Comedian Jimmie Walker on Bill Cosby: I Assumed “Everybody Knew About All These Women”

SANTA MONICA, CA - APRIL 14:  Comedian Jimmie Walker backstage at the 5th Annual TV Land Awards held at Barker Hangar on April 14, 2007 in Santa Monica, California.  (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for TV Land) *** Local Caption *** Jimmie Walker
SANTA MONICA, CA – APRIL 14: Comedian Jimmie Walker backstage at the 5th Annual TV Land Awards held at Barker Hangar on April 14, 2007 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for TV Land) *** Local Caption *** Jimmie Walker

Jimmie Walker is surprised by allegations that Bill Cosby drugged women, but he’s not taken aback by the idea that Cosby was a womanizer.

The Good Times star told TMZ that he still feels close to Cosby but acknowledges that the star’s career is over.

“I love Bill Cosby,” Walker said. “The thing that upsets me the most is that we’re never going to see his work again because he’s gone forever and ever, and it’s unfortunate.”

Walker pointed out that he assumed it was common knowledge that Cosby had intimate relationships with numerous women, despite his onscreen persona as a family man.

“I actually thought that everybody knew about all these women,” Walker said. “That’s what I thought.”

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Source: The Hollywood Reporter | Ryan Gajewski

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