Stand up comedian Bill Cosby has remained in the news following allegations of date rape from several women. The repercussions have been damaging to say the least. His sitcom was pulled by NBC last year.
A petition was sent to the white house to rescind Bill Cosby’s medal of Freedom by a sexual assault group, the petition has received well over 10,000 signatures.
President Barrack Obama responded to the petition in his press conference and said the comedian will not be stripped of his Medal Of freedom which he received in 2002.
“There’s no precedent for revoking a medal, we don’t have that mechanism” The President said in a marathon press conference today.