Bill Cosby was once a respected comedian who worked as a pitchman for Jell-O pudding for several years. Jared Fogle’s Subway story inspired thousands of Americans to go to the sub shop and try to lose weight. However, both men have seen their reputations tarnished due to allegations of rape, assault, and child pornography possession.
Dozens of women have come forward in the past few years to accuse Bill Cosby of sexual assault. Before he was formally charged, Kraft-Heinz, the owners of the Jell-O brand, told CNNMoney that its working relationship with Cosby was over.
While Jell-O had already cut ties with Cosby before the scandal came to light, other companies like Subway were forced to cut ties amid the allegations of their spokesperson.
While “bad people” is a subjective term, the actions of these people were definitely not up to moral standards.
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