Bill Cosby Heckled at Atlanta Performance


There were at least a couple of unfunny moments at Bill Cosby‘s concert at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on Saturday, as the scandal-plagued comedian faced down hecklers intent on disrupting his performance.

Cosby, who’s been accused of sexual assault by dozens of women, was interrupted by at least two people during Saturday’s show, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports, with the comedian imploring one heckler to “Stop it!”

One attendee went on at length, in an interruption that the paper likened to “performance art,” about how he felt like “Cosby’s sweater.” (The context is unclear, though Cosby’s “The Cosby Show” character, Cliff Huxtable, was fond of fanciful sweaters.)

“Stop – do you have another 40 minutes?” Cosby shot back, to reported laughter and applause.

A second heckler, identified as Wilmington, N.C. resident Ashley Leonard, interrupted Cosby’s childhood reminiscence about his mother threatening to beat him by yelling out, “She didn’t beat out of you how you treat women!”

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Source: TheWrap | Tim Kenneally

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