The actress said she knew Cosby when she was a teen and that he was a “perfect gentleman” towards her.
While some users thanked her for her input on the matter, many users fired back, suggesting she was attempting to discredit the 15 women who have accused the 77-year-old comedian of rape.
I worked with @BillCosby in '86 when I was 19. We were alone together many times. He was a perfect gentleman & became a mentor to me.
— Stacey Dash (@REALStaceyDash) November 20, 2014
Rape allegations against Cosby began making headlines after fellow comedian Hannibal Burress used it during a stand-up routine in October.
Barbara Bowman came forward and retold her story — one she’s been telling for years: how Cosby took advantage of her in 1985 at the age of 17. Bowman claims Cosby sexually assaulted her and drugged then raped her.
Supermodel Janice Dickinson is the most recent woman to come forward alleging Bill Cosby raped her when she was a teen. Dickinson also claims Cosby drugged then raped her.
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