Andrea Constand

Spokeswoman: Cosby town hall's about education, not assault

Spokeswoman: Cosby town hall's about education, not assault

A spokeswoman for Bill Cosby is clarifying the purpose of the comedian's planned town hall meetings after she and a colleague initially appeared to draw a link between the meetings and his mistrial on felony charges of sexual assault.

"I just want to be clear," Ebonee Benson told CNN. "The town hall meetings are not about sexual assault. I will repeat: These town hall meetings are not about sexual assault."

The town halls are aimed at restoring Cosby's legacy, and that's what she and fellow Cosby spokesman Andrew Wyatt meant to say during an Alabama TV station interview last week. Cosby was tried on charges stemming from an encounter with former Temple...

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