Cosby Show actor Joseph C. Phillips, who played Denise Huxtable’s husband Lt. Martin Kendall, has joined the ranks of the many who are saying Bill Cosby is guilty of sexually assaulting dozens of women.
In fact, he said it straight up.
In his blog post, the Cosby Show actor gives an elaborate recount of what he remembers of his time playing Bill Cosby’s son-in-law on the popular NBC series.
Not only did he say he believes Cosby is guilty as charged, Philips says Bill Cosby’s wife, Camille Cosby, knew all along.
Philips recalls that his “attitude was that if Bill was cheating on [his wife] Camille, I am fairly certain Camille knew. Hey, if everyone who claimed to know actually knew, then certainly Camille knew, and had long ago made her peace with it.”
— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) July 14, 2015
Joseph C. Philips added, “I never saw Bill engage in any inappropriate behavior. I certainly never saw him drug anyone. So, all I have is the same gossip as everyone else.”
Phillips says he came to his conclusion after running into “an old friend” that was “mentored” by Bill Cosby. The encounter, in which the woman shared her “heart-breaking” tale of “violation,” convinced him that Cosby was guilty. He said he had no reason to doubt the friend he knew well.
It is unclear if the old friend was a co-star on the Cosby Show.
In recent months, a slew of women have come forward to accuse the Cosby Show patriarch of sexual assault, with many of them claiming that the comedian drugged them beforehand.
Portions of a deposition from a 2005 lawsuit were released earlier this month and reveal that Bill Cosby had admitted to obtaining Quaaludes to give to women he wanted to have sex with.
— EntertainmentTonight (@etnow) July 14, 2015
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