Bill Cosby: Grand Theft Auto is Entrance Exam for Prison

November 22, 2008 -

Comedian and activist Bill Cosby likened Grand Theft Auto to a prison prep course during an appearance in Greenwood, Mississippi on Thursday.

Cosby, who urged the local African-American community to take an active role in bettering their neighborhood, dismissed Rockstar's controversial game series, saying:

Cost your mother $250 to buy that for you so you can practice your entrance exam (to prison).

Cosby's remarks were filmed for an upcoming documentary. Among his other comments:

The drug dealer is not in your culture, nor is the prostitute, nor is the glorified pimp if you teach black pride. They have no pride. They don’t know their culture.

Via: Greenwood Commonwealth


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Re: Bill Cosby: Grand Theft Auto is Entrance Exam for Prison

I think the real problem Mr. Cosby has is the propogation of negative black stereotypes, particularly in regards to San Andreas. It's no secret that he LOATHS to "black culture" that some black people just seem to fan the fires of, particularly predisposition to rap music, gangs, violence and other such bits. He hates the fact that there are a ton of black celebrities and black "artists" who immerse themselves in  that "culture" so deeply as to propogate it.

And since you can much of it in GTA:SA... well, there you go. And personally, I can't say I disagree with him.

Re: Bill Cosby: Grand Theft Auto is Entrance Exam for Prison


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