A former NBC employee has added to the growing list of allegations against Bill Cosby.
Frank Scotti, 90, claimed he took out money orders to pay off women who may have had sexual liaisons with the 77-year-old comedian when he was producing his sitcom between 1984 and 1991, according to a report by the Daily News.
Scotti kept receipts of the money orders and claimed that several women would meet privately with the comedian in his dressing room for "interviews."
Sixteen women have come forward claiming they were sexually assaulted by the star.i
"I know people are tired of me not saying anything, but a guy doesn't have to answer to innuendos," Cosby told Florida Today on Friday. "People should fact-check. People shouldn't have to go through that and shouldn't answer to innuendos."
Cosby received a standing ovation at the start of his 90-minute show in Melbourne, Flordia on Friday.
The comedian has never been charged and his lawyers have said the assault claims were discredited and defamatory.
Cosby's Las Vegas performance next week and four other shows in Arizona, Illinois, South Carolina and Washington state next year have been canceled. With NBC and Netflix Inc also dropping projects with the comedian this week, the allegations have threatened Cosby's wholesome public image and future viability in show business.