Author: Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial did not possess all the social elements that made Simpson’s case so fascinating

It is tempting to compare the Bill Cosby trial to the OJ Simpson trial. Cosby is a mega-celebrity. He’s got a lot of money and before his fall and disgrace he was much admired by millions as a man who embodied the best in fatherhood. This is where the similarity with Simpson ends, in and out of court. There was allure to Simpson’s film and celebrated football career. But he didn’t come close to attaining the wealth and universal fame and admiration the public had for Cosby. It was really the heavy-duty charges and their sensationalism that gripped the...

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