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Bill Cosby Mistrial: Lena Dunham, Kumail Nanjiani and Others React

The jury was deadlocked in Cosby's case, and so he walked free.

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Bill Cosby’s trial for sexual assault ended in a mistrial this morning, and reactions have been expectedly heated. After deliberating for 52 hours, the jury declared themselves “deadlocked on all counts,” meaning that Cosby — who was charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault and has been accused of similar acts by dozens of women — walked free.

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Lena Dunham was one of the first to chime in on social media, tweeting that “Bill Cosby’s trial is about much more than Bill Cosby.”

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Kumail Nanjiana and others spoke out as well:

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