Bill Cosby became something to laugh at-- for some-- during the 72nd Golden Globe Awards Sunday. Funny ladies Tina Fey and Amy Poehler poked fun at the former Jell-o hocker after more than 20 women accused him of sexual assault in recent months.
When joking about "Into The Woods," Poehler said, "Cinderella ran away from her prince, Rapunzel was thrown from a tower... and Sleeping Beauty just thought she was getting coffee with Bill Cosby." Then Fey, who impersonated Cosby, added, “I put the pills in the people.” Then two told the joke again, impersonating Cosby’s voice once more.
The comedian made a similar joke at a show in London, Ontario Thursday. When a woman in the audience asked him if he wanted a drink, he allegedly replied, "You have to be careful about drinking around me.” Cosby denies the decades-old allegations.
Some people on Twitter said it was “too soon” to make Cosby jokes.
That joke about bill Cosby was really awkward and not that amusing soooo
— RichHomieE (@erxnk) January 12, 2015
— Yasmin (@seauxmali) January 12, 2015
They are going to come under heavy fire for the Bill Cosby jokes.... Too soon?
— Rhonda Shimes (@ShaylaRacquel) January 12, 2015
Bill Cosby joke ... too much to soon? #GoldenGlobes
— Jaime Manela (@jaimemanels) January 12, 2015
Others applauded the ladies for poking fun at Cosby:
Bill Cosby jokes > North Korea jokes
— Sabrina Markandu (@sabrinakristine) January 12, 2015
How do you not love Tina Fey & Amy Poelher? Unless you're a man with power in Hollywood. Or Bill Cosby. #GoldenGlobes
— Andrew Rabensteine (@adrnyc) January 12, 2015
— Jon Manganello (@jonnymangs) January 12, 2015
They went a lil too far with that Bill Cosby but. Lol
— Zo (@LoZoWhite) January 12, 2015
Hollywood loved the Bill Cosby joke at the Golden Globes. Unless, of course, @SethMacFarlane had said it.
— Bryan Benner (@BryanBennerADV) January 12, 2015
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