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Celebrities react to Bill Cosby’s arrest

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In the arrest heard around the world, on Wednesday, Dec. 30, legendary actor Bill Cosby was charged with sexually assaulting a Temple University employee at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. Since then, celebrities have been weighing in on the shocking news. Film director Judd Apatow was among the first celebs to comment on the 78-year-old, saying he hopes the criminal case can bring some closure to the dozens of alleged victims who claimed to have been sexually assaulted by the iconic comedian. He tweeted:

Bill Cosby has spent his life attempting to silence the women he has assaulted with threats, lawsuits and money.

“Driver: “0h s—.. The cops are pulling us over …” Bill Cosby: F— man.. I got a warrant! Damn…” #HoodDrama,” tweeted rapper Ice T. Joshua Malina, best known for his role on “The West Wing” tweeted: “Happy holidays, @billcosby. May the new year bring you all that you deserve.”

“America’s Next Top Model” personality and fashion publicist Kelly Cutrone added, “Coincidence #BillCosby arraigned the day before NYEVE – tomorrow media will cover parties and a day later it’ll be last year’s news – PR.” Actress Issa Rae also had a few words to say about Cosby’s downfall.

Meanwhile, political commentator Ann Coulter tweeted, “More runaway white privilege: If Hillary’s so jazzed to have sexual predator Bill Clinton campaign for her, why no invitation to Bill Cosby?”

What are your thoughts on the events surrounding everyone’s favorite former small-screen dad? Sound off in the comment section below.

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