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An experimental D.C. restaurant is drawing horrified criticism for its "Pill Cosby" cocktail — a tequila-based hibiscus drink garnished with empty red-and-white pill capsules.
The name is a play on actor and comedian Bill Cosby, who is accused of having drugged and sexually assaulted dozens of women. Cosby has gone as far as to admit to acquiring Quaaludes to give to women he wanted to have sex with.
"This is so disgusting," tweeted Allure magazine's Rosemary Donahue. "Encouraging rape jokes, [especially] in an environment alcohol is served [in], is just unconscionable."
Davin Gentry, who is the co-founder of Diet Starts Monday, where the drinks are being sold, said the intention is to bring awareness to "drugging in bars," The Washingtonian writes.
"It lets people be a little more aware," Gentry said.