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Cosby verdict sends strong message

Cynthia King, Chair, Furman University Department of Communication Studies

The onscreen persona of celebrities can sometimes veil true character. The verdict in the Bill Cosby trial has stirred conversation about the entertainer whose actions belied his onstage fatherly character. An advocate for sexual assault victims Jamika Nedwards and Cynthia King, Furman University chair of communication studies, join the conversation in a WYFF interview. Said King, “… there was this incredible gulf between what [Cosby] represented on screen and who he was in real life …”

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