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Here he is, defending himself again. Bill Cosby says he is not guilty of “blacklisting” Terrance Howard:
“I don’t like something being out there that I know for sure isn’t true,” said Cosby. As previously reported, Howard was quoted as saying he confronted Cosby to ask why his small guest role on “The Cosby Show” ended up on the editing room floor. Howard explained: “I told him, ‘I’m a man just like you.’ He didn’t like it, and the casting agent [Hughes Moss Casting] never took my calls again.” Howard said he didn’t get another Hollywood gig for the next four years.
Cosby told us he has no recollection of the conversation with the 19-year-old Howard, does not remember Howard coming to his office and has never attempted to prevent any actor from booking gigs, strictly out of spite.
Cosby said he called Howard, who was in Italy, to find out why he (Howard) made those comments. “The young man said to me on the phone, ‘Mr. Cosby, [in] the conversation we had, you gave me information that was valuable,’ recalls Cosby, adding that Howard said he “tells people this.” Continue »