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Defamation Suit Against Bill Cosby Dismissed

Reuters | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.17.2017 | Entertainment

A federal judge in Massachusetts on Thursday dismissed a defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby by an actress who claimed he raped her, ruling that the...

Former 'Cosby Show' Star Keshia Knight Pulliam Welcomes Baby Girl

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 01.24.2017 | Entertainment

It’s a girl! “Cosby Show” actress Keshia Knight Pulliam has given birth to her first daughter, Ella Grace. The new mom made the announcement lat...

The Cosby Show Returns On Bounce TV (Exclusive)

Abesi Manyando | Posted 11.15.2016 | Entertainment
Abesi Manyando

When I heard that the Cosby show was returning to television, I started singing Stevie Wonder's "Overjoyed!" Like many people online who've been sha...

Ed Hartwell Files For Divorce After Wife Keshia Knight Pulliam Announces Pregnancy

The Huffington Post | Karli Bendlin | Posted 07.29.2016 | Entertainment

Less than seven months after their wedding, former NFL star Ed Hartwell has filed for a divorce from actress Keshia Knight Pulliam. Hartwell filed for...

'Cosby Show' Actress Has A Little Rudy Huxtable On The Way

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 07.19.2016 | Entertainment

Keshia Knight Pulliam is expecting her first child, a girl, with husband Ed Hartwell. The former child star, who played Rudy Huxtable on “The Cosby...

'Cosby Show' Actor Says Bill Cosby Coverage Is 'Unbalanced'

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 03.07.2016 | Entertainment

Malcolm-Jamal Warner, who played Theo Huxtable on "The Cosby Show," appeared on BET's "The Real" this week to talk about his legally embattled TV dad....

Malcolm-Jamal Warner: 'The Cosby Show' Deserves To Be On TV

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.06.2016 | Black Voices

Since over 50 women have come forward with accusations against Bill Cosby, syndicated reruns of "The Cosby Show" have been removed from numerous netwo...

I Re-Watched 'The Cosby Show' And It Was Brutal

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 01.09.2017 | Black Voices

I watched "The Cosby Show" for the first time in a year over the holiday weekend. Last fall, I'd unofficially sworn off the series that had raised me ...

Former 'Cosby Show' Star Keshia Knight Pulliam Engaged

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 01.01.2016 | Entertainment

A photo posted by keshiaknightpulliam (@keshiaknightpulliam) on Dec 31, 2015 at 11:33pm PST The actress known for playing Rudy Huxtable on "The...

'30 Rock' Star Says We Need A New 'Cosby Show' To Normalize Diverse Voices

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 11.20.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Keith Powell, who played the hilarious James Toofer on NBC's "30 Rock," joined HuffPost Live Thursday and expressed disappointment with The Hollywood ...

Bill Cosby Defamation Suit Adds Four More Women

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 11.15.2015 | Entertainment

Four more women who say Bill Cosby sexually assaulted them​ have joined the federal defamation lawsuit against the comedian, People reported on Frid...

How 'The Cosby Show' Taught Me to Express My Cultural Identity

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 10.27.2016 | Entertainment
Ian Reifowitz

Bill Cosby is what he is, and he did what he did. I'm not here to comment on that. As for how his greatest creation is remembered, that's up to all of us collectively. What I'll say is that it had a tremendous effect on me, personally.

A Woman's Worth: Bill Cosby and Beyond | Posted 10.21.2016 | Black Voices

Protective thinking in response to a black man accused of sexual crimes is understandable, given America's history of stereotyping black men as predators. But reflexive and unthinking circling of wagons is a damaging reaction that protects the black community from exactly nothing.

Malcolm-Jamal Warner: Ebony Cover Perpetuates 'Broken Black Family' Cliché

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 10.20.2015 | Black Voices

Ebony's November cover, which depicts a shattered image of the iconic Huxtable family from "The Cosby Show," unleashed a wave of controversy when it d...

The Ben Carson Show

Robert Brenner | Posted 10.15.2016 | Comedy
Robert Brenner

A television sitcom about a zany black brain surgeon and his lovable family. Tonight's episode: "Family Discussions."

Cosby Case: A Clergy Lesson?

Rev. Dr. Sunny Farley | Posted 10.09.2016 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Sunny Farley

As a child of the 1980s, I grew up with the Huxtables. I imagined Vanessa, Theo, Rudy, Denise and Olivia were my siblings and I adored Clair and Hea...

Keshia Knight Pulliam On 'The Cosby Show's Legacy

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.07.2015 | Black Voices

Since the surfacing of a long list of women and their sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby, many have voiced their opinions on how the comedy...

Bill Cosby Owes Every Woman in America an Apology

Romila “Dr. Romie” Mushtaq, MD | Posted 10.06.2016 | Women
Romila “Dr. Romie” Mushtaq, MD

On behalf of my sisters, I ask you to utter these three simple words, "I am sorry." Why? When you violate the mind and body of even one sister, you violate the collective soul of our entire sisterhood.

So What Would That 'Coach' Reboot Which NBC Just Benched Have Been Like?

Jim Hill | Posted 09.21.2016 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

As recently as last month (August 13th, to be exact), NBC Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt was talking up this "Coach" revival during a Q & A session at the Television Critics Association's annual press tour.

Zoe Kravitz Says Mom Lisa Bonet Is 'Disgusted And Concerned' Over Cosby Accusations

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 08.25.2015 | Entertainment

Lisa Bonet may not have spoken publicly about the allegations surrounding Bill Cosby, her former TV dad on "The Cosby Show," but according to daughter...

'Cosby Show' Executive Producer Says The Show 'Is Kind Of Tarnished'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 08.03.2015 | Entertainment

Even the executive producer of "The Cosby Show" believes the iconic series is damaged following the sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby. To...

Raven-Symoné Was Told What To Eat As A Child Star After 'Getting Fat'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.29.2015 | Entertainment

Raven-Symoné said she was told what and what not to eat while working on television sets as a child star because she was getting fat." The 29-year-o...

'Cosby Show' Actor Joseph C. Phillips Says 'Of Course Bill Cosby Is Guilty'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.15.2015 | Entertainment

Joseph C. Phillips is the most recent "Cosby Show" star to publicly speak out about the sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby. Phillips, who p...

Jail for Cosby? The Case for Serial Rape

Amy Dardashtian | Posted 07.14.2016 | Crime
Amy Dardashtian

In a case like Cosby's where we now have an unsealed court document that may act as a corroborating piece of evidence and lend credibility to some of the stories, there should be a remedy for these women to have their day in court.

The Words of 37+ Women Against One Man: The Sad Conundrum of Bill Cosby

Gary Bailey M.S.W., A.C.S.W. | Posted 07.09.2016 | Black Voices
Gary Bailey M.S.W., A.C.S.W.

Cliff and Claire Huxtable and their wonderful family can still be the idealized version of what a family can be. I am heeding my late mother's sage advice and no longer confusing the characters that they play with real life.