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“The Honors and Mark Twain Prize are given to artists who, through their lifetime of work have left an indelible impact on American culture,” the Kennedy Center said in a statement.

“As a result of Mr. Cosby’s recent criminal conviction, the Board concluded that his actions have overshadowed the very career accomplishments these distinctions from the Kennedy Center intend to recognize.”

Since Cosby’s guilty verdict, we have slowly watched how strongly it’s impacting his legacy.

Trial Begins For Bill Cosby

Source: Gilbert Carrasquillo / Getty

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