Comedian Blasts Rape Allegations As "Unfair"

In a newly surfaced audio from a 2005 interview with The National Enquirer, Cosby could be heard saying his 'celebrity status' is to blame for rape allegations.

More than 10 women have now come out to say they were either drugged or rapped by ace comedian Bill Cosby while in their younger days but in a newly surfaced audio from a 2005 interview with The National Enquirer, Cosby could be heard saying his 'celebrity status' is to blame for rape allegations.

The comedian spoke to the media outlet shortly after one of his acussers, lawyer Tamara Green, said he had drugged and sexually abused her in the 1970s.

Cosby slammed rape allegations made against him back in 2005, saying he had become a target because of his celebrity.

"Nobody ever wishes for a situation [like this],' he said in the interview, which has now been shared by RadarOnline. 'Nobody ever really wishes for that.'

He added that nobody would want to put their loved ones in a situation that could 'cause great emotional stress'.

After Green's accusations, Bill was further slammed by the press for surrounding himself with a 'humongous amount of lawyers' to shielf himself from the allegations. But in the audio, Bill stated:

“That's unfair! I guess that a celebrity trying to project him or herself is not supposed to use every ounce of protection. But is all about celebrity, period!"

Bill claimed he was being 'targetted' because he was famous, saying: "the celebrity should know better".

Earlier this week, Green came forward again speaking about the assault. She claims that she was an aspiring actress in the 1970s when she met Cosby, who promised to set her up with work connections. But before she could meet any, she fell ill with the flu.

Listen to Bill Cosby's 2005 audio interview with The National Enquirer:

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