Phylicia Rashad Clarifies Cosby Defense

Phylicia Rashad broke her silence earlier this week and defended her former TV husband, Bill Cosby, on the numerous sexual allegations against him from several women.

Her remarks, particularly the phrase, “forget those women”, sent a shockwave across social media.

In a sit-down interview with ABC’s World News Tonight, Rashad addressed the backlash and stated that she was misquoted and proceeded to clarify her statements.

She said she was not being dismissive to the women’s claims, but rather directing attention to the bigger issue, that being “the obliteration of a legacy.”

Watch the full interview, below:

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