Hugh Hefner on Bill Cosby Allegations: "Truly Saddening"

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Judy Huth is suing Cosby for allegedly assaulting her at the Playboy Mansion in 1975 when she was 15 years old

Hugh Hefner has responded to the sexual abuse claims against Bill Cosby, including one involving an incident that allegedly took place at Hefner's home.

Judy Huth filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that the Cosby Show star sexually assaulted her at L.A.'s famed Playboy Mansion in 1975 when she was 15 years old. The LAPD has opened an investigation into the allegation.

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Playboy Enterprises chief Hefner, who lives at the mansion, released a statement Saturday: "Bill Cosby has been a good friend for many years and the mere thought of these allegations is truly saddening.

"I would never tolerate this kind of behavior, regardless of who was involved," Hefner added.

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For his part, Cosby has dismissed the allegations as "innuendos," while Cosby's lawyer, Marty Singer, called the claims untrue and has questioned the accusers' credibility in statements released to the media. 

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