Last week, #TiffanyHaddish said in an interview with #LATimes that she wants to work with #BillCosby. And since, she has under attack on social media. Clearly it doesn't matter that Cosby has never been convicted of a crime and has always maintained his innocence.
Haddish was asked, "Who are your comedic inspirations?" Haddish replied, Definitely #RichardPryor. #BillCosby — I still want to work with Bill Cosby, I don't care, I'll drink the juice. I'll drink the juice. I'll take a nap. I don't give a damn. [laughs] But seriously, I would love for him to play my grandfather in something. Clearly she was joking but Haddish's Cosby comments caused outrage ... #GloriaAllred, chimed in telling #FoxNews: “Ms. Haddish appears to have made a laughing matter of the serious issue of drugging and sexual assault, but drugging and sexual assault are not a laughing matter." “These allegations against Mr. Cosby are serious and not funny and should not be made the subject matter of attempted humor. Ms. Haddish should consider apologizing to those individuals who have been victims of sexual assault after being drugged.” Allred represents 30+ accusers, and demanded Cosby have $100 million ready for victims. (Barely heard that in the media)
After the drag and attacks on social media — including the black community Haddish clarified her controversial Cosby comment.
On Thursday at the Television Critics Association press tour in Beverly Hills, Haddish was on hand to promote “The Last O.G.” when she was asked by a reporter about her Cosby comments. (Read more below)