europe, who initially connected with Cosby, a Temple alumnus and donor, over sports.

#MeToo activists worry acquittal of Bill Cosby could wither movement's hard-won momentum
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#MeToo activists worry acquittal of Bill Cosby could wither movement's hard-won momentum

When America watched Bill Cosby — once 'America’s Dad' — go off to prison nearly three years ago, it was perhaps the most stunning development yet of the nascent #MeToo movement, which had emerged in late 2017 with allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein.

'Good lessons for prosecutors and hard lessons for survivors': Outcomes of revoking Bill Cosby's sexual assault conviction
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'Good lessons for prosecutors and hard lessons for survivors': Outcomes of revoking Bill Cosby's sexual assault conviction

The upturning of Bill Cosby's sexual assault conviction illustrates the need for legal agreements that are “open, fair, and transparent.”

Explained: Why Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction was revoked by US court three years after he was found guilty
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Explained: Why Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction was revoked by US court three years after he was found guilty

Here's all you need to know about Bill Cosby's trial and background on the nonprosecution agreement that set him free

Bill Cosby denied parole after refusing to participate in sex offender programs in Pennsylvania prison
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Bill Cosby denied parole after refusing to participate in sex offender programs in Pennsylvania prison

This is the first year Bill Cosby was eligible for parole under the three- to 10-year sentence handed down after his 2018 conviction.

Bill Cosby's appeal against sex assault conviction set for hearing on 1 December in Pennsylvania Supreme Court
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Bill Cosby's appeal against sex assault conviction set for hearing on 1 December in Pennsylvania Supreme Court

The court will consider "whether the jury should have heard Bill Cosby's own deposition testimony about getting quaaludes to give women in the past."

Bill Cosby granted right to appeal against sexual assault conviction before Pennsylvania Supreme Court
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Bill Cosby granted right to appeal against sexual assault conviction before Pennsylvania Supreme Court

Bill Cosby has been imprisoned for almost two years after he was convicted for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in 2004

Bill Cosby's spokesperson lashes out at Eddie Murphy's SNL set: He decided to sell himself back to being a Hollywood Slave
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Bill Cosby's spokesperson lashes out at Eddie Murphy's SNL set: He decided to sell himself back to being a Hollywood Slave

Eddie Murphy's recent jibe against Bill Cosby on Saturday Night Live, is just another fuel to the fire of their public rivalry.

Bill Cosby sexual assault verdict upheld by court; prosecutors may call other accusers to bolster case
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Bill Cosby sexual assault verdict upheld by court; prosecutors may call other accusers to bolster case

Bill Cosby maintains his innocence, he said, and still hopes to prevail at the state Supreme Court

Roman Polanski's J'accuse tops French box office as France's directors guild proposes his suspension
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Roman Polanski's J'accuse tops French box office as France's directors guild proposes his suspension

Roman Polanski has been a fugitive from the US over four decades since pleading guilty to a sex offense with a minor.

David Lynch wins Lifetime Academy Award: Director's genius lies in his depiction of cruelty, what enables it
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David Lynch wins Lifetime Academy Award: Director's genius lies in his depiction of cruelty, what enables it

Many David Lynch films, like Blue Velvet and Lost Highway, can be unsparing and graphic. But beyond these bewildering effects, his images of corruption, violence and toxic masculinity ring all too familiar in America today.

Harvey Weinstein's lawyer files motion to move rape trial out of NYC court; requests venue 'free of intimidation'
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Harvey Weinstein's lawyer files motion to move rape trial out of NYC court; requests venue 'free of intimidation'

A lawyer for Harvey Weinstein has asked that the disgraced movie mogul's upcoming criminal trial be moved out of New York City, saying he can't get a fair trial

Bill Cosby appeals 2018 sexual assault conviction over 'flawed, erroneous, and prejudicial rulings'
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Bill Cosby appeals 2018 sexual assault conviction over 'flawed, erroneous, and prejudicial rulings'

A major thrust of Bill Cosby's appeal is that his conviction hinged on testimony from six other women who had accused Cosby of sexual misconduct

The Academy defends Roman Polanski's expulsion; filmmaker's lawyer calls it 'a stupid PR stunt'
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The Academy defends Roman Polanski's expulsion; filmmaker's lawyer calls it 'a stupid PR stunt'

The Academy had expelled Roman Polanski along with Bill Cosby in 2018 for sexual harassment convictions.

Harvey Weinstein's trial postponed to 9 September, 'will give us an opportunity to dig into case,' says his lawyer
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Harvey Weinstein's trial postponed to 9 September, 'will give us an opportunity to dig into case,' says his lawyer

The delay in Harvey Weinstein's hearing was announced after a four-hour closed-door hearing to decide whether women other than the two accusers could give evidence at the trial.