Bill Cosby celebrating freedom with pizza, plans to get back on stage

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Bill Cosby celebrated his newfound freedom Wednesday with a massive feast — and now looks forward to “telling his story” on stages across the country, his publicist told The Post.

The 83-year-old disgraced comedian learned about the stunning Pennsylvania high-court ruling overturning his sexual assault conviction from other inmates in his prison, Andrew Wyatt, one of his reps, said in an interview.

“He’s excited… He told me, ‘Andrew, my heart is racing,’ ” Wyatt said.

“He said, ‘I just heard the inmates knocking on the walls and the cell and said ‘Bill, you’re free Bill! You’re free, Bill!’ He said, ‘I didn’t know what was going on.’ ”

Speaking outside of Cosby’s suburban Philadelphia mansion, Wyatt claimed his client had been fielding congratulatory calls from the likes of actors Terrence Howard and Faizon Love.

Comedian Bill Cosby, center, and spokesperson Andrew Wyatt, right, approach members of the media gathered outside Cosby's home in Elkins Park, Pa.
Comedian Bill Cosby and spokesperson Andrew Wyatt, right, approach members of the media gathered outside Cosby’s home in Elkins Park, Pa.
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In this Nov. 21, 2014 file photo, comedian Bill Cosby performs during a show at the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts in Melbourne, Fla.
Bill Cosby was quiet during a press conference but made a statement on Twitter.
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Supporters wait outside the Elkins Park, Pennsylvania home of Bill Cosby.
Supporters wait outside the Elkins Park, Pennsylvania home of Bill Cosby.
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After serving nearly three years of a three- to 10-year sentence for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand, Cosby planned to dine on salmon, collard greens and a pizza with fresh basil and mozzarella, his spokesman said.

“He wants to have a crunchy pizza and just the taste of it,” Wyatt said.

The former “Cosby Show” star — who once admitted that he used to offer quaaludes, a powerful sedative, to women he wanted to have sex with — also wants to “enjoy this taste of freedom.”

Wyatt said that Cosby planned to “immediately” go back to performing on the road.

“He will get back on the stage, on many stages across this country, and he will be telling his story,” his rep said.

“You will see a documentary coming out soon. You will see a book coming out soon. There’s a lot of great projects that’s gonna be coming out soon.”

Cosby was sprung from state prison in suburban Montgomery County earlier on Wednesday, and was uncharacteristically mum during a short press conference outside his home.

He later defiantly proclaimed his “innocence” in a tweet, with a photo of himself raising his right hand in a fist.

An aerial view of Bill Cosby's Pennsylvania home.
An aerial view of Bill Cosby’s Pennsylvania home.
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In this Sept. 24, 2018 file photo, accuser Andrea Constand returns to the courtroom during a lunch break at the sentencing hearing for Bill Cosby at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. Pennsylvania’s highest court has overturned comedian Cosby’s sex assault conviction.
Andrea Constand and her lawyers were disappointed with Wednesday’s ruling.
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Bill Cosby reacts outside his home in Elkins Park, Pa., Wednesday, June 30, 2021.
Cosby served close to three years in prison.
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“I have never changed my stance nor my story. I have always maintained my innocence,” the tweet read. “Thank you to all my fans, supporters and friends who stood by me through this ordeal. Special thanks to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court for upholding the rules of law.”

Pennsylvania’s high court found that Cosby should never have been prosecuted in the Constand case because he was promised by a former Montgomery County district attorney that he wouldn’t be charged, despite there being no evidence that the deal was put in writing.

In a statement, Constand and her lawyers called the ruling “disappointing” and expressed fear that it could discourage victims of sexual assault from coming forward.

At trial, five women were allowed to testify that Cosby had drugged and molested them, though he was not charged in their accusations.

Dozens more women also have stepped forward over the years alleging sexual misconduct, including rape, at the hands of the former beloved TV star.

Bill Cosby, second left, and spokesperson Andrew Wyatt, third left, approach members of the media gathered outside Cosby's home in Elkins Park, Pa., Wednesday, June 30, 2021.
Andrew Wyatt said Bill Cosby has plans to hit the road and will be “telling his story.”
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Bill Cosby spokesperson Andrew Wyatt talks to members of the media gathered outside the home of the entertainer in Elkins Park, Pa., Wednesday, June 30,2021.
Cosby told Andrew Wyatt that his heart was “racing” after hearing he was getting released.
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Still, Cosby’s rep claimed the comic had obtained “vindication” with the court’s decision.

“It’s a beautiful day, not just for Bill Cosby, because this is about all Americans, making sure that they get justice,” Wyatt said.

“This is all God’s work.”



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