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Bill Cosby 'Drinking' Joke Draws Gasps At Show In London, Ont.

01/08/2015 10:28 EST | Updated 01/08/2015 10:59 EST

Comedian Bill Cosby has been repeatedly accused of drugging and sexually assaulting women.

So how did it go over at his London show on Thursday night, when he joked that, "You have to be careful about drinking around me?"

Cosby, 77, has been accused by several women of drugging their drinks and sexually assaulting them. Three women came forward with new allegations on Wednesday, ahead of the first of his three shows in Ontario.

National Post reporter Richard Warnica was at Cosby's show at the Budweiser Gardens in London, which was protested by hundreds of people outside, according to CTV News.

Warnica tweeted that a woman stood up to grab a drink, and asked the comedian if he wanted one.

It was then that he cracked the joke.

But that wasn't the only notable occurrence at the concert. Global News journalist Angie Seth related the following incident:

Warnica snapped a photo of the man surrounded by police officers.

Cosby tried to calm his audience down after the disruption, said Canadian Press reporter Diana Mehta.

And at the end of the show, he received a standing ovation.

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