One person not being talked about publicly despite all the sexual assault and rape allegations against him is this author/television host of his own show and frequent guest on many others who makes his living explaining things.
Steve Harvey Goes All In To Support Bill Cosby Despite Sexual Assault Accusations
Steve Harvey has had his fair share of drama in the past — what with that awkward staff email and not to mention what happened when he hosted the Miss Universe pageant — but this new potential mess is not quite like the others.
The daytime talk show host is throwing his hat into the ring of supporters who are there for Bill Cosby as he faces accusations of rape and sexual assault.
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While Cosby’s original trial ended with a deadlocked jury, the former TV dad is headed back to trial in 2018 — but the fact that this case still isn’t settled in Cosby’s favor isn’t stopping Steve from speaking up in his defense.
The 60-year-old commented on the situation to The Hollywood Reporter:
“I haven’t talked to him in a few months, but when I’m your friend, I’m your friend. And Bill Cosby helped my sons at Morehouse [College], and he taught me how to do this business. He didn’t even know me and he taught me how to do this business.
When I heard all the trouble he was in, I called and asked him how he was doing. You know what he says to me? ‘Hey man, I appreciate you calling, but just stay away from me right now. You don’t need none of this on you. You’re doing good. Whatever happens to me, happens to me, but don’t you get none of this on you.’ That’s an amazing thing for a guy to say.” – Read more