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April 15th, 2012
12:57 PM ET

Cosby on the Trayvon Martin killing

Legendary actor/comedian Bill Cosby talks to Candy about gun violence, and the Trayvon Martin case.

"I'm a person who believes that that gun, the gun, all around this United States, when a person has a gun, sometimes their mind clicks that this thing is - it will win arguments and straighten people out. And then in the wrong hands, in the wrong mind, it's death."

When asked if he saw it more as a gun issue than a race issue, Cosby said. "How are you going to solve a race issue when it becomes he-said-she-said or he said-he said? And the other question is what is solved by saying he is a racist, that's why he shot the boy? What solves that? ... It doesn't make any difference if he's a racist or not racist. If he is scared to death and not a racist, it's still a confrontational provoking of something."

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