Raven-Symone reveals she hasn’t spent ANY of her Cosby Show money nearly 30 years after starring on the hit sitcom
- Raven-Symone revealed she hadn’t ‘touched’ the money she earned while starring on the show from 1989 to 1992
- The actress, 34, was just four-years-old when she began appearing on the show as Olivia Kendall
- She enjoyed continued success after the show with roles in That’s So Raven and The Cheetah Girls
- Bill Cosby is currently serving a three to 10 years sentence after he was found guilty of aggravated sexual assault in 2018
Raven-Symone has not spent any of her Cosby Show money after getting her big break on the series over 30 years ago.
The actress, 34, was just four-years-old years old when she began playing Olivia Kendall on the hit series from 1989 to 1992, and has been sitting on all that money ever since.
Raven made the revelation while appearing on a recent Instagram Live with social media influencer, Jerome Trammel.
‘I haven’t touched my Cosby money’: Raven-Symone has not spent any of her Cosby Show money after getting her big break on the series over 30 years ago (pictured 2019)
‘Is it true you haven’t touched your Cosby money?’ Jerome asked her. ‘Or you mean, like, residuals as of lately?’
‘I haven’t touched my Cosby money,’ Raven admitted.
Raven was just a young girl when she landed her breakout role of Olivia Kendall on the Cosby Show.
She starred opposite the now disgraced actor Bill Cosby, who is currently serving a three to 10 years sentence at SCI Phoenix in Skippack, Pennsylvania after being found guilty of aggravated sexual assault in 2018.
Time flies: Raven was just a young girl when she landed her breakout role of Olivia Kendall on the Cosby Show
In 2014, Raven blasted rumors she was sexually assaulted by Cosby while starring on the show.
‘I was NOT taking advantage of by Mr. Cosby when I was on the Cosby Show! [sic]’ she wrote on Instagram.
‘I was practically a baby on that show and this is truly a disgusting rumor that I want no part of!,’ she added. ‘Everyone on that show treated me with nothing but kindness. Now keep me out of this!’
Raven was referencing a report posted on fake news site Hip-Hop Hangover, claiming the actress had filed molestation charges against Cosby when they acted together on the hit sitcom.
Hit series: A young Raven starred opposite Bill Cosby in the smash sitcom
The website, which calls itself ‘a gossip parody and satirical publication’, alleged the assault took place after the series finale in 1992, when she was around six years old.
Raven has remained in the spotlight since starring opposite Cosby on the series.
Her success continued as a teenager, when she was cast as psychic Raven Baxter on the wildly popular Disney Channel series, That’s So Raven.
Her Disney success continued with a role in the hit 2003 TV movie, The Cheetah Girls, which saw Raven play a singer in the eponymous girl group.
Back for more: She recently returned to her role of Raven Baxter as an adult in the Disney spin-off, Raven’s Home, which followed the psychic single mom raising her children in an apartment (pictured 2019)
She recently returned to her role of Raven Baxter as an adult in the Disney spin-off, Raven’s Home, which followed the psychic single mom raising her children in an apartment.
Raven also starred on Black-ish, and cohosted The View from 2015 to 2016.
Now, Raven is refocusing on her music career.
The actress debuted her new rap album to DailyMailTV, and said the project was based on her entertainment career, taken right off the pages of her diary.
‘I do believe growing up in the industry has morphed my vision of life in general,’ she explained. ‘I’m a product of my environment/upbringing and yeah, I’ve been in this industry since I was two years old and I’m 34.
‘The revealing part is you’ve never seen me like this. I’ve never spoken so freely about what I’ve been through. I’ve spoken it to the people around me… but now I’m letting the public see it.’
Raven’s EP, INFRASOUNDS, is now out.
Music maker: The actress debuted her new rap album to DailyMailTV, and said the project was heavily influenced by her career in showbusiness