Amber Tamblyn, Debra Messing, more celebs react to Bill Cosby's prison sentence

A place for their voices to be heard. Amber Tamblyn and Debra Messing were among the celebrities who spoke out on Twitter after Bill Cosby was sent to prison on Tuesday, September 25.

After the disgraced comedian, 81, was sentenced to three to 10 years and immediately transported to a state prison for sexually assaulting and drugging Andrea Constand in 2014, stars took to social media to share their thoughts.

Amber Tamblyn, who has been an outspoken advocate of both the Time’s Up and #MeToo movements wrote, “Bill Cosby has been sentenced to 3-10 years for drugging and sexually assaulting many women over the course of many years.”

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Comedian Bill Cosby is taken into custody in handcuffs at Montgomery County Courthouse September 25, 2018 in Norristown, Pennsylvania, after being sentenced to at least three years in prison and branded a 'sexually violent predator' for assaulting a woman at his Philadelphia mansion 14 years ago. - The 81-year-old, once beloved by millions as 'America's Dad,' is the first celebrity convicted and sentenced for a sex crime since the downfall of Harvey Weinstein ushered in the #MeToo movement and America's reckoning with sexual harassment. (Photo by POOL / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read POOL/AFP/Getty Images)
NORRISTOWN, PA - SEPTEMBER 25: Actor/stand-up comedian Bill Cosby is taken out of to the Montgomery County Courthouse to state prison in shackles after being Sentenced To 3 To 10 Years In Prison For Sexual Assault Conviction at the Montgomery County Courthouse on September 25, 2018 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images)
NORRISTOWN, PA - SEPTEMBER 25: Bill Cosby accuser model Janice Dickinson, 63, exits the courtroom for lunch at the Montgomery County Courthouse on the second day of sentencing in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial on September 25, 2018 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. In April, Cosby was found guilty on three counts of aggravated indecent assault for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004 and faces a maximum of 10 years in prison. 60 women have accused the 81 year old entertainer of sexual assault. (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)
NORRISTOWN, PA - SEPTEMBER 25: Bill Cosby accuser model Janice Dickinson, 63, exits the courtroom for lunch at the Montgomery County Courthouse on the second day of sentencing in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial on September 25, 2018 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. In April, Cosby was found guilty on three counts of aggravated indecent assault for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004 and faces a maximum of 10 years in prison. 60 women have accused the 81 year old entertainer of sexual assault. (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)
US Entertainer Bill Cosby arrives for a scenting hearing in Norristown, PA, on September 25, 2018. Cosby appears before Judge Steven O'Neil after a jury found the 81 year old entertainer guilty of three counts of aggravated indecent assault in a April 2018 retrial. (Photo by Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Actor and Comedian Bill Cosby arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse for sentencing in his sexual assault trial, in Norristown, Pennsylvania, U..S. September 24, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
NORRISTOWN, PA - SEPTEMBER 25: Actor/stand-up comedian Bill Cosby arrives for sentencing for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse on September 25, 2018 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images)
NORRISTOWN, PA - SEPTEMBER 25: Actor/stand-up comedian Bill Cosby arrives for sentencing for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse on September 25, 2018 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images)
NORRISTOWN, PA - SEPTEMBER 24: (C) Bill Cosby arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse on the first day of sentencing in his sexual assault trial on September 24, 2018 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. In April, Cosby was found guilty on three counts of aggravated indecent assault for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. 60 women have accused the 80 year old entertainer of sexual assault. (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)
NORRISTOWN, PA - SEPTEMBER 24: outside the Montgomery County Courthouse on the first day of sentencing in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial on September 24, 2018 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. In April, Cosby was found guilty on three counts of aggravated indecent assault for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. 60 women have accused the 80 year old entertainer of sexual assault. (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)
