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Philadelphia vigil to protest Bill Cosby’s release from prison


Several women accused of sexually assaulting Bill Cosby and their supporters gathered for a vigil on Saturday night at the Independence Mall in Philadelphia to protest the comic’s release from prison.

The group carried signs that read “Bill Cosby: America’s Predator” and “Serial Rapist Cosby Freed = No Justice”.

The protest comes nearly two weeks after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturned Cosby’s 2018 sexual assault conviction.

At least three women who accused Cosby of raping her – Lili Bernard, Stacey Pinkerton and Victoria Valentino – attended the vigil to make their voices heard WCAU.

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Bernard appeared alongside Cosby on the Cosby Show, accusing him of raping her in the 1990s.

“I have six children. I’ve been trying to spend my mornings as a mother, ”Bernard told the Philadelphia Inquirer about how she felt when she learned Cosby was released on June 30th. “I’m trying to collect myself and I’m just sobbing.”

Comedian Bill Cosby (center) and spokesman Andrew Wyatt (right) approach media representatives who gathered outside Cosby's home in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court passed its conviction had canceled because of sexual assault.  (AP Photo / Matt Rourke)

Comedian Bill Cosby (center) and spokesman Andrew Wyatt (right) approach media representatives who gathered outside Cosby’s home in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court passed its conviction had canceled because of sexual assault. (AP Photo / Matt Rourke)

Valentino was also vocal about how stunned she was when Cosby got out of jail.

“I know everyone is devastated,” she told NPR on June 30 when Cosby was released. “I know everyone is angry. I feel personal, and I know that I can speak for all of us, that we were thrown under the bus.”

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Cosby protested his innocence throughout his time in prison. tweet on the day he was released that he “never changed my attitude or my story”.



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