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Posted 8/9/17 , edited 8/19/17

LadyPsychic wrote:


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Why did it take 30 years for people to come forward? Then it was just one after another like flies.



You have to remember that back in the day, being a rape victim carried just as much stigma as the actual rapist (or maybe even more so). After all, victim blaming is a thing. To make things worse, the supposed rapist was famous and it would eventually come down to being a "he said, she said" situation (and let's face it, most people would favor the famous guy). As for why they came forward now, it's due to four factors:

1.) Bill Cosby's popularity has waned over the years since he no longer stars in as many movies and TV shows as he used to.

2.) Due to the existence of the internet (which wasn't around 30 years ago), it's easier for victims to find each other and band together (since it's easier to fight against a powerful/famous person if there are multiple accusers than just one).

3.) Being a victim of rape doesn't have as much stigma as it used to.

4.) Back in the day, being famous made you untouchable. Nowadays, it's the opposite.

Do I believe that every single accusation against him is true? No. There are so many that I'm sure at least a few of them are just gold diggers. That said, with that many accusations at least some of them have to be true too.



I did more investigation on this issue and I can say that only white people could gain this prestige to be immune to the law. The negative black stereotype attributes black success to unfair advantage or some “dirty means” so successful black men often do not gain prestige for their success unlike their white counterpart. Furthermore, racist white police are always trying to find a legal justification to attack the blacks for their success in occupation that are traditionally occupied by white people so successful black men are under greater scrutiny by the law. The decreasing popularity of Bill Cosby could make him more vulnerable to scapegoating but not less immune to the law as he is not immune to the law in the first place.

The rape victims may not report the raping decades ago due to the stigma but the stigma is only strong when the rapist is white. Raping by black have less stigma and their rape victims could even be praised as a feminist hero for exposing the black rapist unless the raping is false.

The people on the internet who accuse Bill Cosby for raping seem to be using this raping to promote racism against black people for their success; they do not seem to be concerned about the rape victims. On the other hand, the internet users who seem to express genuinely concern about the rape victims are claiming that this raping is common to the movie industry as a whole and not specifically to Bill Cosby.

From an anonymous account, the rape victims were raped by white actors and they are using this Bill Cosby scandal as an example of the raping in the movie industry as a whole since they are too traumatized to directly expose the white rapists; the rape victims were constantly mocked and ostracized for exposing the white actors who rape them and the police refuse to investigate the white raping so the rape victims learn not to report on the white rapist directly.
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nah dem women lie
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No, he was with me O.J. Simpson, Clarence Thomas, Mike Tyson, Jim Brown, Kobe Bryant & R. Kelly at the time.
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It doesn't really make sense for a guy like Bill to do shit like that, considering he could pull women easily considering who he is. But it's not out of the question. I feel as though some of them are lying, trying to get a quick buck.
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