Phylicia Rashad on Cosby: 'Forget These Women' Was a Misquote

Phylicia Rashad said she was misquoted as saying people should "forget these women" when asked to respond to the recent rape allegations against her Cosby Show co-star Bill Cosby. She gave her first televised interview on the issue on Wednesday and what she had to say to clear up the misquote was not any better. Not… » 1/07/15 8:35pm 1/07/15 8:35pm

Phylicia Rashad Attacks Cosby Accusers: 'Forget These Women' 

Oh: actress Phylicia Rashad, Bill Cosby's one-time T.V. wife, has weighed in on the two dozen separate sexual assault allegations against him, telling an entertainment reporter "Forget these women." She implied that Cosby's accusers are all part of an orchestrated smear campaign. Clair Huxtable, what are you doing. » 1/07/15 9:30am 1/07/15 9:30am

Let Us Celebrate Clair Huxtable, Feminist Icon, and The Cosby Show

As black women try to shake off tired tropes like the angry black woman, which the New York Times raised from its shallow grave yesterday, let's focus on The Cosby Show's career-driven matriarch that kicked ass at home and at work, Clair Huxtable. The show and the icon that actress Phylicia Rashad brought to life has… » 9/19/14 6:10pm 9/19/14 6:10pm

A Raisin In The Sun: Sean "Diddy" Combs Doesn't Exactly Dazzle

Looking for something with more substance after last night's 3+ hour Oscar fest? A new, three-hour adaptation of A Raisin in the Sun — Lorraine Hansberry's 1959 tale of black mobility and racial discrimination in Chicago — premieres tonight on ABC, and the critics are (mostly) crowing. Starring Phylicia Rashad, Audra… » 2/25/08 1:30pm 2/25/08 1:30pm

At Sundance, Stars Dress Puffily, Poorly

The stars have been frolicking in the snow at the Sundance Film Festival all week, pretending to care about independent cinema and "art" and all those sorts of things. What they need to be focused on, though, is staying warm and wearing something — anything — other than Uggs and puffy jackets. Because frankly, with… » 1/23/08 10:30am 1/23/08 10:30am