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Bill Cosby’s spouse, Camille, breaks silence, suggests #MeToo movement is racist

Bill Cosby’s spouse stated she’s “very, very happy” with an appeals court docket’s resolution to evaluation his sexual assault conviction — and steered the #MeToo movement that landed her husband behind bars was pushed by racism.

Camille Cosby, in her first interview in six years, spoke to ABC Information a day after the Pennsylvania Supreme Courtroom agreed to evaluation two features of the case.

“The state’s highest court docket … has stated, ‘Wait a minute. There are some issues right here. They are often thought of for an enchantment,’” she informed the information community. “I’m very, very happy.”

Her 82-year-old husband is serving a three- to 10-year sentence after a jury discovered him responsible of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004.

With Tuesday’s ruling, the court docket will evaluation the choose’s resolution to permit prosecutors to name 5 different accusers and to introduce proof that he’d given girls Quaaludes.

Camille additionally slammed #MeToo activists within the wide-ranging interview — and steered the movement is rooted in racism.

“Initially, I don’t care what they really feel,” she informed ABC.

“The #MeToo movement and actions like them have intentional ignorance pertaining to the historical past of explicit white girls — not all white girls — however explicit white girls, who’ve from the very starting, pertaining to the enslavement of African individuals, accused black males of sexual assault with none proof in anyway, no proof, anyplace on the face of the Earth,” Camille stated.

Bill and Camille Cosby
Bill Cosby and Camille CosbyGetty Photos

She additionally stated her husband’s case was not not like the accusations that sparked the Tulsa, Oklahoma, race bloodbath in 1921 — and stated her earlier comparability of Cosby’s conviction to the lynching of Emmett Until was warranted.

“The parallel is that the identical age-old factor about explicit white girls making accusations towards black males which might be unproven — Emmett Until’s final result, to mutilate his physique in the way in which that it was, was simply actually so deeply horrendous,” she informed ABC.

“I imply — there’s a scarcity of phrases for that form of hatefulness. However see, years in the past, I interviewed the survivors from the Tulsa, Oklahoma, riots in 1921,” she added.

“And that was one other case of a [white] feminine making a declare of sexual assault declare towards a black male, which everyone knows if we all know in regards to the Tulsa, Oklahoma, riots,” she stated.

Camille additionally spoke about present protests towards police brutality and racial inequality which might be sprouting up throughout the nation, saying she wished they had been extra “targeted.”

“I’m very involved about so many younger individuals with nanosecond consideration spans. They can’t be simply leaping round from the movement to a different,” she stated.

Extra reporting by Lia Eustachewich

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