01/08/2015 09:13 EST | Updated 03/10/2015 05:59 EDT

Bill Cosby Ambushed By CBC's '22 Minutes' Exiting Kitchener Theatre

CBC comedy show "This Hour Has 22 Minutes" ambushed American comedian Bill Cosby as the controversial comedian left a theatre in Kitchener, Ont., last night and was hustled through the cold into a waiting car.

The show's writer and mock-correspondent Abdul Butt called out to Cosby, who has lately been the subject of numerous allegations of sexual assault going back decades.

"Hey, Bill, congratulations on your first show in 2015!" Butt yelled. "Way to start the year off with a bang! Hope it was consensual this time, though, Billy."

There appeared to be no response from Cosby or his handlers.

Protesters gathered outside the Centre in the Square theatre before the show to protest Cosby's appearance.

He has two more Canadian dates:

- Thursday night (tonight) in London, Ont.

- Friday night (tomorrow) in Hamilton.


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