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No ‘Remorse!’ Bill Cosby Maintains His Innocence, Calls Prison A ‘Privilege’ In Shock Interview

Bill Cosby Is Escorted Out Of The Montgomery County Correctional Facility In Eagleville, Pa., Inset Bill Cosby Mugshot
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Nov. 26 2019, Updated 4:13 p.m. ET

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Bill Cosby has no remorse.

In an explosive prison interview with, the shamed funnyman spoke of his time in prison, saying he knows he’ll stay behind bars through his 10-year sentence because he will never plead guilty to the crimes he is accused of.

“I have eight years and nine months left,” Cosby, 82, said. “When I come up for parole, they’re not going to hear me say that I have remorse. I was there. I don’t care what group of people come along and talk about this when they weren’t there. They don’t know.”

Article continues below advertisement readers know Cosby was sentenced to serve 3-to-10-years in SCI-Phoenix, a maximum-security Pennsylvania prison, after being found guilty of sexual assault against Andrea Constand. Still, he insists his sentencing was the result of a “payoff.”

“It’s all a set-up. That whole jury thing. They were imposters,” he said, all while admitting “I am a privileged man in prison.”

Cosby — who calls his jail cell “my penthouse” — said he’s more concerned than ever for black America, but in terms of his own life in prison, he thinks of himself as a sort of hero.

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“I don’t belong to the Mann Up Association, but it’s a privilege to come in and speak,” Cosby said of the prison reform program he is now a part of. “I never wanted them to lord me up. This is a great privilege.”



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