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Old 06-30-2017, 10:20 PM   #51
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so Ah Bill is now a free man?
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Old 07-09-2017, 10:32 PM   #52
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so Ah Bill is now a free man?
Free yes, but innocent is another story
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Old 08-28-2017, 05:45 AM   #53
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And respected is yet another story. Whatever happens to Bill from here on out, his legacy is utterly ruined, very much like O.J. Simpson. When peope think of Bill Cosby, wether its tomorrow or 40 years down the line, people will think of the fact that he was a rapist and not about his success in being a comedian or his success in Hollywood.

And while that may not be up to the level of punishment that many of us wish on him, at least its something and to many of these big stars, it really is significant as they take thier legacies very seriously. Its just a shame these women didn't come forward sooner.
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Old 08-28-2017, 08:53 AM   #54
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And respected is yet another story. Whatever happens to Bill from here on out, his legacy is utterly ruined, very much like O.J. Simpson. When peope think of Bill Cosby, wether its tomorrow or 40 years down the line, people will think of the fact that he was a rapist and not about his success in being a comedian or his success in Hollywood.

And while that may not be up to the level of punishment that many of us wish on him, at least its something and to many of these big stars, it really is significant as they take thier legacies very seriously. Its just a shame these women didn't come forward sooner.
O.J. Simpson. That case was shocking. How he got away with it, is anybodies guess. The complete trial was a circus, just because he was famous. Did the police bother to attempt to find the killer after the trail? no, because they knew they had caught him already.
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Old 08-28-2017, 09:25 AM   #55
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O.J. Simpson. That case was shocking. How he got away with it, is anybodies guess. The complete trial was a circus, just because he was famous. Did the police bother to attempt to find the killer after the trail? no, because they knew they had caught him already.
Yeah, it made a complete mockery out of our justice system, but at least in his case he still wound up going to jail later on for other offences. And he did wind up losing the case in civil court, which was a 33.3 million dollar ruling against him, but he has only paid roughly 1% of that off to date. After the judegment and a raid on his house for valuable items, he put most of his money into pension funds, which are immune from the judgement. Just another example of what a joke our system has become. You should not be able to move your money around like he did when you have just lost a 33.3 million dollar civil case for murder.

They did an amazing job on that TV series, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story. It really showed just how many mistakes were made in that trial. In the end, he got away with it mostly because of the jury that was chosen. They wound up selecting a jury of 9 black people, 2 white people and 1 hispanic. That jury was never going to convict him, no matter the amount of evidence presented.
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Yeah, it made a complete mockery out of our justice system, but at least in his case he still wound up going to jail later on for other offences. And he did wind up losing the case in civil court, which was a 33.3 million dollar ruling against him, but he has only paid roughly 1% of that off to date. After the judegment and a raid on his house for valuable items, he put most of his money into pension funds, which are immune from the judgement. Just another example of what a joke our system has become. You should not be able to move your money around like he did when you have just lost a 33.3 million dollar civil case for murder.

They did an amazing job on that TV series, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story. It really showed just how many mistakes were made in that trial. In the end, he got away with it mostly because of the jury that was chosen. They wound up selecting a jury of 9 black people, 2 white people and 1 hispanic. That jury was never going to convict him, no matter the amount of evidence presented.
O.J. also paid for the best team possible to fight for him. I wonder if his own team thought he was guilty or not? The fact that O.J. was later convicted, shouldn't that mean his original team should be stuck off, as they were after all playing a game and earning big bucks.
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And respected is yet another story. Whatever happens to Bill from here on out, his legacy is utterly ruined, very much like O.J. Simpson. When peope think of Bill Cosby, wether its tomorrow or 40 years down the line, people will think of the fact that he was a rapist and not about his success in being a comedian or his success in Hollywood.

And while that may not be up to the level of punishment that many of us wish on him, at least its something and to many of these big stars, it really is significant as they take thier legacies very seriously. Its just a shame these women didn't come forward sooner.
It is a shame they didn't come forward sooner, and I agree with your comments about respect, and that it's not up to the level of punishment he deserves.
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Whatever happens to Bill from here on out, his legacy is utterly ruined, very much like O.J. Simpson. When peope think of Bill Cosby, wether its tomorrow or 40 years down the line, people will think of the fact that he was a rapist and not about his success in being a comedian or his success in Hollywood.
I feel like he will just be a non-entity in the future. Before this all came to light he had been off the mainstream radar for a while. For people in their forties and up he had a great reputation and was a beloved figure, but for people below forty I don't think they had that much of a connection to him. Now, people who grew up with him will definitely think about nothing else other than his crimes against these women, while people who didn't have a connection to him won't think about him at all. He has no legacy anymore other than Rapist.
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O.J. also paid for the best team possible to fight for him. I wonder if his own team thought he was guilty or not? The fact that O.J. was later convicted, shouldn't that mean his original team should be stuck off, as they were after all playing a game and earning big bucks.
Yeah, at least a couple of members of his defence team suspected he did it. Robert Kardashian was one of them. He actually went to the bathroom in the courthouse and threw up after O.J. was found not guilty. Robert was very good freinds with both OJ and Nicole and a few months after OJ was released, he stopped speaking to O.J. altogether. He knew he did it.

And Kardashian has stated publicly that the majority of the defence team suspected he was guilty.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/...b084c672213113
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