Bill Cosby boycott called for in London, Ont.

London Abused Women's Centre wants community to avoid Bill Cosby: 77 show at Budweiser Gardens.
Bill Cosby, 77, is set to perform in London in January. (Reuters)

An organization that helps abused women is calling for a boycott of Bill Cosby's London, Ont., show.

Cosby is to perform his Bill Cosby: 77 show at the Budweiser Gardens in January.

More than a dozen women have come forward to say the 77-year-old comedian made unwanted sexual advances toward them.

Megan Walker, the executive director of the London Abused Women's Centre, is calling for a boycott of that London show.

"I think it's time this community stood up and said 'we're not going,'" Walker said. "Maybe that concert will have to be cancelled because of poor ticket sales."

Walker says she's spoken with the manager of Budweiser Gardens. She says he told her there are no plans to cancel the show. It's still listed on the venue's website.

Cosby is also to play Kitchener and Hamilton during his Ontario swing.

Earlier this week, Janice Dickinson, in an interview with "Entertainment Tonight," became the third woman in recent weeks to allege she'd been assaulted by Cosby -- charges strongly denied by the comedian's lawyer.

Cosby has never been charged in connection with any of the allegations.


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