In a message relayed to the Associated Press, Bill Cosby's main spokesperson says the comedian hasn't received a single visitation from his family, since beginning his prison sentence in Collegeville, Pennsylvania - and by the looks it, it was Cosby himself who suggested the embargo for two reasons: A) he doesn't want to subject his family to the prison experience, and B) he believes that parole is a reasonable possibility.

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"He doesn't want to have them in that environment," Andrew Wyatt, the spokesperson who visits Cosby on the regular, told AP. "Why put them in that position, to make it turn into some form of a circus?"

Just yesterday, it was reported that Bill Cosby, who stands convicted of sexual assault in September, will be moving to the prison's general population after serving the first 4 months of his bid in a special housing unit. The new prison layout places the disgraced comedian in a single-cell unit at a newly built prison in neighbouring Montgomery County.

In an ironic twist, the new facility is but a half-hour drive from the Cosby family estate. Although Cosby's wife Camille has been cast adrift for much of her husband's prison bid, she did file a formal complaint against the judge presiding over his sexual assault case. As Andrew Wyatt would have it, Camille continues to work on an exit-strategy from behind the scenes.