Floyd Mayweather Says People Should Worry About “More Important Things” Than the Bill Cosby Scandal

Stop talking, Floyd.

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Floyd Mayweather made an appearance on the TMZ Sports TV show last night for an interview and was asked about some recent comments that he made regarding Conor McGregor, Ronda Rousey, and racism. While speaking about them, he also touched on the Bill Cosby scandal and suggested that people should be worried about “more important things” right now as opposed to the “stuff with Bill Cosby that happened 30 or 40 years ago.”

“Racism still exists,” he said. “That’s no different from the Bill Cosby situation. What he did is not right, but there’s so much police brutality out there. There’s things that we don’t talk about. There’s a lot of young black males and females being killed by police, being beat up by police, but those are things we don’t talk about. We would rather talk about stuff with Bill Cosby that happened 30 or 40 years ago.”

Mayweather was then asked if he thinks racism has played a role in the way the Cosby story has been covered. He stopped short of saying that it has but insinuated that scandals involving former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle and Woody Allen were covered differently by the media than Cosby’s scandal.

“From what I heard, there was a guy that was with Subway,” he said. “There’s another guy—is that Woody Allen? Those things are going on, but we seem to turn our heads the other way and don’t look at things like that.”

Mayweather then doubled down on his original Cosby comments by again suggesting that people should be more worried about things like police brutality than Bill Cosby.

“I think there’s more important things in the world that we need to worry about than something that happened over 30 or 40 years ago,” he said.

You can watch the interview above.

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[via TMZ Sports]

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