Ever since The Cosby Show‘s Geoffrey Owens was publicly shamed for working at a Trader Joe’s by Fox News, the actor’s story has highlighted the ebbs and flows of the creative and cultural arts industries, especially in Hollywood. Owens, who remains a working actor with small TV parts in shows like Elementary, The Blacklist and Lucifer, spoke about the experience — and the work […]
“The Cosby Show” has taken another hit, thanks to its maligned creator and star. Hours after Bill Cosby’s expletive-filled guilty verdict in the retrial of his sexual assault case on Thursday, reruns of his iconic NBC sitcom were pulled from Bounce TV, one of the few places where the show was still available. “Effective immediately, Bounce is […]
The former Cosby kid speaks out. For those of you who don’t know your Cosby Show history, Lisa Bonet, who played Denise Huxtable, had a contentious relationship with Bill Cosby in real life. Cosby was also allegedly upset Bonet became pregnant by Lenny Kravitz and did a nude scene in the 1987 movie Angel Heart. She was reportedly fired from the sitcom […]
How different would the Black pop culture world had been if we never had the iconic characters Rudy Huxtable or Steve Urkel played by their original actors? Well it almost happened! According to Entertainment Weekly, Family Matters star Jaleel White told the publication that The Cosby Show producers were this close to casting Rudy as a little boy with him in the role. “In 1984, I […]
Bill Cosby‘s image as America’s Dad was shattered when scores of women claimed in 2015 that they were drugged and sexually assaulted by the comedian over the course of 40 years. The shocking scandals resulted in The Cosby Show reruns getting yanked off television with Bounce TV, BET and TV Land pulling the show from […]
Plus, the LAPD confirms Brad Pitt is not being investigated for child abuse. A childhood classic is getting a modern makeover. Kevin Hart,Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Karen Gillan, and Jack Black star in the 2017 remake of Jumanji, which originally released in 1995 and starred late actor Robin Williams. The Rock posted a sneak peek of the […]
This September, a small exhibit honoring Bill Cosby will go on display at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture. The exhibit is titled "Taking Shape," and focuses on African-American representation on television in the 20th century. To encompass this history, Cosby's 1964 comedy record I Started Out as a Child, an I Spy comic book, and video clips from the program and clips from The Cosby Show have been added to the exhibit.
Since over 50 women have come forward with accusations against Bill Cosby, syndicated reruns of “The Cosby Show” have been removed from numerous networks, including TV Land,…
Lisa Bonet's daughter Zoe Kravitz has shared her mother's thoughts on the sexual allegations against her TV father Bill Cosby.
According to the Associated Press (AP) Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 that he got a sedative called quaaludes, with the intent of giving them to…
By BridgetEE I have a point to make. Ok, so dad your the record company and moms the entertainment industry, and that’s cool, but maybe just maybe, I was born to be just an artist. Wouldn’t I still be your child? Wouldn’t you still love me anyway? You see even if there wasn’t a record company […]
Of all the ways legendary TV actress Phylicia Rashad could speak on rape allegations against former co-star Bill Cosby— and in this instance, rape allegations from multiple women of varying generations spanning decades— “Forget these women!” is by far one of the worst ways to respond. Although Rashad initially told columnist Roger Friedman that when it comes […]