[clarissa] CEIA actress goes topless to protest Cosby

Donald Lancon dcljr at obkb.com
Thu Apr 12 18:50:57 UTC 2018

This is slightly old news (courtesy Google Alerts a few days ago), but I
didn't have a chance to follow up on it until now.

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Former 'Cosby Show' actress protests topless at Bill Cosby's sexual
assault retrial
Washington Post
She also starred in children's programs "Shining Time Station," "The
Baby-Sitters Club" and "Clarissa Explains It All" in the 1990s. Cosby
spokesman Andrew Wyatt commended the deputies for intercepting Rochelle
and told the AP, "You never know who's going to want to make a name for

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The actress in question is Nicolle Rochelle, "often credited
professionally as Nicole Leach (especially early in her career)",
according to Wikipedia.  She played (as Nicole Leach) Clarissa's friend
Olivia DuPris in the CEIA episodes "ESP R Us" (#141), "Boy Thoughts"
(#145), "Don't I Know You?" (#150) and "The Cycle" (#153).

She did not, however, appear in "Clarissa Gets Arrested" (#164), which
would have been just too perfect. :-)

I don't know whether MJH has commented (or been asked to comment) on this.

 - dcljr

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