It only took nine words from Bill Cosby Thursday night to draw "loud gasps" from an audience.
Cosby, performing in Canada, made a joke as one woman left the crowd to get a drink.
"You have to be careful about drinking around me," he said, according to multiple reports.
Woman at Cosby London show leaves - Cosby address her, she says something (not audible). Cosby:"you have to be careful drinking around me"— Angie Seth (@Angie Seth) 1420767146.0
Member of audience asking cosby if he drinks. #cosby says u need to be careful drinking around me. Woman walks out— Kerry McKee (@Kerry McKee) 1420766497.0
The apparent joke, which comes on the heels of Cosby being accused by multiple women of sexual assault, resulted in "loud gasps from the audience," according to Richard Warnica, a reporter for the National Post.
"You have to be careful about drinking around me," Cosby just said to a woman in the crowd. Loud gasps from the audience.— Richard Warnica (@Richard Warnica) 1420766575.0
Warnica later added that the gasps ultimately morphed to cheers.
Following the joke, a heckler apparently accused the comedian of being a "rapist." That man was escorted out by security.
Security just pulled a man out of the crowd in London. "You are a rapist!" he yelled at Cosby on the way out.— Richard Warnica (@Richard Warnica) 1420768401.0
Crowd reacts w laughter & "ohhhh" when #Cosby makes drink joke. He moves on, returns to joking about siblings. Heckler leaves. #ldnont #lm— Ashton Patis (@Ashton Patis) 1420766641.0
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