Bill Cosby pauses comedy tour plans as sexual assault trial nears
Attorney Jennifer Bonjean, left, and Bill Cosby speak outside of Bill Cosby's home on June 30, 2021, in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania. - Michael Abbott/Getty Images North America/TNS

Plans for a new comedy tour for Bill Cosby have reportedly been paused indefinitely as the comic nears a trial involving a sexual assault lawsuit. In the civil lawsuit filed in 2014, Judy Huth accuses Cosby of assaulting her in 1974, when he was 37 and she was 15. Cosby, who has denied the allegation, is concerned the legal case would be the media’s main focus when he toured, and therefore decided to halt any plans, representative Andrew Wyatt told TMZ. Wyatt also contended that numerous promoters expressed interest in Cosby doing a tour. The 84-year-old Cosby was convicted in 2018 in a case i...