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Bill Cosby's TV wife, Phylicia Rashad praised his release from a Pennsylvania prison in a tweet on Wednesday afternoon.

Cosby, 83, was released from prison on Wednesday after serving two years of a three-to-10-year prison sentence on sexual assault charges.

"FINALLY!!!! A terrible wrong is being righted- a miscarriage of justice is corrected!" Rashad tweeted.

Rashad's furious followers tagged award University in their tweets as they vented their outrage.

Rashad was recently named dean of Howard University's Financial Arts department.

"I'm sure Phylicia Rashad being the new dean of Howard University’s College of Fine Arts will have absolutely no bearing whatsoever on how that program handles student claims of sexual harassment and assault," tweeted one user. "Yep, nothing to see here, folks. Shut up and dance."

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Cosby and one of his attorneys are pictured arriving at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania on September 25, 2018.

Andrea Constand, the woman who brought sex assault charges against Cosby in 2017, accepted a $3.4 million settlement from Cosby in 2006.

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Pennsylvania's Supreme Court overturned Cosby's conviction after it found that the agreement with the previous prosecutor prevented Cosby from being charged for the alleged crimes against Constand (pictured).

Constand has not issued a statement on Cosby's release.

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Bill Cosby is a free man after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court vacation his conviction on Wednesday, FOX43 reported.

Cosby is expected to walk out of a Pennsylvania state prison a free man, after the former comedian appealed his convivtion in December.

Cosby 83, was sentenced to 3-10 years in prison in 2018 following his conviction on sexual assault charges.

Cosby's parole petition was denied by the Pennsylvania Parole Board in May after he refused to participate in a therapy program for sexually violent predators.

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Cosby's spokesman Andrew Wyatt told NBC News that his client expected to be turned down.

Wyatt said the news that Cosby's parole was denied was "not a surprise to Mr. Cosby, his family, his friends and/or his legal team."

"Mr. Cosby has vehemently proclaimed his innocence and continues to deny all allegations made against him, as being false, without the sheer evidence of any proof," Wyatt said.

"Today, Mr. Cosby continues to remain hopeful that the Pennsylvania State Supreme Court will issue an opinion to vacate his conviction or warrant him a new trial."

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