Bill Cosby's Twitter Account Thanks Jill Scott, Whoopi Goldberg
Both women have publicly supported the comedian through a recent wave of sexual assault allegations
Tweets sent from Bill Cosby's official Twitter account on Wednesday thanked singer-songwriter Jill Scott and The View co-host Whoopi Goldberg, presumably for supporting the comedian through a recent wave of sexual assault allegations.
"Thank you @WhoopiGoldberg" and "Thank you @MissJillScott, from the Cosby Family," the tweets read.
The comments were the first — and only — tweets from the comedian's account that referenced the sexual assault claims since a Nov. 17 post about a joint statement from Andrea Constand's and Cosby's attorneys. Constand sued Cosby in 2005 for allegedly drugging and raping her. The case was settled out of court in 2006 for an undisclosed amount.
Cosby's social media team has remained relatively quiet since posting a promotional challenge on Nov. 10 that backfired. A tweet asking followers to turn photos of Cosby into a meme generated images from Twitter users alleging the comedian had drugged and raped multiple women. The tweet was subsequently deleted from Cosby's Twitter account.
Cosby has not spoken publicly about the allegations, though his representative and attorney have dismissed the claims.
Thank you @MissJillScott, from the Cosby Family.— Bill Cosby (@BillCosby) December 3, 2014
Thank you @WhoopiGoldberg.— Bill Cosby (@BillCosby) December 3, 2014