Former 'Cosby Show' actor flooded with support after viral grocery store photo

Geoffrey Owens saw an influx of support, including from Tyler Perry, after an interview with "GMA" on Tuesday about a viral photo of him behind the register at Trader Joe's.
2:29 | 09/05/18

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Transcript for Former 'Cosby Show' actor flooded with support after viral grocery store photo
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