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Hugh Hefner speaks out about Bill Cosby sexual abuse allegations

2014-12-08 09:58
 
Los Angeles - Hugh Hefner says he "would never tolerate" the kind of abusive behavior Bill Cosby is being accused of.

The Playboy magazine mogul said in a statement on Saturday that he considers Cosby a good friend and "the mere thought of these allegations is truly saddening".



Cosby has faced a flurry of allegations in recent weeks that he sexually assaulted more than a dozen women. One of the accusers, Judy Huth, filed a lawsuit last week claiming the comedian forced her into a sex act at the Playboy mansion when she was 15 years old.

Hefner, who lives at the mansion, said: "I would never tolerate this kind of behavior, regardless of who was involved."

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