PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby has been freed from prison after Pennsylvania’s highest court overturned his sexual assault conviction.
I have never changed my stance nor my story. I have always maintained my innocence.— Bill Cosby (@BillCosby) June 30, 2021
Thank you to all my fans, supporters and friends who stood by me through this ordeal. Special thanks to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court for upholding the rule of law. #BillCosby pic.twitter.com/bxELvJWDe5
It is a stunning reversal of fortune for the comedian once known as “America's Dad.” The state Supreme Court said Wednesday that the prosecutor who brought the case was bound by his predecessor's agreement not to charge Cosby.
The 83-year-old Cosby served nearly three years of a three- to 10-year sentence.