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Kanye West: Bill Cosby is innocent

Posted at 4:54 PM, Feb 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-09 19:54:30-05

Kanye West's bizarre, nonsensical month on Twitter continued on Tuesday when he appeared to show support for embattled comedian Bill Cosby.



West's Tweet was almost immediately met with criticism and ridicule by the rest of the Internet.







Cosby currently faces charges of sexual assault in Philadelphia stemming from a 2004 incident with a Temple basketball coach. More than 50 women have come forward over the past few months and said that Cosby assaulted them as well.

West's activity on Twitter has skyrocketed since January, when he announced the release date of a still untitled album. Since Jan. 8, he's changed the name of the album from Swish to Waves before deciding on a name he hasn't yet announced.







In between announcements of changing titles and track lists, West's Twitter activity has included proclamations that his new album is "The Greatest of All Time," feuds with rapper Wiz Khalifa, ex-girlfriend Amber Rose and Michael Jordan, fake Rolling Stone covers and updates from his email account.









West is expected to debut his new album and his new fashion line on Thursday at an event at Madison Square Garden that will be simulcast to theaters worldwide. 

Alex Hider is a writer for the E.W. Scripps National Desk. Follow him on Twitter @alexhider.