Navy Quietly Scuttles Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Prevention Video
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In the wake of a series of shocking rape allegations against comedian and Navy veteran Bill Cosby, the U.S. Navy has quietly killed plans to have Cosby help make a video on the importance of preventing sexual assault.
The Navy's Sexual Assault Prevention & Response (SAPR) Task Force says the video would have featured Cosby using his trademark style of humor to advise sailors on how to avoid situations that could either be perceived as or lead to sexual assault, such as having non-consensual sex with an unconscious woman in a hotel room or forcing someone to perform oral sex on you backstage on the Tonight Show.
Cosby would have appeared with a former Midshipman who was charged with drugging and sexually assaulting one of his fellow classmates at the Naval Academy, but unlike Cosby, lacked the star power to crush the allegations.
The video had the working title of "What I Learned In The Navy," and would have been part of the Navy's fiscal year 2015 SAPR program. Officia…
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