Phylicia Rashad insists she “never saw anything inappropriate” in all the years she worked on set with Bill Cosby, and continues to hold the controversial comedian in “high regard” in both her heart and mind.

The actress sat down with ABC’s Nightline on Wednesday, January 7, and continued her assertions that some third party with something to gain from preventing Cosby’s return to network television was behind the seemingly never-ending accusations against her former co-star.