About three months ago, Hannibal Buress got uncomfortably famous.

It was the 31-year-old Chicagoan’s casual stand-up riffing on the Bill Cosby rape allegations that sparked a media firestorm. New alleged victims emerged, and the embattled comedian and community leader once thought of as America’s dad suffered myriad cancellations of future projects and television appearances. While much of the attention was soon diverted to Cosby and the multiple women who have accused him, Buress went from being the quickly rising comedian with recurring roles on critically acclaimed television shows like “Broad City and “The Eric André Show” to the guy who inadvertently brought down the biggest black entertainer in history.

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