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Posted Friday 1/12/18 at 6:58PM EST
Chris Matthews apologizes after a 2016 video surfaced of him joking about the “Bill Cosby Pill” before interviewing Hillary Clinton
“Can I have some of the queen’s waters? Precious waters?” the MSNBC host said on Jan. 5, 2016 while waiting to interview Clinton at an Iowa firehouse during presidential primaries. And then, as he waits for the water, he added, “Where’s that Bill Cosby pill I brought with me?” Matthews apologized today, telling The Cut: “This was a terrible comment I made in poor taste during the height of the Bill Cosby headlines. I realize that’s no excuse. I deeply regret it and I’m sorry.” ALSO: Bill Cosby reportedly made a #MeToo joke this week.
Posted Sunday 11/19/17 at 8:34PM EST
Earle Hyman, who played Bill Cosby’s dad on The Cosby Show, dies at 91
Hyman was only 11 years older than Cosby, yet he played an authoritative father figure in 40 episodes of the iconic NBC sitcom. The New York Times also notes he was a major influence in developing black theater in America.
Posted Monday 11/06/17 at 9:32AM EST
The Cosby Show producer sues BBC for using too many clips in a Bill Cosby documentary
The Carsey-Werner Company accused the BBC of using too much copyrighted material in Bill Cosby: Fall of an American Icon, which was first broadcast last June. According to the lawsuit, The Cosby Show footage used in the documentary amounted to 234 seconds, or 6.5% of the total running time.