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Coexist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-18-07 08:51 PM
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Is Bill Cosby losing his sight?
He is always wearing dark sunglasses now.

This is a serious question, in case you are wondering.
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AlCzervik Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-18-07 08:52 PM
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1. maybe the studio lights are too bright for him?
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liberal N proud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-18-07 09:01 PM
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2. I wondered the same thing the other day
Can't find anything on line
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partylessinOhio Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-18-07 09:08 PM
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3. Along with his mind?
He seems to have a very severe cataract on his right eye.
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Bitwit1234 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-18-07 09:19 PM
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7. They have operations for that and it works I have both eyes
with cataracts removed. They insert implants and I have 20 20 vision.
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Bluestar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-18-07 09:08 PM
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4. Oprah asked him "why the sunglasses"
He took them off and showed everyone that he has had a case of pinkeye. It seems to be going around a lot.
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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-18-07 09:10 PM
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5. He's definitely lost his mind
Hadn't heard about his eyesight.
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Cha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-18-07 09:16 PM
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6. What was Cosby saying? Please~
Edited on Thu Oct-18-07 09:42 PM by zidzi
I was flipping tv channels and I saw him the other day on something but I didn't stick around.
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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-18-07 09:22 PM
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8. Blaming African Americans for problems that are really not their fault
He's been on this kick for a couple years now. I think he wrote a book recently and is on a book tour. So he's been on TV a bunch lately.

And with his money and his social conscience, there are many good things he COULD be doing to help African Americans instead of going on a book tour where he blames one parent homes and some other issues he thinks are more preventable than they actually are.

I have lost a lot of respect for him. And I used to just love him.
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Cha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-18-07 09:32 PM
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12. Thanks!~ p2bl..
Yeah, I remember that from awhile ago. Who knows what happens to people?..I loved him, too, starting in the '60s when he was performing comedy.

Gotta feel sorry for the guy cause of his son being killed.

Can't everybody have a two parent family like the Cosby Show so you do the best you can.
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cmkramer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-19-07 12:04 AM
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14. I've heard African-Americans say what he is saying for years now n/t




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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-19-07 02:05 AM
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15. Some African Americans
but that certainly doesn't mean he's right.
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partylessinOhio Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-18-07 09:25 PM
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10. The cataract was very obvious when he appeared on MTP on Oct. 14.


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renate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-19-07 02:39 AM
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18. wow, that's really noticeable
I wonder whether there's something more going on than just a cataract; it's not as though he couldn't afford the surgery.
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Boomerbob Donating Member (4 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-18-07 09:25 PM
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9. Eyesight goes as you get older
I was born visually impaired back in 1955 in Washington, DC and can tell you now at 52 years old your eyesight begins to go a little at a time. Thank goodness for that my wife and I have been married over 25 years and if her eyesight were better...Well thank goodness it isn't!

Even though Cosby's eyesight maybe going his insights are right on. His words are to both young and old, black and white. He, at least to me, is at that stage in life where he can say what he wants since he "doesn't have to worry about losing his audience since he will always have one!"

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TheDebbieDee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-18-07 09:32 PM
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11. Welcome to DU, Boomerbob!
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karmaqueen Donating Member (417 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-18-07 10:26 PM
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13. Hi Boomerbob!
Love your name! :hi:
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Swamp Rat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-19-07 02:07 AM
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16. Welcome to DU!
:hi:



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Writer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-19-07 02:08 AM
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17. Bill Cosby has not been well ever since he lost his son, Ennis.
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