A bit in the "Broad City" actor's comedy show about Cosby got news organizations looking into the allegations and led to accusers coming forward.
Hannibal Buress knows how to bring the funny, and he definitely didn’t disappoint at the world premiere of his new film Spider-Man: Homecoming.
“I play Griff,” Hannibal Buress said of the handyman he plays in the new hit comedy Daddy’s Home, before quickly correcting himself. Yes, the character he plays is technically named Griff, and he’s a key pawn in the film’s central patriarchal showdown between Mark Wahlberg’s biological pops and Will Ferrell’s stepdad as they vie for their children’s affection.
The women who attest to the things Bill Cosby did to them in the new A&E documentary Cosby: The Women Speak come from many different professions, and came into contact with him in different decades starting in the 1960s. But all of them carry a similar edge in their voices: a sadness mingled with anger and determination, that it’s taken so long for the word to spread about Cosby’s alleged transgressions, and, for the most part, how good it feels to have solidarity with other victims-turned-avengers. Cosby: The Women Speak, airing Thursday night, is an intentionally simple production. The women are interviewed individually, sitting in chairs, talking about their experiences.
Hannibal Buress concluded the first season of Why? With Hannibal Buress on Wednesday night, and… it wasn’t too funny, was it?