Hollywood stars react to the Bill Cosby guilty verdict: 'Thank you society for waking up'

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  • Bill Cosby was found guilty on Thursday of three counts of aggravated indecent assault in his retrial.
  • Hollywood celebrities took to Twitter soon after to voice their approval of the verdict and support for the victims.

Bill Cosby was found guilty on Thursday of three counts of aggravated indecent assault, and faces up to 10 years in prison for each count.

Hollywood celebrities took to Twitter soon after to voice approval for the verdict and throw their support behind the dozens of women who have accused Cosby of sexual misconduct.

Cosby’s conviction was for the drugging and sexual assault of Andrea Constand in 2004, but more than 60 women have come forward with their own allegations against the disgraced comedian.

Actor and activist Rose McGowan said she was “profoundly happy that Cosby’s victims, his survivors are shedding tears of relief today.”

Comedian Larry Wilmore tweeted a 2016 video from his now-canceled Comedy Central program “The Nightly Show.” The video is a segment from the show titled “I Haven’t Forgotten About You, Motherf——” about Cosby.

Read more Hollywood celebrity Twitter reactions below:

https://twitter.com/pattonoswalt/status/989566182213718017?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

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