Bill Cosby ‘Late Show’ Appearance Canceled Amid Rape Allegations

Posted by Sam Frizzell, TIME on 15th Nov 2014

It's Cosby's second talk show cancellation in a month Comedian Bill Cosby’s scheduled appearance on Wednesday’s Late Show With David Letterman has been canceled as outrage grows over resurfaced allegations of rape against the comedian and Cosby Show creator. It’s the second time in a month that Cosby has dropped out of a talk show booking. The Associated Press reported that the 77-year-old asked to postpone a scheduled gig on Queen Latifah’s show Oct. 30. It’s currently unclear whether Cosby canceled the Letterman commitment himsel … read more

Bill Cosby Meme Generator Backfires on Comedian

Posted by Verne Gray, Newsday on 11th Nov 2014

Bill Cosby's website hastily withdrew a "meme generator" after Internet users deployed it to recycle decade-old rape allegations against the comedian.The meme initiative quickly unraveled Monday after Cosby's twitter account sent out a photo along with a hashtag and link to a Web page where fans could make presumably humorous memes by adding text to other Cosby photos from over the years. Instead, users -- who numbered in the hundreds, according to some reports Tuesday -- descended on the page to post comments relating to the rape alleg … read more