Bill Cosby Honorary Doctorate Pulled By Temple University, His Alma Mater
30 April, 2018, 11:50 | Author: Austin Daniel
The verdict in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era sealed the downfall of an entertainer who broke racial barriers in Hollywood on his way to TV superstardom as sweater-wearing, wisdom-dispensing Dr. Cliff Huxtable. He claimed the encounter was consensual. Former Montgomery County District Attorney Bruce Castor at the time decided not to file charges in the case. He faces a 10-year sentence for each of his three charges, for a total of 30 years, though the judge could rule that he'll serve those sentences concurrently, meaning a max of 10 years in prison.
Shortly after the guilty verdict was announced, several accusers immediately celebrated outside the courtroom. Constand remained stoic, then hugged her lawyer and members of the prosecution team.
And lawyer Gloria Allred (who represented many of Cosby's accusers) said outside the courtroom shortly after the verdict was delivered: "After all is said and done, women were finally believed". But minutes later, prosecutors asked the judge to revoke Cosby's bail because, they said, he had a private plane and might skip town.
Lise-Lotte Lublin was in her classroom at Walter Johnson Middle School in northwest Las Vegas when she got a call from her husband, telling her a jury in Pennsylvania found comedian Bill Cosby guilty of three counts of aggravated indecent assault.
But legal experts said the 80-year-old certainly will spend less time than that behind bars, and there's a very real possibility that he may not ever be incarcerated.
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Andrea Constand tweeted Friday morning a "very profound and heartfelt thank you" to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for its service and sacrifices.
His colleague on the defense team, Katheen Bliss, derided the other accusers as home-wreckers and suggested they made up their stories in a bid for money and fame.
But Cosby had long ago confirmed some of the rumours about drugs and extramarital sex.
In a deposition he gave over a decade ago as part of Constand's lawsuit, Cosby acknowledged he had obtained quaaludes to give to women he wanted to have sex with, "the same as a person would say, 'Have a drink.'" The sedative was a popular party drug before the USA banned it more than 30 years ago.
His lawyer known as Constand a "con artist" who levelled false accusations in opposition to Cosby so she might sue him.
Lublin was a model in Las Vegas in 1989 when he agency called her, asking if she wanted to meet Cosby.
That mystique won't have worked on everyone - there's a generation of millennials who've never watched and therefore won't consider The Cosby Show a relevant factor, and yet it seemed enough to muddy the waters in enough people's minds. He also found success with his "Fat Albert" animated TV show and appeared in commercials for Jello-O pudding.
He had been "foolish" and "ridiculous" in being attracted to a younger woman but he was no criminal. "He wasn't charged with being a serial assaulter", he said. Constand has done so.
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Its release in 2015 set Cosby's downfall in motion, prompting authorities to reopen the criminal investigation and bring charges. Defense attorney Kathleen Bliss chastised Constand for "cavorting around with a married man old enough to be her grandfather".
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