"I’m not sorry for standing by my mentor. I’m sorry the accusations (are) true," said Scott.
The days of Jill Scott defending Bill Cosby are over.
Shortly after excerpts from Cosby’s 2005 deposition were released Monday, Scott took to Twitter to recant her support of the famous comedian, who she had backed publicly since December.
In the deposition, Cosby admitted he’d obtained Quaaludes to give women with whom he wanted to have sex. Some 37 women have accused Cosby of drugging and sexually assaulting them.
“I stood by a man I respected and loved. I was wrong,” the Grammy winning singer tweeted. “We live in America. Many African American men are detained (and)/or imprisoned for crimes without evidence. I will never jump on bandwagons. Proof will always matter more than public opinion. The sworn testimony is proof. Completely disgusted."
“No. I’m not sorry for standing by my mentor. I’m sorry the accusations (are) true," she added.
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