‘Cosby Show’ Star Keshia Knight Pulliam Is Engaged to Football Player, ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ Star Ed Hartwell


That’s one way to “ring” in the new year! Cosby Show star Keshia Knight Pulliam shared an Instagram snap showing off an engagement ring on Thursday, December 31, as well as a kiss with her fiancé, former NFL player and Real Housewives of Atlanta star Ed Hartwell.

“Happy to spend not only my new year but my life with this guy!!!” the actress, 36, captioned the sweet pic of herself kissing her fiancé, Hartwell, while flashing her rock. “#BlessedBeyondMeasure”

Pulliam — who played little Rudy on the The Cosby Show, which ran from 1984 to 1992 — most recently starred in the seventh season of The Celebrity Apprentice in 2015, from which she was eliminated from during the first episode.

She opened up about sexual abuse allegations against Bill Cosby, her former TV dad, to Access Hollywood shortly after Donald Trump eliminated her from the show.

"Ultimately, I really can't speak to that," she said of claims against the TV icon. “I can only speak to the great man that I know and that I love, who has been so generous, who has been such a philanthropist and giving back millions of dollars to education and to schools … and just the man I grew up knowing.”

Cosby was arraigned on a second-degree felony sexual assault charge on Wednesday, December 30, and was freed after he posted the $1 million bail. His lawyer told Us Weekly in a statement that the charge was “unjustified” and that Cosby’s team would “mount a vigorous defense.”

Hartwell, 37, was previously married to former Real Housewives of Atlanta castmember Lisa Wu. They divorced in 2012.

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