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Video shows Bill Cosby moments after his 2021 prison release


Disgraced TV legend Bill Cosby thanked officers as he was released from prison last 12 months after his sex assault conviction was overturned — while likening his newfound freedom to Juneteenth, latest video shows.

Cosby, 84, was upbeat and inquisitive upon being freed on June 30, 2021, from a Pennsylvania prison where he served greater than two years after being convicted of drugging and assaulting Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004.

“Thanks, and thank everyone up there,” Cosby told an officer who escorted him to a waiting automotive driven by publicist Andrew Wyatt.

The previous star of “The Cosby Show” then asked Wyatt for an update on news reports about his case after Pennsylvania’s highest court ruled a prosecutor’s decades-old agreement must have shielded him from criminal charges.

“Well, it’s beginning to hit,” Cosby said when asked how he felt, video shows. “I used to be within the bed, within the cot, and so they opened the door — since it’s 1 o’clock — and about 4 or five guys [were] yelling, ‘Bill, get out, you’re going home.’”

Cosby then quipped: “I said, what’s it, Juneteenth?”

The fallen funnyman said other inmates, including murderers, rapists, bank robbers and “wife beaters,” all applauded as he was led out.

Wyatt said later he “couldn’t imagine” that a judge overturned Cosby’s conviction of three counts of aggravated indecent assault. Cosby had been sentenced to a few to 10 years in prison. Cosby, meanwhile, sat within the passenger seat while extolling the top of his time behind bars, video shows.

“No more violent sex offender,” Cosby said. “I’m a free man, you realize?”

Cosby accused the media of constructing “a whole lot of money” off his case before saying he needed to enter his Elkins Park home to rest, the footage shows.

“The center is just pleased,” Cosby told Wyatt.

A 3rd clip showed Cosby and Wyatt laughing because the actor put up a peace sign to awaiting reporters and law enforcement officials at his home.

“We’re entering into the back way?” Cosby asked, prompting Wyatt to say no. “Oh boy.”

A person then welcomed Cosby home as he pulled up, the footage shows.

The brand new clip was released days after a California jury found Csby sexually abused a teenage girl on the Playboy Mansion in 1975. The victim, Judy Huth, now 64, was awarded $500,000.

Wyatt, meanwhile, told The Post Cosby plans to file an appeal.

“Mr. Cosby continues to take care of his innocence and can vigorously fight these false accusations, in order that he can get back to bringing the pursuit of happiness, joy and laughter to the world,” Wyatt said in a press release.

Cosby was released from prison on June 30, 2021.Andrew Wyatt / Pop Nation / TMX

Cosby also posted a photograph of himself to his 87,000 followers on Instagram Wednesday while saying “one 12 months of freedom” looked good on him.

“A minimum of that’s what my wife says,” Cosby wrote.

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