Cosby’s Publicist Clarifies R. Kelly Was ‘Railroaded’ Quote

Cosby’s Publicist Clarifies R. Kelly Was ‘Railroaded’ Quote

Written by Nigel Roberts


Friday, October 1:

Evidently the person working for Invoice Cosby desires to set the document straight.

Andrew Wyatt, the spokesperson and publicist for Cosby, issued a press release immediately by means of Cosby’s social media account to appropriate earlier feedback made after the R. Kelly verdict was handed down earlier this week.

In an try to make clear earlier statements that many believed had been made by Cosby by means of his publicist, Wyatt posted, “Because the publicist of Mr. Cosby, I’ve the suitable to my opinion and my opinion just isn’t a mirrored image of Mr. Cosby’s. Sure, I really feel that Robert Kelly was railroaded and people phrases had been my phrases, not the phrases of Mr. Cosby.”

See the complete put up beneath:

The general response from social media consists of individuals questioning why Wyatt would not have used his personal account to make these statements within the first place.

Cosby got here underneath hearth after Wyatt’s put up in response to a Brooklyn, NY jury which discovered R. Kelly guilty on all nine counts of racketeering and intercourse trafficking. 

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Posted September 29, 2021

Typically silence is certainly golden. In a Sept. 28 interview with the New York Post, a spokesperson for Invoice Cosby mentioned the comic feels that the now convicted R. Kelly was “railroaded” in his latest intercourse trafficking trial.

In response to Cosby’s consultant Andrew Wyatt, the 84-year-old believes that Kelly “was screwed” and “wasn’t going to catch a break” in his federal trial that ended Sept. 27. A Brooklyn jury discovered the singer guilty on all nine counts of racketeering and intercourse trafficking. 

Cosby was launched from jail on a procedural technicality in July 2021 after his personal conviction of sexual assault and accusations made by greater than 50 ladies. The since disgraced actor was convicted in 2018 of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand. He served greater than two years of a three-to-10-year sentence at a Philadelphia-area state jail. 

After all, Twitter had some responses to Cosby’s opinion of the decision, a couple of of that are acknowledged beneath:

“The deck was stacked in opposition to Robert. His constitutional rights had been grossly abused. I don’t know wherever however on this nation in america {that a} documentary (Surviving R. Kelly) can convey legal costs in opposition to somebody,” Wyatt acknowledged.

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In response to Wyatt, Kelly’s authorized protection group did not combat “laborious for him” and didn’t “humanize” the fallen R&B icon.

“He additionally didn’t have the assets and means, he ought to have requested for assist from the court docket. He would have gotten higher illustration,” Wyatt continued.

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In June 2021, the Pennsylvania Supreme Courtroom overturned Cosby’s conviction after discovering {that a} “non-prosecution settlement” had been made with a earlier prosecutor on the case, which ought to have prevented him from ever being charged within the first place. 

Wyatt mentioned racism was a consider Kelly’s conviction, in accordance with TMZ, including that he predicted that an appeals court docket will overturn the deciison.

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