PALM BEACH – Bill Cosby, once “America’s favorite dad” is now notoriously known as a “sexually violent predator” as described by Pennsylvania judge Steven O’Neill who presided over his case casting down his conviction in September 2018. Cosby, a TV icon dating back to the 1960s got his start as a stand-up comic and is currently serving a three-to-ten-year prison sentence at SCI Phoenix where he was moved into general population in February.
Despite Cosby’s removal from society verified social media accounts remain active and continue to post messages on his behalf with a Father’s Day tweet taking notice of prominent media organizations who have labeled it “Bizarre” with the actor himself, labeled as “disgraced“. The post, which also showed on his Instagram account, included a video and hash tags #HappyFathersDay and similar posts tagged #AmericasFavoriteDad.
Hey, Hey, Hey…It’s America’s Dad…I know it’s late, but to all of the Dads… It’s an honor to be called a Father, so let’s make today a renewed oath to fulfilling our purpose —strengthening our families and communities. #HappyFathersDay #RenewedOathToOurFamily
The post is accompanied by hundreds of comments, meme’s and questions about the icons understanding of such statements as well as opinions on his guilt or innocence. Prior to his sentencing, Cosby was accused of sexual assault or misconduct by sixty separate woman, many of which accused Cosby of drugging and raping them.