News that Bill Cosby has been charged with assault quickly spread through social media Wednesday morning, with defenders criticizing media coverage and Cosby critics welcoming prosecutors' announcement with the reaction of "finally."
The charges are related to ex-Temple University employee Andrea Constand's allegations that Cosby sexually assaulted her after drugging her at his Pennsylvania home in January 2004. The move follows dozens of similar allegations in the last year.
"They indicted bill Cosby on hearsay but got murders on camera no indictment what a surprise," wrote Facebook user Dimeco Hicks, seemingly in reference to recent shootings of black men by white police officers.
Bill Cosby thinks black men are shot by the police for stealing coca-cola and pound cake.
Yet here yall are defending him