Now that Cosby has been released from prison after his conviction was overturned over a technicality, he has returned the favor, defending Kelly, who was ultimately convicted of sex crimes this week.
When Jimmy Kimmel spoke to his late-night audience about Cosby’s comments on Wednesday night, he was greeted with a laugh. “Oh, it’s not a joke,” he added. As the host explained, Cosby’s spokesperson said the comedian believed Kelly had been “screwed up” and “trapped” by the justice system and that her “constitutional rights had been seriously violated.”
“And if anyone knows about ‘gross abuse’ it’s Bill Cosby,” Kimmel snorted. “It’s a shame he canceled his comedy tour because he clearly still has it. “
Kimmel also mocked Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) for moving all-in on the #FreeBritney movement instead of tackling bigger issues in Congress.
“Since when has Ted Cruz been in favor of women making their own decisions?” He asked. “It’s a new one. He’s so desperate for a celebrity to love him. I mean, forget it, Ted, even Kirstie Alley thinks you’re a jerk.
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