Bill Cosby’s publicist mentioned that his shopper is a sufferer of the “intercourse battle” that’s taken maintain of the nation and in contrast his sentencing to the persecution of Jesus, in accordance to the St. Louis Dispatch.
The disgraced comic was sentenced to three to 10 years in jail on Tuesday for sexually assaulting former Temple College worker Andrea Constand in his Pennsylvania house in 2004.
“They persecuted Jesus, and appeared what occurred,” mentioned spokesman Andrew Wyatt. “Not saying Mr. Cosby is Jesus, however we all know what the nation has completed to black males for hundreds of years.”
Wyatt, who based the Birmingham, Ala.-based public relations agency Objective PR, additionally invoked Brett Kavanaugh, who’s going through sexual assault allegations throughout his affirmation for Supreme Courtroom by two ladies. He denies the fees towards him.
“What’s going on in Washington in the present day with Decide Kavanaugh is a part of that intercourse battle that Decide [Steven] O’Neill, alongside together with his spouse, are a part of,” he mentioned.
Cosby’s authorized crew had requested Decide O’Neill to recuse himself from the case as a result of his spouse, Deborah O’Neill, is a therapist who works with sexual assault victims, per the Dispatch.
The 81-year-old was labeled a “sexually violent predator” by the choose and was led away in handcuffs following his sentencing.
He may have to do a lifetime registration with state police, participate in intercourse offender counseling and notify the group of his new label.