Now Trump's Feuding With Bill Cosby

The Donald slams 'dishonest' Cosby
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 12, 2011 5:50 AM CDT
"Sadly, he got more attention talking about me than he did on the merits of his own appearance—maybe he is not as dumb as I thought," Trump said.   (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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(Newser) Feuding with the media apparently isn't enough for Donald Trump—he's now got a beef with Bill Cosby as well. Trump has taken exception to comments made by Cosby on the Today show last week and has issued a statement branding the comedian a two-faced backstabber, TMZ reports. Cosby told host Meredith Vieira that Trump is "full of it" and said: "You run, or shut up—but the only thing he's running is his mouth."

"While I have never been a fan of Cosby’s, I had always assumed he liked or respected me because every time I met him—the last time at the David Letterman show where I preceded him as a guest—he was always so nice, saying 'let’s get together,'" said Trump, who TMZ notes can't declare his candidacy for president until this season of Celebrity Apprentice ends. "I wish he would be more honest, and if he doesn’t want me to run because he’s obviously an Obama fan, he should state the reasons and not come into my 'green room' in front of numerous witnesses and treat me like his best friend, only to denigrate me when I’m not around."

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