Actor Geoffrey Owens was photographed working at Trader Joe's, and two media outlets "shamed" him. Owens is probably best known for playing Elvin Tibideaux on "The Cosby Show." Thousands on social media came to his defense with words of support and encouragement. Owens told "Good Morning America" he has had to quit the job because of all the attention. However, he added, “No one should feel sorry for me.”

Tyler Perry invites “Cosby” star Geoffrey Owens to Atlanta to film

It looks like”Cosby Show” alum Geoffrey Owens may have a few doors open to him in the entertainment business.

The actor was recently  spotted bagging groceries  at a Trader Joe’s in New Jersey.

The couple who spotted him posted the photo on the internet and it was picked up by Fox News and the Daily Mail.

Related: Geoffrey Owens: Don’t feel sorry for me

Since then he has gotten support from fellows actors and others in the entertainment industry . 

The sad case of “job shaming,” even caught the attention of Atlanta entertainment executive and actor Tyler Perry, who reached out to Owens on Twitter.

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