Bill Cosby’s Massachusetts Show Canceled, What The Theater’s President Is Telling HipHollywood
Despite Bill Cosby’s recent sex abuse scandal, the comedian has been taking the stage city after city for his current comedy tour. And while many venues have put the comedian’s recent allegations behind them, others aren’t being so open.
It was announced on Wednesday that Cosby’s show at the Hanover Theater in Worcester Massachusetts on February 6th has been canceled. “I do think we are relieved. It’s not a situation anybody wanted to be in, but our image in the community means a lot to us and I know that there are those who will be relieved not to see him appear here,” President and Chief Executive Officer Troy Siebels told HipHollywood.
Cosby’s show at Boston’s Wilbur Theatre on the 8th will go on as planned, but there are reports that critics will protest.
Dozens of women have come forward over the past several months claiming that Cosby sexually assaulted and or drugged them decades ago. A video interview from 1991 recently resurfaced (yet again) of Cosby joking with Larry King about the “Spanish Fly,” a pill from back in the day was an aphrodisiac … but the interview floating around has fans even more up in arms. “Spanish Fly was the thing that all boys from age 11 on up to death — We will still be searching for Spanish Fly,” Cosby said. “And what was the old – the old story was, if you took a little drop – it was on the head of a.”
King chimed in, knowing exactly what Bill was talking about. “That’s right. Drop it in her Coca-Cola – It don’t matter,” Larry explained. Bill commented back, “It doesn’t make any difference. And the girl would drink it and …” King finally added, “And she’s yours.”