Rumors of Bill Cosby drugging and sexually assaulting women have swirled for decades, but have often been brushed aside, as it was hard for most people to see “America’s Dad” doing such things. But in recent months, the heat has intensified on Cosby, with more and more women coming out about their alleged experiences with the now-77-year-old comedian, some of which date back 30 years or more. NBC declined to continue developing a new series it had in the works starring Cosby, and Netflix has postponed a Cosby comedy special, based on these accounts and the backlash the star is beginning to face. Tamara Green, who has recently sued Cosby for defamation, is one woman who for years has accused Cosby of drugging and sexually assaulting her back in the 1970s, and she will be interviewed in the new REELZ special Cosby Under Fire, premiering on the network Dec. 18 at 9pm ET.
“Cosby Under Fire focuses on the heated discussion surrounding Bill Cosby and questions why certain allegations from over 30 years ago are finally gaining widespread media attention. The half-hour OK! TV produced special also explores how other celebrities including Woody Allen, Roman Polanski and Michael Jackson kept their careers in tact with sex scandals of their own and includes interviews with Star Magazine and OK! Magazine editor Shallon Lester, Los Angeles psychologist and Pepperdine University professor Dr. Judy Ho, Ira Kalb, assistant professor at University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business, stand-up comic-actress-writer Melia Mills, and more. … Cosby Under Fire includes interviews with alleged victim Tamara Green, TMZ executive producer Charles Latibeaudiere, entertainment journalist and KTLA reporter Sam Rubin, prominent Hollywood criminal defense attorney Summer McKeivier and more in an exclusive look at the startling news surrounding The Cosby Show actor.”
Cosby Under Fire airs on REELZ Dec. 18 at 9pm ET.