Two years after being convicted of sexual assault, disgraced comedian Bill Cosby is trying to use the leftist race-baiting culture to get it overturned.
“The false conviction of Bill Cosby is so much bigger than him — it’s about the destruction of ALL Black people and people of color in America,” Cosby spokesman Andrew Wyatt (pictured, left) said last month, when the court agreed to hear Cosby’s appeal.
Appellate lawyer Jennifer Bonjean said last week that Cosby being a celebrity “does not change his status as a Black man,” according to Breitbart News. “It would be naïve to assume that his prosecution was not tainted by the same racial bias that pervades the criminal justice process in both explicit and insidious ways,” she added.
The 82-year-old star is serving up to ten years in prison for drugging and raping a woman back in 2004. Cosby has denied that the assault took place, just as he has denied similar claims that have been made against him by dozens of other women.
Cosby’s wife Camille Cosby has stood by him, and she seems to agree that “racism” played a role in his case. Last month, she said in an interview that the #MeToo movement ignores “the history of particular white women” who have “accused Black males of sexual assault without any proof,” adding, “We know how women can lie.”
Cosby’s first appeal was rejected by Superior Court Judge John T. Bender, who did not seem impressed by the arguments Cosby was making in trying to have his conviction overturned. “The reality of it is, he gives them drugs and then he sexually assaults them,” Bender said during arguments. “That’s the pattern, is it not?”
Wake Forest University Dean Jonathan L. Walton spoke out to argue that while Cosby did a lot to help the black community during his career, he might not be the best person to help spread the word about the movement now. “One should agree with him as it relates to systemic racism and the injustices of the ‘justice system,’” said Walton, “while also being suspicious of what seems to be a pattern of his, of only identifying problems when they personally benefit him.”