Whoopi Backtracks on Cosby Defense

'It's looking bad," she says
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 14, 2015 3:23 PM CDT
Whoopi Backtracks on Cosby Defense
Whoopi Goldberg attends Variety's Power of Women Luncheon on April 24, 2015, in New York.   (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)

Whoopi Goldberg appears to be done defending Bill Cosby in public. The View co-host has been catching flak since her "innocent until proven guilty" line, and she changed course today on the show, reports USA Today. "I gotta say all the information out there kind of points to guilt," she said. "It looks bad, Bill." Goldberg, noting that many of the alleged assaults occurred so long ago that they're beyond the statutes of limitation, added, "I can't say anymore, 'innocent until proven guilty' because there's no way to prove it." The Wrap has video, while the Daily Beast provides an example of the criticism Goldberg has taken, in this case from John Oliver. (More Whoopi Goldberg stories.)

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