Twitter reactions to Bill Cosby’s prison sentence


US comedian Bill Cosby has been jailed for between three and 10 years and branded a “sexually violent predator” for assaulting a woman in Philadelphia 14 years ago.

With this development, Cosby has become the first celebrity convicted and sentenced for a sex crime since the dawn of the #MeToo movement.

The comedian’s lawyers planned to appeal against his conviction but the judge said he was not entitled to bail while they do.

Here are some of the tweets following the news: