Tag: Bill Cosby

In this Aug. 22, 2017 file photo Bill Cosby departs Montgomery County Courthouse after a hearing in his sexual assault case in Norristown, Pa. Details of alleged sexual assaults by Cosby and other famous figures are now widely known in part because several accusers did something they promised in writing …

Hollywood Reacts to Cosby Guilty Verdict: ‘About Damn Time’

Some of Hollywood’s biggest stars took to social media on Thursday to express joy after legendary comedian turned disgraced TV icon Bill Cosby was found guilty on three counts of aggravated indecent assault by a Pennsylvania jury at his sexual assault retrial.

In this Aug. 22, 2017 file photo Bill Cosby departs Montgomery County Courthouse after a hearing in his sexual assault case in Norristown, Pa. Details of alleged sexual assaults by Cosby and other famous figures are now widely known in part because several accusers did something they promised in writing …

Bill Cosby Guilty of Drugging, Sexually Assaulting Woman

Bill Cosby was convicted Thursday of drugging and molesting a woman in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era, completing the spectacular late-life downfall of a comedian who broke racial barriers in Hollywood on his way to TV superstardom as America’s Dad.

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Constand to Confront Cosby After Parade of Women Take Aim

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby’s chief accuser is set to take the witness stand on Friday at his sexual assault retrial, making for a climactic courtroom showdown after five other women told jurors that the man once revered as “America’s Dad” is a serial rapist who harmed them too.

A protester is detained as Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Monday, April 9, 2018, in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Corey Perrine)

Bill Cosby Attacked by Topless ‘Women’s Lives Matter’ Protester

A topless protester with “Women’s Lives Matter” written on her body jumped a barricade and got within a few feet of Bill Cosby on Monday as the comedian walked into a suburban Philadelphia courthouse for the start of his sexual assault retrial.

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Bill Cosby Sex Assault Retrial Set to Begin in Pennsylvania Court

The Iconic TV star’s retrial is taking place in a radically changed and potentially more hostile environment. The #MeToo movement caught fire four months after the first trial, raising awareness of sexual misconduct as it toppled Harvey Weinstein, Sen. Al Franken, Matt Lauer and other powerful men.

Bill Cosby arrives for a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Monday, March 5, 2018, in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Bill Cosby Back in Court to Stop Accuser Testimony

A day after Hollywood’s first Oscars of the #MeToo era, Bill Cosby went to court Monday in a bid to get his sexual assault case thrown out — or at least stop some of his dozens of accusers from testifying at his retrial.

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Cosby Prosecutor Undeterred by Mistrial, Vows to Try Again

Bill Cosby, the comedian once known as “America’s Dad” for his TV role as paternal Dr. Cliff Huxtable, is declaring victory this Father’s Day after a jury deliberated 52 hours without reaching consensus on charges he drugged and molested a woman in 2004.

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Bill Cosby Spokesman to Gloria Allred: ‘Go Back to Law School’

Saturday after Montgomery County, PA Judge Steven O’Neill declared a mistrial in the Bill Cosby criminal rape case, Cosby’s spokesman Andrew Wyatt took aim at Gloria Allred, the lawyer for 33 of Cosby’s accusers. Speaking to reporters outside of the Montgomery County

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Jury Deadlocks in Bill Cosby Trial; Mistrial Declared

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby’s trial on sexual assault charges ended in a mistrial Saturday after jurors failed to reach a unanimous decision in a case that helped destroy the 79-year-old comedian’s image as “America’s Dad.”

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Cosby Defense Rests Without Calling Comedian to Testify

Bill Cosby’s lawyers put on a case consisting of just one witness and six minutes of testimony Monday, wrapping up the defense side in the sexual assault trial without the comedian himself taking the stand.

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Jury Selection Begins in Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial

Thirteen years after a Temple University basketball team manager went to famous alumnus Bill Cosby’s nearby home for career advice, her complaint that Cosby drugged and molested her that night will soon be a task for a Pennsylvania jury.

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FLYNN: ‘Inclusive’ ND Students Walking Out on Pence Commencement Address Miss Own Irony

No Notre Dame students walked out before walking on graduation day when Bill Cosby delivered the commencement address 27 years ago. Vice President Mike Pence, who does not socialize with women at venues serving alcohol let alone replace olives with roofies in the drinks of the gentler sex, received no such warm welcome in South Bend this weekend.

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WikiLeaks: Clinton Campaign Urged to Prepare for Clinton-Cosby Comparison

Democratic political advisor Ron Klain urged senior members of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign to prepare to field questions concerning former president Bill Clinton’s conduct toward women, according to an internal campaign email released by WikiLeaks Thursday.