Larry Wilmore slams Bill Cosby's defense strategy on 'The Nightly Show'
Larry Wilmore is not done taking Bill Cosby to task on The Nightly Show. “I’m not letting it go, motherf–kers,” Wilmore said on Monday’s episode, before using an actual pudding pop to deflate the three-tiered public defense strategy that Cosby’s team is attempting to implement.
“According to the New York Times, they plan to cast Mr. Cosby’s use of drugs during sex as a widely accepted practice four decades ago,” Wilmore said. “Yeah, the problem is that nonconsensual sex has never been a widely accepted practice.” He then broke into a Cosby impression (“We’re all doing ‘ludes”) before using the pudding pop to “pop” the argument.
This month, Cosby hired attorney Monique Pressley to help defend the 78-year-old comedian against a wave of sexual assault allegations and the way Cosby’s 2006 deposition — where he admitted to acquiring Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to women with whom he wanted to have sex — was presented in the media.
“There are a thousand-plus pages that are available of Mr. Cosby in his own words, and what we’re seeing so far are headlines that are grabbing one excerpt or two and misinterpreting them,” Pressley told Good Morning America last week.