Henderson - A university in Tennessee says it has canceled Bill Cosby's scheduled appearance at a benefit dinner amid allegations made by women accusing the comedian of sexual assault.
Freed-Hardeman University in Henderson said in a statement Wednesday that Dr Ben Carson will replace Cosby at the 5 December dinner.
An attorney for the 77-year-old comedian has called the accusations that he drugged and assaulted numerous women "unsubstantiated" and "discredited".
Freed-Hardeman President Joe Wiley says the university knows that "names we have seen in the media represent real people who will be affected long after FHU's dinner has passed".
Numerous dates on Cosby's tour have been canceled amid the allegations. One North Carolina school removed the entertainer from an advisory board; another stopped awarding an online scholarship in Cosby's name.
24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.
Through to the second week, the country’s finest amateur bakers return for Bread Week in The Great South African Bake Off. Read More »
Top Gear host Matt LeBlanc is currently filming for the new series in the Isle of Man. Read More »
10 epic pics.
All the deets.
South AfricaCity Press
Johannesburg CBDResourcing Solutions
HousesR 6 900 000
HousesR 1 200 000
HousesR 3 300 000