Bill Cosby comedy project scrapped

2014-11-19 21:07

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NBC says it has scrapped a Bill Cosby comedy that was under development, the second outlet within a day to put off or abandon a Cosby project as another sexual assault allegation against the comic has emerged.

NBC spokesperson Rebecca Marks said today the project “is no longer under development”, and had no further comment.

The announcement came after Netflix announced late yesterday that it was postponing the November 27 premiere of a new Cosby standup comedy special.

Actress Janice Dickinson became the third woman in recent weeks to allege she’d been assaulted by Cosby when she told “Entertainment Tonight” Tuesday that she was sexually assaulted by the comic in 1982.

Cosby’s lawyer said Dickinson’s charges are “false and outlandish”.

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