- The Washington Times - Wednesday, July 8, 2015

A bronze bust of Bill Cosby was removed Tuesday night from the Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Florida, after an unsealed 2005 civil suit revealed that the embattled comedian admitted to obtaining Quaaludes to give to women he wanted to have sex with.

The bust at the Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park was removed after the park closed Tuesday night, a Disney spokesman told NBC News on Wednesday.

More than 40 women have accused Mr. Cosby of sexual misconduct. Brittany Gavrilova, whose aunt is one of the alleged victims, started an online petition seven months ago asking Disney to remove the statue. More than 250 supporters signed the petition, a local NBC affiliate reported.

Other businesses that have cut ties with Mr. Cosby since his 2005 deposition became public include Bounce TV and NBC.

Washington D.C.’s Ben’s Chili Bowl restaurant, which offered Mr. Cosby a pass to eat for free, no longer boasted a large mural of him Tuesday afternoon, People magazine reported.

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