Roseanne Barr On Bill Cosby : Actress says Bill Cosby’s sex abuse scandals surprises nobody

Roseanne Barr On Bill Cosby : Actress says Bill Cosby's sex abuse scandals surprises nobody

Roseanne Barr says she isn’t surprised Bill Cosby is at the center of a media firestorm right now because she had heard rumors for years about his alleged sexual abuse of women.

Roseanne Barr sat down with Access Hollywood and was asked if the allegations surprised her.

“No, because like everybody else – now I’m really [going to get] in trouble – but, you know, like every woman in Hollywood – there’s hardly any hairdressers or waitresses or working women who don’t know somebody,” Barr told the show. “We’ve all heard it for a long time, and it surprises nobody.”

Roseanne Barr, like Jay Leno, cited Hannibal Buress’ October comments as the event that convinced women to finally speak publicly.

Roseanne Barr said that she hopes Cosby finds a way to make it right.

“Maybe it’s not the end of it. … I have hopes for this great comic. I do. I have hopes that he would just make it clean, and make it, you know, make it right, and I do think he could do that,” she said.

The former Roseanne star does think that Cosby’s reputation is damaged, but again, he should be able to find some way to fix the situation.

“I think it’s damaged, but, I mean, there’s none of us alive who can’t go, ‘I made a mistake. I had a really bad problem and I’m fessing up to it. And here’s a scholarship,’” Barr said. “You know, there’s a million ways around it to go. But there’s nothing more powerful than, ‘I am sorry.'”

Roseanne Barr has been vocal about Cosby on her Twitter account, even joking that she “got in a tussle” with Cosby.

As for Cosby, his attorney has denied these claims. Just last week, the wife of Oscar-winning producer Alan Ladd Jr. claimed that she was raped by Cosby in 1969.