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2 Big Names Come Through for 'Shamed' Cosby Show Actor

Geoffrey Owens reportedly to act in 10 episodes of Tyler Perry show; Nicki Minaj wants to donate $25K

(Newser) - The swelling tide of well wishes for the Cosby Show actor who was job-shamed by multiple media outlets may have just turned into something more lucrative. Sources tell TMZ that Geoffrey Owens has accepted a job offer by filmmaker and producer Tyler Perry, who tweeted earlier this week that the... More »

Cosby Show Star Speaks Out After Job-Shaming

Geoffrey Owens talks to 'Good Morning America'

(Newser) - Former Cosby Show star Geoffrey Owens went on Good Morning America Tuesday—while wearing his Trader Joe's name tag—to talk about what it was like to be job-shamed for his work at the New Jersey grocery store . Owens, 57, says he worked at Trader Joe's for 15... More »

Cosby Show Actor Working as Cashier Has Friend in Twitter

Articles put Geoffrey Owens on blast for his cashier gig

(Newser) - An actor known best for his role on The Cosby Show who was snapped by a Trader Joe's customer when he was spotted working as a cashier is being defended against the ensuing ridicule by fans and famous folks alike across social media. Geoffrey Owens, who played the role... More »

Cosby Show Actress Reveals Pregnancy, Is Dumped by Hubby

Ed Hartwell wants a paternity test

(Newser) - On July 17, Keshia Knight Pulliam posted on Instagram that she and, presumably, husband Ed Hartwell were expecting a baby. "Surprise!!! We have a new addition coming soon," the Cosby Show actress wrote. "Tune into [ podcast ] #KandidlyKeshia this week for the details!!" But on... More »

Clarice Taylor of The Cosby Show Dies at 93

Actress and comedian died of congestive heart failure

(Newser) - Clarice Taylor, the actress and comedian best known for playing grandmothers on The Cosby Show and Sesame Street, has died at the age of 93. Taylor died of congestive heart failure in her home in Englewood, New Jersey, on Monday, according to her son. Taylor's films include the Clint... More »

Cosby's Craziest Moments

Rap album is far from his most bizarre move

(Newser) - Bill Cosby's rap album is out, spurring Maxim to take a look at other bold, weird, or just plain insane moments from the funnyman's long career. The comedian is so colorful that his Cosby Show sweaters only ranked 8th in the magazine's top 10. More »

Octu-Mom Reality Show Not Such a Done Deal

Plus, other B-listers get reality shows, more

(Newser) - Don’t set your DVRs just yet: Nadya Suleman’s reality show isn’t finalized, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Though Suleman claimed a show in the UK was practically a done deal, no network has agreed to carry it—and an agreement with the production company is still pending.... More »

'Black Geniuses' Remark is OK

Geraldo's comment on Fox is 'refreshing,' scribe writes in Post

(Newser) - The presidential race is so odd that Geraldo Rivera has pondered "black geniuses" on Fox—which was “absurd in a way that’s new and refreshing," Eugene Robinson writes in the Washington Post. Rivera was talking about Barack Obama and Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick last week on... More »

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