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Cosby’s Reps Give Fiery Response When Asked If All 60 Women Accusing the Comedian of Rape Are Lying 

The conviction of famed actor and comedian Bill Cosby is nearly comparable to the lynching of 14-year-old Emmett Till, Cosby’s reps said in a recent interview on ABC’s “Good Morning America” this week.

Speaking with host George Stephanopolous, publicist Ebonee Benson and spokesperson Andrew Wyatt decried Thursday’s guilty verdict against their client. Cosby, 80, was found guilty on three charges of aggravated indecent assault for drugging and raping athlete Andrea Constand at his Pennsylvania home in 2004.

“America’s dad” now faces up to 30 years in prison for his crimes.

“This became a public lynching,” Wyatt said, condemning Cosby’s conviction after years of sexual assault claims leveled against the actor.

“You’re saying all these women, all 60 of these women are lying?” Stephanopolous asked.

“May I ask a question?” Benson replied. “Since when are all people honest? Since when are all women honest? We can take a look at Emmett Till, for example. Not all people are honest.”

Wyatt then jumped in to take a jab at women’s rights attorney Gloria Allred, who he accused of cherry-picking which Cosby victims to represent.

“What Gloria Allred was able to do, what she did, was take a salt and pepper shaker — she shaked [sic] out a lot of salt and sprinkled in a little black pepper,” Wyatt sneered. “And the south came east. And that’s what we saw.”

Till, a Black Chicago teen, was kidnapped and lynched by two white men in Mississippi in 1955 after a white woman claimed he whistled and made sexual advances toward her at a general store. His body was found floating in the Tallahatchie River days later.

The woman, Carolyn Bryant Donham, confessed to fabricating her claims years later.

Watch more of the exchange above.

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