Comedian Hannibal Burress must have some deep rooted issues with legendary comedian/actor Bill Cosby. Hannibal recently had some harsh things to say about the “Cosby Show” legend that is surprising and unexpected. Are we going to have to look at the legendary actor differently?
During a performance, Burress called the legendary actor a rapist. Burress called Cosby a hypocrite for giving out advice when he has been accused of raping women. Apparently, these rumors have been circulating around since the 1970s. According to Burress, there have been 13 women who have come forward to accuse the actor of rape.
Burress’ comments didn’t just stop at the alleged rapes. He went in on the actor for his treatment of African Americans. Burress mocked the fact that Cosby wants African Americans to pull up their pants. Hannibal feels that Bill talks down to people because he was an eighties star and was on a hit sitcom. It’s not that big of a demand to want people to pull up their pants. It’s not an attractive thing to see, but that’s a whole other conversation.
The comedian’s response to the legend’s request of pulling up your pants was to throw up his controversial issue in his face. The 31-year-old brought up how the legend doesn’t think comedians need to curse in their acts. Again, this triggered the young comedian to bring up the legend’s alleged rape claims. The young comedian is determined to get fans to look at the “Cosby Show” reruns differently now that these claims are out again. During his stand up, he wanted the audience to Google Bill Cosby’s name and rapist and see what they will find.
It’s weird that Hannibal feels this way because in 2013, he praised the legend and his sitcom. Now he is insulting him and wants people to look at the reruns differently. Did Bill do something to him personally to make him feel this way about him? Why did he use a stand up routine to mention something like this in the first place? If Hannibal were a bigger star, this could have been the beginning of a celebrity feud. Luckily he’s not that famous so Bill has nothing to worry about in that aspect.
Submitted by Michele J.
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