Bill Cosby says sex allegations against him could be racist

Bill Cosby says sex allegations against him could be racist

Bill Cosby said the sexual allegations launched against him could be due to racism during an interview Monday as the legendary comedian prepares for his sexual assault trial next month.

“Could be. Could be,” Cosby told Sirius XM’s Michael Smerconish, referring to new racism charges made by Cosby’s daughter, Esna.

“There are so many tentacles. So many different – ‘nefarious’ is a great word. And I just truly believe that some of it may very well be that.”

Ensa Cosby released an audio statement Monday that said “racism has played a big role” is her father’s sex scandal.

“The accusations against my father have been one-sided from the beginning,” Esna Cosby said.

“I’ve witnessed my father’s reputation and legendary works be dismissed without any proof.

Bill Cosby also questioned the timing of the allegations, claiming they were made all at once to sway public opinion.

“So, the piling on, so to speak is a way — and certainly an impressive, impressive way to get public opinion to come to the other side,” Cosby told Smerconish.

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