Bill Cosby and his sex crimes will be highlighted in a forthcoming docu-series.
The four-part doc titled “We Need to Talk About Cosby” will debut during the Sundance Film Festival, which will be held virtually on January 22nd. The series will then be available on Showtime on January 30th.
In the official trailer for the doc, one of his accusers, Eden Tiri, makes a bone-chilling accusation that points the finger at Cosby’s enablers.
“Do not edit this: A lot of people knew. Because you can’t do what he did unless you have other people supporting what you’re doing,” Tiri said in the film. She was an actress who says that Cosby groped her in his dressing room during a 1989 taping of “The Cosby Show.” Tiri says she immediately told showrunners what happened but was ignored.
Another damning moment in the trailer shows Cosby openly speaking about a woman drinking a Spanish Fly, the name of a drink that is said to be a sexual stimulant and known to have damaging effects.
Comedian W. Kamau Bell, who directed the documentary, called the 84-year-old one of his “heroes,” but posed the question, “How do we talk about Bill Cosby,” following the dozens of accusers who claim he sexually assaulted them.
In June 2021, Cosby was freed from prison after being convicted in 2018 of sexual assault. He only served two years of a three-to-10-year sentence and maintained his innocence. He has not publicly commented on the documentary.