Hannibal Buress Talks Cosby Controversy, Calls Himself 'Accidental Whistle-Blower'

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After calling out legendary comedian Bill Cosby, Buress compares himself to the likes of Edward Snowden.

Hannibal Buress set the world ablaze last year when he brought up Bill Cosby's past sexual assault accusations during a stand-up performance.

During a Philadelphia show in October 2014, the comedian called out the Cosby Show funny man for allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting 13 women.

Now, the actor and comedian is addressing how his actions made him an "accidental whistle-blower," at the New York's Comedy Festival's "Comedy Central Live in Brooklyn." 

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"[The media] put me too much at front of that s---," Buress said as reported by Entertainment Weekly. "I was just doing a show."

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