Bill Cosby thanks friends and fans on Twitter

2016-01-04 14:45

Philadelphia— Bill Cosby tweeted a brief message to fans following his arrest on a sexual assault charge.

The message says, "Friends and fans, Thank You." It was sent Thursday from Cosby's Twitter account.

The 78-year-old comedian was charged last 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.

Cosby's attorney has said the charge is unjustified and predicted her client will be exonerated.

Cosby is free on $1m bail pending trial.

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