Lenny Kravitz reveals the drama behind the relationship between Lisa Bonet and Bill Cosby whilestarring in A Different World, a spin-off from The Cosby Show, however her character was removed from the storyline after Lisa was fired when she announced her pregnancy.
The actress was at the time pregnant with her daughter Zoe Kravitz, and it was suggested to include the pregnancy in the character’s storyline in the show, however Cosby wasn’t happy with the news and decided he didn’t want to keep the actress in the popular series.
The rocker opens up about the situation in his new memoir Let Love Ruleand goes on to describe one of the meetings on set with the show’s producer, with Cosby asking Lisa in the meeting “you’re here to tell me you’re pregnant, aren’t you?” adding that it was a “tense” moment for the actress.
The star of High Fidelity was forced to leave the show, however she was allowed to return after the birth of her daughter, she ultimately left the series for good in 1991 citing creative differences.
The famous couple divorced in 1993 after six years of marriage, breaking up on good terms and keeping a close friendship. Lisa went on to get married with Jason Momoa and currently have two children together.
The comedian is currently serving time in prison for sexual assault, with the first incidents taking place during the 60’s and an aggravated indecent assault that took place in 2018.