Mark Whitaker

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24 Nov, 2014

Admits to being one of Cosby’s ‘media enablers’

Makes Statement

Whitaker responds to David Carr’s The New York Times article and tweet that he is one of Cosby’s ‘media enablers’, because he avoided writing about sexual abuse allegations against Cosby in the biography, Cosby: His Life and Times.

Whitaker says he will address recent developments at the appropriate time.

25 Nov, 2014

Journalists apologize


Journalists who have reported about Cosby over the past 40 year apologize for failing to follow up on sexual abuse allegations. Whitaker, his official biographer, responds to a New York Times column criticizing him and other journalists:

I was wrong to not deal with the sexual assault charges against Cosby and pursue them more aggressively.

A New York Post columnist, Richard Johnson, says the National Enquirer ran a story about Cosby’s daughter Erinn’s battles with drugs and alcohol, that Cosby himself gave to the paper in 1989 in exchange for killing a story about Cosby’s alleged infidelity with showgirls.

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