After a week of numerous sexual assault accusations against five-time Emmy-winner Bill Cosby, casinos in Las Vegas and Arizona have canceled two of his upcoming stand-up appearances.
The 77-year-old comedian was scheduled to perform at Treasure Island hotel-casino in Las Vegas on Nov. 28 but that show has been canceled, Variety has confirmed. He was also scheduled to perform at the Desert Diamond in Tucson, Ariz. for Feb. 15, 2015.
On Thursday, the humorist, who became a cultural icon in the 1980s for NBC’s “Cosby Show,” took the stage in the Bahamas where he made no mention of the sexual assault accusations.
Cosby has yet to personally respond to the allegations and is still scheduled to perform on Friday in Melbourne, Fla., the ticketing office told Variety. The show is sold-out.
Earlier this week, NBC and Netflix pulled their upcoming Cosby projects while TV Land yanked its Thanksgiving marathon of “The Cosby Show.”
His lawyer called the recent claims “ridiculous” late Thursday, adding that his client was the victim of a “media-driven feeding frenzy.”
This isn’t the first time the comedian has faced public accusations. In 2006, Cosby settled a civil suit with another woman who accused him of sexual assault, according to the Associated Press, and former supermodel Janice Dickinson accused him of drugging and raping her in a 2002 memoir.