Bill Cosby found guilty of sexual assault
27 April 2018 | 9:03 am
A Pennsylvania jury convicted comedian Bill Cosby on all three counts of drugging and molesting a onetime friend in 2004, a decisive victory for prosecutors in one of the first celebrity sexual-assault trials of the #MeToo era.
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12 May 2019
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23 May 2019
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14 Jul 2019
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23 Jul 2020
With anti-racist protests erupting in Europe and the United States, Jean-Pascal Zadi and John Wax's film on the particularities of French racism is a timely release. "Tout Simplement Noir" brings together a star-studded cast who manage to find the humour in some serious social questions.
1 Jul 2021
Bill Cosby is released from prison after conviction vacated by Pennsylvania court.
5 Jul 2021
Ghislaine Maxwell's lawyers claimed that Bill Cosby's freedom justified dropping sex trafficking charges against her as they were both covered by nonprosecution deals.
15 Oct 2021
On Thursday, artist Lili Bernard filed a lawsuit against the 84-year-old comedian for an alleged hotel room encounter in 1990 after she met the actor while filming The Cosby Show.
27 Oct 2021
Dozens of Netflix employees joined protests outside the company's Los Angeles office. Counterprotesters soon showed up to pushback against the rally.
30 Dec 2021
As COVID restrictions are eased, small clubs are bringing people back for stand-up comedy shows. Some producers are using this opportunity to fix the skewed gender ratio in lineups as well as audiences.
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