In one of his first public outings since August, Bill Cosby let a reporter know that the Harvey Weinstein fallout was on his mind.
“Please don’t put me on #MeToo,” the 80-year-old comedian told a Philadelphia reporter.
“Cosby dined Wednesday at Old City’s Ristorante La Veranda with an old friend — and a crew of publicists, reporters, and cameramen invited to document the moment,” said Philly.com.
“It was a decidedly odd affair.”
The one-time “America’s Dad” has been scarce since his aggravated indecent assault trial ended with a hung jury in June 2016.
But another one looms in the Andrea Constand case.
“His new trial begins on 2 April,” noted The Guardian. “But the impending court date did not appear to faze him on Wednesday night.
Cosby was quoted as saying: “We’re ready.”
“Last summer, a spokesman said Cosby was eager to make appearances at town halls in which he would discuss with young men how to avoid false accusations of sexual assault. Cosby later denied the spokesman’s comments, calling them ‘propaganda.’”
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