Phylicia Rashad

Phylicia Rashad Joins Ava DuVernay Directed CBS Drama ‘For Justice’

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Everybody’s favorite television mother is returning to network television. Phylicia Rashad will star in CBS’s For Justice, which will be directed by Ava DuVernay. The series is based on James Patterson’s novel The Thomas Berryman Number. Rashad plays a FBI agent who works for the...

Phylicia Rashad Claims She Was Misquoted in Her Defense of Bill Cosby: “I Am a Woman”

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In an interview with ABC’s World News Tonight, Phylicia Rashad said her comments in Roger Friedman’s Showbiz 411 column – in which she was quoted as saying, “forget these women,” when asked about the sexual allegations against Bill Cosby – are not accurate. During the...

Phylicia Rashad on Bill Cosby Accusers: ‘Forget These Women’

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Phylicia Rashad, aka Clair Huxtable on The Cosby Show broke her silence about the rape and sexual allegations against her former TV husband Bill Cosby. In an exclusive interview with Showbiz 411′s Roger Friedman, Rashad, defended Cosby and said she never saw any indication of the behavior that...

Phylicia Rashad Isn’t Happy With The Current State Of Sitcoms

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Some consider the golden age of television sitcoms long gone.  When you grew up watching a show like The Cosby Show and you look at what’s being offered now in regards to black family sitcoms, you not only realize the writing is often poorly executed,...

Phylicia Rashad Speaks at Claflin University, Encourages Youth to Be Politically Involved

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The mother we all grew to love (and sometimes wished was our own) during the 80s is still offering good advice . Phylicia Rashad, the now 65-year-old actress who co-starred with Bill Cosby as mother and attorney Clair Huxtable on “The Cosby Show”, spoke at...

Phylicia Rashad Weighs In On The Cosby Show’s Portrayal Of A Black Family

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On Thursday night, April 30, 1992 the last episode of The Cosby Show aired. After an amazing 8 year run, and countless awards, the family that everyone came to love took their last bow. Twenty-one years later, not only is The Cosby Show still considered...