Bill Cosby Fiasco Heightens: College Cuts Ties, More Cancelled Appearances & Messy Allegations

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It’s not looking much better for Bill Cosby. While the 77-year-old comedian continues to be accused of sexual assault by at least 13 women to date and some universities have began to distance themselves. His scheduled appearance at Freed-Hardeman University in Henderson, Tennessee has been canceled. Cosby scheduled appearance at a benefit dinner has been axed amid allegations made by several women accusing the comedian of sexual assault.

Freed-Hardeman President Joe Wiley says the university knows that “names we have seen in the media represent real people who will be affected long after FHU’s dinner has passed.”

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And unfortunately for Mr. Cosby — that’s not it.  The University of Massachusetts-Amherst has ended their relationship Cosby, who is an alumnus.

According to the Boston Globe, this week, he was asked by university officials to step down as an honorary co-chairman of their $300 million fundraising campaign and Cosby agreed. [FYI: He received a master’s degree and a doctorate in education from the university. He and his wife donated several hundred thousand dollars to the university.]