Cosby Accusers Are 'Unrapeable' Money Hustlers, Actor Says

Damon Wayans wades into controversy over Bill Cosby rape allegations
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 6, 2015 3:45 PM CDT
Actor and writer Damon Wayans poses for a portrait in New York, Wednesday, May 5, 2010.   (AP Photo/Jeff Christensen)
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(Newser) – Bill Cosby's accusers? "Unrapeable." Their accusations? "A money hustle." So said Damon Wayans in a radio interview with "The Breakfast Club" on Power 105 in New York City on Friday. "If I was him, I would divorce my wife, wink-wink, give her all my money, and then I would go do a deposition," says the actor, per Variety. "I'd have some wine and maybe a Quaalude, and I would just go off, because I don’t believe that he was raping." Among his other choice words about the Cosby case, which involves 46 public accusers so far:

  • "How big is his penis that it gives you amnesia for 40 years?" he says of the time that has elapsed since the alleged sexual assaults.
  • Co-host Angela Yee reminded Wayans that some accusers spoke up years ago, the Huffington Post reports, and he replied: "But if you listen to them talk, they go, 'Well, the first time…' The first time? Bitch, how many times did it happen? Just listen to what they’re saying."
  • "And some of them, really, is unrapeable. I look at them and go, 'No, he don’t want that. Get outta here!'”
  • "Look, I understand fame. I’ve lived it," he adds, per US Weekly. "Women will throw themselves at you. They just want be in your presence. There’s some that innocently will come up there, but not 40-something women. They’re not that naive."
  • Wayans later said he felt for women who may have been raped by Cosby, saying, "My heart goes out to them. For anybody who was raped by Bill Cosby, I’m sorry, and I hope you get justice."

In court documents obtained by the media, Cosby has admitted to obtaining sedatives like Quaaludes for women he was pursuing sexually, and paid off women so his wife wouldn't learn about his secret sex life. See Wayans' radio interview at TMZ. (Read more rape stories.)

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