Bill Cosby is making headlines yet again.
At Kenan Thompson’s stand-up show at the University of Pittsburgh last night, the Saturday Night Live star brought up Cosby and the many rape allegations against him during his routine.
“Kenan was on for about an hour and the Bill Cosby stuff happened halfway through, I would say,” Jesse Irwin, the social media editor for the Pitt News, tells E! News. “He talked about how, growing up, Bill Cosby had been his hero. He was the first or one of the first clean black comedians. So as a kid, Kenan looked up to him.”
Some of that admiration changed for Thompson when he and Cosby worked together on the 2004 film Fat Albert.
“When he finally got to work with Cosby on Fat Albert, Kenan started talking about moments here and there that threw him,” Irwin said, adding that Cosby made sexually charged jokes to Thompson during filming. “Kenan recalled being thrown and being all like, ‘Hey, that’s not a very Cosby thing to say.'”
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Source: E! Online | Brett Malec