Bill Cosby’s Publicist Lashes Out Over Harvey Weinstein Verdict + Calls Out #MeToo Movement
Bill Cosby’s publicist has spoken out after Harvey Weinstein was found guilty for a criminal sexual act in the first degree and rape in the third degree. He was also acquitted on three charges, including predatory sexual assault.
Andrew Wyatt released a statement via Bill Cosby’s Instagram page and said the judge pushed for Harvey Weinstein to be convicted.
“This is not shocking because these jurors were not sequestered, which gave them access to media coverage and the sentiments of public opinion. There’s no way you would have anyone believe that Mr. Weinstein was going to receive a fair and impartial trial. Also, this judge showed that he wanted a conviction by sending the jurors back to deliberate, after they were hung on many of the counts.”
He continued and said the justice system is unfair.
“Here’s the question that should haunt all Americans, especially wealthy and famous men…Where do we go in this country to find fairness and impartiality in the judicial system; and where do we go in this country to find Due Process?”
He ended by coming for the #MeToo movement.
“Lastly, if the #metoo movement isn’t just about Becky [White women], I would challenge #metoo and ask them to go back 400+ years and tarnish the names of those oppressors that raped slaves. This is a very sad day in the American Judicial System.
Bill Cosby is currently in jail for similar charges. He said back in November that he also allegedly had an unfair trial.
“It’s all a set up. That whole jury thing. They were imposters.”
He alleged one juror said before the trial,
“he’s guilty, we can all go home now.”
As for Harvey Weinstein, six women testified against him. Sexual assault allegations for Harvey Weinstein began in 2017, kicking off the most infamous installment of the #MeToo movement as men in Hollywood were also accused of sexual assault.
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