Women weep during Bill Cosby sexual assault trial


The prosecution is arguing the "prior bad acts" witnesses demonstrate a pattern of behaviour in Cosby which is consistent with Constand's claims against him.

According to ABC News, the former supermodel and reality TV star took to the witness stand at Cosby's sexual assault retrial and admitted that a previous story involving The Cosby Show star was fabricated.

Dickinson may be now the fourth of five accusersNeill to inform their tales to the prosecution at the suburban Philadelphia courtroom.

Dickinson, now 63, said Cosby gave her a blue pill shortly before she began to feel lightheaded and had trouble speaking.

Dickinson said Cosby had clothes from the hotel boutique laid out in her room because the T-shirts, shorts and swimwear she had in Bali wouldn't cut it in snowy Tahoe.

"When we were finished Gardener left and Cosby said, 'We'll continue this conversation upstairs, ' so I followed him to his room". But she trusted Cosby and swallowed the pills, she said. I remember, here was America's dad on top of me, and a happily married man of five children, and I just remember thinking how wrong it was.

Cosby said he would foot the bill for her transportation, Dickinson testified, but first wanted to do it cheaply - drawing a laugh from the courtroom crowd. She said Cosby smelled of cigars and espresso.

Instead, Constand said, the pills made her black out. "My vagina was being penetrated very forcefully, and I felt my breasts were being touched, and he placed my hand on his penis and masturbated". Sorry, what the heck, what the heck? Questioning Dickinson about the discrepancy between her testimony and her account of meeting Cosby in her 2002 memoir, "No Lifeguard on Duty", Mesereau suggested that Dickinson lied to get a paycheck. She said Cosby told her, "Put them down".

As noted by Page Six, Cosby faces three counts of aggravated indecent assault for allegedly raping Temple University employee Andrea Constand in 2004.

When Cosby found out, he invited her to another dinner to discuss her decision to abandon sports broadcasting, which he wanted her to pursue.

The Associated Press does not typically identify people who say they are victims of sexual assault unless they grant permission, which Constand and the other women have done. "And they told me, 'He could ruin your career.' And I knew that".

Throughout cross examination, Cosby lawyer Tom Mesereau recommended that Baker-Kinney was motivated to distort the info of a enjoyable night when she heard a couple of doable $100 million windfall from Cosby.

The woman at the centre of a sexual assault case against Bill Cosby has testified he gave her three blue pills at his home near Philadelphia in 2004 that rendered her incapable of fending off an attack by the man once known as "America's Dad". All but Constand's case were too old to be prosecuted, and Cosby's first trial ended in a mistrial last June due to a deadlocked jury. I said, 'What did you give me? The book's ghostwriter, she said, took "poetic license". "And I just wanted to go home".

For more on Janice Dickinson's testimony against Billy Cosby, see the video below.

"He raped me in Tahoe", Dickinson added. Prosecutors rebutted that by calling Baker-Kinney's greatest pal to the stand. Mary Chokran testified that once they talked concerning the alleged assault per week after it occurred, Baker-Kinney was "very distraught" and "upset in herself".

She spoke of being light-headed and slurring her speech while Cosby spoke on the phone. "They said it would never get past Cosby's legal team". But he didn't respond, she said.

Chelan Lasha, sobbing uncontrollably as she testified Wednesday, informed jurors that she acquired to know Cosby via a household connection as a 17-year-old aspiring mannequin and actress in 1986.

In the years after the settlement, she moved to North Carolina and started her own business before moving back to Toronto, where she lives now and works as a massage therapist.