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Bill Cosby's wife invoked the Rolling Stone sexual assault story to defend him

NEW YORK - JUNE 08:  Bill Cosby and his wife Camille Cosby speak onstage at the Apollo Theater 75th Anniversary Gala at The Apollo Theater on June 8, 2009 in New York City.  (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - JUNE 08: Bill Cosby and his wife Camille Cosby speak onstage at the Apollo Theater 75th Anniversary Gala at The Apollo Theater on June 8, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)
Bryan Bedder/Getty Images

Camille Cosby released a statement Monday defending her husband, Bill Cosby, from the numerous sexual assault accusations that have been lobbed his way in recent weeks. And she's using another high-profile news story to cast doubt on the alleged victims.

"We all followed the story of the article in Rolling Stone concerning allegations of rape at the University of Virginia,"  she said in the statement.  "The story was heart-breaking, but ultimately appears to be proved to be untrue. Many in the media were quick to link that story to stories about my husband — until that story unwound."

She went on to imply that her husband is the true victim in all of this:

"None of us will ever want to be in the position of attacking a victim. But the question should be asked — who is the victim?"

Here's is Camille Cosby's statement:

(Camille Cosby)

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