Bill Cosby is a man with a lot of self-confidence
Cosby was convicted of sexual assault in 2018
Released due to a legal technicality
Planning to tour the US, Canada and London
Stories from jail?
More than 60 women have accused Cosby of abuse
The Comedy Cellar doesn't want Cosby
Audiences won't be forgiving
A book in the works
He will share his experiences in prison
Michelle Major is making a docuseries about Cosby
Phylicia Rashad celebrated Cosby's release
Rashad tried to back peddle about getting in trouble
Howard University students want Rashad fired
Will the 84 year-old go through with the tour?
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Bill Cosby is a man with a lot of self-confidence

Bill Cosby really believes in himself, heck his self-confidence seems to be sky high! That is the only way to explain that, among his short-term plans, after leaving prison, the actor intends to return to the stage and is planning a stand-up tour throughout the United States, Canada, and London.

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Cosby was convicted of sexual assault in 2018

Cosby seems immune to hecklers, and it is shocking to many that the performer thinks that an audience will actually pay to see him speak. The 'Cosby Show' actor, in April of 2018 was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand.

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Released due to a legal technicality

Cosby was released from prison at the end of June after his conviction was overturned on a technicality by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. The court ruled that Cosby's right to due process has been violated. However, this does not mean that the actor is innocent of the crimes which landed him in prison in the first place.

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"He's exuberant"

The news of Cosby's tour has been confirmed by the actor's publicist, Andrew Wyatt, in an interview with 'The Times'. “In his physical appearance, he’s exuberant. In his mental state, he’s exuberant. In his feelings and humour, he’s exuberant.”

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Planning to tour the US, Canada and London

Wyatt went on to explain that the performer was making plans to get the star on stage for a stand-up comedy tour in the US, Canada, and London.

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Stories from jail?

Wyatt also spoke about what Bill Cosby's stand-up act would be about, saying it will be a combination of “vintage storytelling” and with observations from his current life and will be “inclusive of human rights and civil rights.”  Cosby plans to work towards criminal justice reform and prison reform based on his own experiences.

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More than 60 women have accused Cosby of abuse

It is hard to imagine seeing Bill Cosby on stage when more than 60 women have accused him of abuse. Along with the three charges he was convicted of against Andrea Constand, even though it was dismissed thanks to the agreement he reached with the prosecutor years ago, the idea of Cosby on stage is just inconceivable.

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The Comedy Cellar doesn't want Cosby

However, before even setting foot on stage, Cosby has already been rejected by one of the most significant comedy venues in the United States: Comedy Cellar in NYC's Greenwich Village.

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"I don't want him to set foot in my club"

The legendary stand-up venue will not allow Bill Cosby into its premises, as owner Noam Dworman has confirmed. “I am not in the least bit interested. I don't want him to set foot in my club ”.

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Audiences won't be forgiving

The business owner has referred to two similar cases: Louis CK and Aziz Ansari. Aziz Ansari's scandal which occurred in 2018, and the public did applaud his return. However, Noam Dworman believes that in the case of Bill Cosby, the audience will not be so forgiving.

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A book in the works

It is not the only project that Bill Cosby is working on. The actor is also preparing a book, written by Frederick Williams, as confirmed by his publicist.

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He will share his experiences in prison

Cosby's book will tell his story regarding the civil and the criminal trials he has faced. In addition, he will share his experience of spending nearly three years in prison and how his lawyers managed to free him.

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Michelle Major is making a docuseries about Cosby

Apart from a book and a stand-up tour, director Michelle Major has nearly finished production on a five-part docuseries about the actor. The documentary will cover Cosby's experiences in the legal system.

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Phylicia Rashad celebrated Cosby's release

What seems clear, despite the facts, is that Bill Cosby still has supporters, as is the case of Phylicia Rashad. Rashad was his wife on 'The Cosby Show,' said on Twitter that “a serious judicial error is being fixed,” Defending the performance of her former onscreen husband and friend.

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Rashad tried to back peddle about getting in trouble

After receiving a wave of criticism, the actress deleted the tweet and quickly apologized. “I fully support victims of assaults. My post was not intended to be insensitive. " However, many of her followers criticized the actress for claiming to support victims while celebrating Cosby's release from prison.

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Howard University students want Rashad fired

Rashad is the current dean at Howard University, and now many students are demanding that she be fired over her blatant support of Bill Cosby. The New York Post reported that thus far, Howard University has not made an official announcement regarding the matter. However, the university did state that Rashad’s “tweet lacked sensitivity towards survivors of sexual assault.”

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Will the 84 year-old go through with the tour?

Only time will tell if Bill Cosby actually goes through with this plans to tour. Will more comedy clubs speak up and reject him? Will an audience even pay to see him perform? On top of it all, we have Cosby's age, let's not forget that Bill Cosby is already 84 years old.

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