Andrea Constand arrives at the sentencing hearing for the sexual assault trial of entertainer Bill Cosby at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania on September 24, 2018. - Disgraced US television icon Bill Cosby returned to a Pennsylvania court on Monday to face sentencing for sexual assault, five months after his conviction at the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era. The frail 81-year-old -- once beloved as 'America's Dad' -- faces a maximum potential sentence of 30 years for drugging and molesting Andrea Constand at his Philadelphia mansion in January 2004.The pioneering comedian and award-winning actor was found guilty April 26 on three counts of aggravated indecent assault, each punishable by up to 10 years in prison. (Photo by David MAIALETTI / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read DAVID MAIALETTI/AFP/Getty Images)
Former model Janice Dickinson arrives at the sentencing hearing for the sexual assault trial of entertainer Bill Cosby at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania on September 24, 2018. - Disgraced US television icon Bill Cosby returned to a Pennsylvania court on Monday to face sentencing for sexual assault, five months after his conviction at the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era. The frail 81-year-old -- once beloved as 'America's Dad' -- faces a maximum potential sentence of 30 years for drugging and molesting Andrea Constand at his Philadelphia mansion in January 2004.The pioneering comedian and award-winning actor was found guilty April 26 on three counts of aggravated indecent assault, each punishable by up to 10 years in prison. (Photo by David MAIALETTI / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read DAVID MAIALETTI/AFP/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - US actor Bill Cosby arrives at court on September 24, 2018 in Norristown, Pennsylvania to face sentencing for sexual assault. - Disgraced US television icon Bill Cosby returned to a Pennsylvania court on Monday to face sentencing for sexual assault, five months after his conviction at the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era. The frail 81-year-old -- once beloved as 'America's Dad' -- faces a maximum potential sentence of 30 years for drugging and molesting Andrea Constand at his Philadelphia mansion in January 2004.The pioneering comedian and award-winning actor was found guilty April 26 on three counts of aggravated indecent assault, each punishable by up to 10 years in prison. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP) (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
NORRISTOWN, PA - SEPTEMBER 24: Actor/stand-up comedian Bill Cosby arrives for sentencing for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse on September 24, 2018 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images)
NORRISTOWN, PA - SEPTEMBER 24: Actor/stand-up comedian Bill Cosby arrives for sentencing for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse on September 24, 2018 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images)
Activist Bird Milliken protest outside the Montgomery County Courthouse with a puppet and soap bulbs as she waits the arrival of Bill Cosby for his scenting hearing, in Norristown, PA, on September 24, 2018. (Photo by Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
US Entertainer Bill Cosby arrives for a scenting hearing at the Montgomery County Courthouse, in Norristown, PA, on September 24, 2018. Cosby appears before Judge Steven O'Neil after a jury found the 81 year old entertainer guilty of three counts of aggravated indecent assault in a April 2018 retrial. (Photo by Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Actor and Comedian Bill Cosby arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse for sentencing in his sexual assault trial in Norristown, Pennsylvania on September 24, 2018. - Disgraced US television icon Bill Cosby returned to a Pennsylvania court on Monday to face sentencing for sexual assault, five months after his conviction at the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era. The frail 81-year-old -- once beloved as 'America's Dad' -- faces a maximum potential sentence of 30 years for drugging and molesting Andrea Constand at his Philadelphia mansion in January 2004.The pioneering comedian and award-winning actor was found guilty April 26 on three counts of aggravated indecent assault, each punishable by up to 10 years in prison. (Photo by DAVID MAIALETTI / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read DAVID MAIALETTI/AFP/Getty Images)
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The 35-year-old Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants actress added: “His survivors have been sentenced to a lifetime of brutal memories and trauma for daring to exist in the first place. Super fair I guess.”

Debra Messing, meanwhile, referred to the sexual assault controversy surrounding Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and tweeted: “Today a PA court deemed #BillCosby a Violent Sexual Predator b4 sentencing him. For decades people maligned &decried his accusers as LIARS. It took 60+ accusers 2 finally bring his survivors justice &vindication. Have we learned nothing? #IBelieveDrFord #IBelieveDeborahRamirez.”

Comedian Chelsea Handlerquipped: “Bill Cosby is set to serve 3 to 10 years in prison, but when he’s released he’s expected to be nominated to the Supreme Court.”

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Cosby’s sentencing is the first major conviction of the #MeToo era. The former Cosby Show actor was denied bail and was immediately remanded to prison. Social media users also used their platform to speak out following the sentencing, with some agreeing — and others disagreeing — on the outcome.

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