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Bill Cosby Finally Addresses Rape And Sexual Assault Allegations -- Kind Of

'I have never seen anything like this,' the comedian says.

Bill Cosby has been publicly accused of rape and sexual assault by more than 30 women in incidents that date as far back as 1965, but had yet to address the claims until Friday (May 15).

During an appearance on "Good Morning America," the 77-year-old acknowledged the accusations -- even if he didn't quite respond to them. While in Alabama in association with the Black Belt Foundation, Cosby answered how he would respond to a young person asking if the allegations are true.

"I am prepared to tell this young person the truth about life," the comedian said. "I'm not sure that they will come like that. I think that many of them say, 'Well, you're a hypocrite -- you say one thing, you say the other.'

Asked whether he was concerned that the allegations would overshadow his message to young people, Cosby had this to say:

"My point is, 'OK, listen to me carefully: I'm telling you where the road is out. I'm telling you where as you're driving you're going to go into water and it looks like it may only be three inches but you and your car are going to go here. Now, you want to go here, or you want to be concerned about who's giving you the message?"

Cosby has never been charged in any of the alleged incidents, but in December, the LAPD announced they were launching an investigation into an alleged rape from 1974.

Later in the interview, the comedian suggested that the slew of allegations were part of an unfair attempted takedown.

"I have been in this business 52 years and I have never seen anything like this," he said. "And reality is the situation, and I can't speak."

When asked about how he thought this would affect his legacy, Cosby instead suggested that he has no plans to stop working. "I really know about what I'm going to do tomorrow. I have a ton of ideas to put on television about people and their love for each other."

An extended version of the interview will air Friday night on "Nightline."