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Response to Nuclear Unicorn (Reply #11)

Sat Nov 22, 2014, 10:36 AM

14. A long-time lovable persona

is particularly difficult to overcome in the eyes of many. I had never heard any allegations about Bill Cosby until the last few weeks. I don't really read much about celebrities (much to my kids' amusement at my ignorance of "well-known" people). And I confess that the first headline I read I didn't really even look at the story. Then I read Michelle Hurd's story and was shocked. I'm the age that grew up with the Cosby show and the cartoon before that and the Jello commercials.

A reminder once again that the public personas of celebrities are often fabricated out of whole cloth. I frequently tell my kids that celebrities are not role models. Boy, is this a huge reminder of that.

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