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Cosby's wife Camille slams his guilty verdict as 'mob justice'

Cosby's wife Camille slams his guilty verdict as 'mob justice'

Camille also invoked Emmett Till - the 14-year-old African-American boy who was lynched in 1955 after a white woman falsely accused him of flirting with her - before writing that "unproven accusations evolved into lynch mobs" against her husband.

Camille even sites Andrea Constand's testimony, saying it "was unsupported by any evidence and riddled with innumerable, dishonest contradictions". In it, she called for a criminal investigation into the Montgomery County district attorney's office of Kevin R. Steele and his "cohorts".

Referring to Steele and his "cohorts", she continued, "This is a homogeneous group of exploitive (sic) and corrupt people, whose primary objective is to advance themselves professionally and economically at the expense of Mr. Cosby's life".

"This is a homogenous group of exploitive and corrupt people, whose primary objective is to advance themselves professionally and economically at the expense of Mr. Cosby's life", Camille Cosby wrote, referring to the largely white group of prosecutors, accusers, reporters and court staff she blamed for her husband's conviction.

She also called for a criminal investigation of the Montgomery County District attorney and his team, who she said tried her husband exclusively for career advancement.

As his lawyers and entourage have done already, she likened his prosecution to a lynching and cast Cosby as a modern-day Emmett Till, the black teen whose 1955 lynching in MS - and the acquittal of his killers - became a signature moment of the civil rights era. "If they can do this to Mr. Cosby, they can do so to anyone". Nonetheless he was held in prison until 2004, serving nearly twenty years behind bars, until the true rapist confessed to the crimes. A more recent example is the case of Darryl Hunt, an African American who in 1984 was wrongfully convicted for the rape and murder of a white woman, only to have DNA evidence establish in 1994 that he did not commit the crime.

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The judge who oversaw the trial has ordered Bill Cosby to remain on house arrest until his sentencing date.

"How much longer will we, the majority of the people, tolerate judicial, executive, legislative, media and corporate abuses of power?"

Cosby's wife appeared at his retrial only once, to hear closing statements from the defense. "We the majority of the people must make America what it declared itself to be - a democracy - not to be destroyed by vicious, lying, self-absorbed paradigms of evilness".

News quoted several passages from Camille Cosby's statement, where she suggested that her husband was found guilty "because the media and accusers said so". This is mob justice, not real justice.

Bill Cosby wife Camille Cosby has finally broken her silence following his guilty verdict.

The 74-year-old Camille also accused the media for the negative insinuations heaped on her husband's reputation that she said contributed to his fate in court.