Activists call for removal of Cosby star from Walk of Fame
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A coalition of black civil rights activists is calling on the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to remove Bill Cosby's star from the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The activists, including Earl Ofari Hutchinson, called for the star's removal Thursday.
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce released a statement saying it has never removed a star from the Walk of Fame and will not do so in Cosby's case.
Most of the activists previously remained largely neutral on Cosby and the allegations against him. But they made the request after recently released court documents from a 2005 disposition, where Cosby acknowledged buying Quaaludes to drug women he wanted to have sex with.
More than 40 women have alleged Cosby sexually assaulted them. The comedian has vehemently denied the accusations.
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