PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby has tweeted a brief message to fans following his arrest on a sexual assault charge.READ MORE: Miami-Dade Bus Driver Accused Of Molesting 7-Year-Old Girl
The message says, “Friends and fans, Thank You.” It was sent Thursday from Cosby’s Twitter account.
The 78-year-old comedian was charged this week with drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in 2004 inside his home near Philadelphia. It’s the first criminal case brought against Cosby out of the torrent of allegations that destroyed his good-guy image as America’s Dad.READ MORE: Partial Roof Collapse At Miami Coin Laundry In Strip Mall, Inspectors Condemned Building
Cosby’s attorney has said the charge is unjustified and predicted his client will be exonerated.
Cosby is free on $1 million bail pending trial.MORE NEWS: CDC Encourages Second Booster Dose For Those Who Are Eligible
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