The level of crazy in the world just moved up another notch as cameras caught the jarring moment a topless protester charged at Bill Cosby.
With the words “Cosby” and “rapist” painted on her body, the woman jumped the barrier as the 80-year-old comedian arrived at a courthouse in Pennsylvania on Monday morning, Fox News reported.
The woman, identified by the District Attorney’s office as Nicolle Rochelle, 39, of Little Falls, New Jersey, was taken down by police and handcuffed. Rochelle, who was charged with disorderly conduct, appeared in four episodes of “The Cosby Show” between 1990 and 1992, according to Fox News.
Cosby, who was arriving at court for his sexual assault retrial, was not affected by the woman’s actions.
“He can’t see so it didn’t affect him at all,” Cosby’s spokesman, Andrew Wyatt, said.
“What concerns me is that you’re out here protesting –and you have right to protest for sexual assault victims — and you protest by taking your clothes off. What kind of message does that send?” Wyatt told reporters outside of the courthouse. “So I don’t think she solved anything for herself or for the cause that they’re out there marching for or protesting about. So I think it was a shame, it was sad, it was in poor taste.”
Social media users could apparently not un-see the images of the protester and one photo seemed to take on a life of its own on Twitter.
This picture of a naked protester being tackled after jumping in front of Bill Cosby is the best thing you’ll see today (NSFW) pic.twitter.com/263Hwsaonw
— neontaster ? (@neontaster) April 9, 2018
Without seeing the full video, Twitter users wondered what exactly was going on in the photo.
Someone should explain to her nobody ever read Playboy for the articles, so her body paint was overlooked.
— Brad Slager – Hurricane Heist Henchman ???? (@MartiniShark) April 9, 2018
I fixed it… pic.twitter.com/NlCaa7GgC2
— Rafael Tetro (@tet_rafa) April 9, 2018
I’m sorry but what’s happening over here? Who’s feets is this pic.twitter.com/pXZJh4VNKN
— Evan. (@EdgyEconomics) April 9, 2018
A boob in the hand is worth two in the bush.
— MementoMāori ? (@MementoMaori) April 9, 2018
Someone should run a caption contest on that photo. Bill and his teams expressions are priceless.
— MarcLyon (@MarcLyon) April 9, 2018
— Zetsuei #FreeCountDankula (@z3t5uei) April 9, 2018
Is he confused or trying to remember if he has enough drugs for her ?
— Crowfeather1 (@CommissarCrow) April 9, 2018
This entire photo is a work of art
— Christy? (@texiantea) April 9, 2018
— todd (@tryanmax) April 9, 2018
Doesn’t her being naked kind of ruin the whole #MeToo messaging?
— Space Farce Pew Pew! (@pcarenza) April 9, 2018
She was just trying to meet Obama pic.twitter.com/Pa2jmj1FSG
— Unaccountable BureauCat (@UnAcctBureaucat) April 9, 2018
“So you see your Honor, they just throw themselves at my client. The defense rests.”
— Mister Hide (@MeanEdGein) April 9, 2018
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