Bill Cosby Dropped By Top Talent Agency
Bill Cosby no longer has a top notch Holllywood agent.
CAA, who signed Cosby back in 2012, apparently dropped the 77-year-old last year during the height of the sex abuse scandal. Cosby’s departure, however, came to light after the Associated Press retrieved sealed court documents detailing CAA’s decision to cut ties. “We do not represent [Cosby] at this time,” the agency told Deadline.
The comedian recently admitted during a deposition to getting prescriptions for Quaaludes back in the 70s with the intent to give them to women he wanted to have sex with. Following the revelation, several companies cut ties with the actor, including a Disney theme park.
Earlier this week, a statue of Bill Cosby was removed from Disney’s Hollywood Studio theme park. The bronze bust of Cosby was displayed in Disney’s Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame Plaza at the park outside of Orlando, FL.
Bounce TV also announced this week that they would be pulling reruns of the show, Cosby. As for other networks, Centric confirmed that episodes of the Cosby Show would be pulled until “further notice.”
Bill has been accused by more than two dozen women of sexual misconduct, including allegations that he drugged and raped them in incidents dating back more than four decades.