The New York Post was able to speak with Bill Cosby on Friday and he actually opened up about the allegations of sexual assault that have been swirling around him. He didn’t open up much, probably for good reason, but it is the first time the comedian has spoken on the record about the accusations.
Most of his comments were aimed at the media, asking for a neutral stance despite the growing number of accusers popping up. From The New York Post:
“Let me say this. I only expect the black media to uphold the standards of excellence in journalism and when you do that you have to go in with a neutral mind,” Cosby said.
The comedian, who is being represented by the Manhattan-based crisis-management company Hiltzik Strategies and attorneys Martin Singer and John B. Schmitt, said he has been advised not to talk to reporters about the ongoing allegations.
Cosby then added in some details about how his wife has been dealing with this crisis and holding up under the public scrutiny: