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Bill Cosby Convicted: How Hollywood Protected a Star... And Sexual Predator 2

Bill Cosby Convicted: How Hollywood Protected a Star… And Sexual Predator

Bill Cosby was everyone’s TV dad in the 1980s on the groundbreaking sit-com “The Cosby Show,” but by then he was already deeply engaged in behavior that would lead to his conviction on three counts of aggravated indecent assault earlier this week. Accused of drugging and sexually assaulting dozens of women over the course of his six-decade career, Cosby clearly acted on what must have been a strong sense of entitlement and a belief that he would never be called into account for his actions. He almost got away with it....
How Matt Lauer Blew a $25 Million a Year Job as Today Show Host (video) 6

How Matt Lauer Blew a $25 Million a Year Job as Today Show Host (video)

Matt Lauer’s firing as “Today” Show host was shocking given the allegations of sexual misconduct against him, but another unasked question is how someone could so callously blow off a $25 million a year job by such reckless behavior. There was something in Lauer’s head that led him to believe his conduct would be tolerated not only by his subjugated co-workers but by the corporation that employed him....
Deadlocked Bill Cosby Jury Ordered to Deliberate for Fifth Day (video) 10

Deadlocked Bill Cosby Jury Ordered to Deliberate for Fifth Day (video)

ill Cosby’s fate still hangs in the balance despite four days of jury deliberation in his trial for allegedly sex assaulting Andrea Constand in 2005, when she worked at his alma mater Temple University in Philadelphia. The case essentially pits Cosby’s celebrity against Constand’s credibility, highlighting the problems women face when they confront their perpetrators....
Bill Cosby Sex Assault Case Setback: Ruling Lets Second Accuser Testify 12

Bill Cosby Sex Assault Case Setback: Ruling Lets Second Accuser Testify

Bill Cosby will have to face not one but two accusers in his upcoming criminal trial for allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting former Temple University employee Andrea Constand. Out of some 60 accusers, Constand’s is the only case to result in criminal charges. Judge Steven T. O’Neill, who is presiding over the case in Montgomery County, Pa., a suburb of Philadelphia, issued the ruling Friday allowing the testimony. ...
Bill Cosby Wants Judge To Throw Out Pennsylvania Sex Assault Case 14

Bill Cosby Wants Judge To Throw Out Pennsylvania Sex Assault Case

Bill Cosby returned to court in Pennsylvania today (July 7) in a bid to quash a criminal trial stemming from his alleged 2004 sexual assault of Andrea Constand. At the time, she worked at Cosby’s alma mater Temple University in Philadelphia. Cosby, now 78, and his lawyer, Christopher Tayback, appeared before Montgomery County (Pa) Judge Steven O’Neill to seek dismissal of the charges, according to media reports....
Bill Cosby Legal Intimidation Continues With Latest Lawsuit Against Accuser 18

Bill Cosby Legal Intimidation Continues With Latest Lawsuit Against Accuser

Bill Cosby has continued his campaign of legal intimidation with another lawsuit filed against one of his most credible accusers. Former Temple University employee Andrea Constand accused Cosby of drugging and raping her in 2004. She sued him in a case that was settled out of court. Cosby’s latest lawsuit, filed in US District Court in Pennsylvania, accuses Constand, mother Gianna and The National Enquirer of breach of contract, according to court papers. ...
Kanye West Proves He's an Ass, Again: Pronounces Bill Cosby Innocent! 20

Kanye West Proves He’s an Ass, Again: Pronounces Bill Cosby Innocent!

Just when it seemed Kanye West had finally proved he really is a smart, level-headed guy, he goes and makes an ass of himself, again. The rapper Tweeted yesterday that in his esteemed estimation Bill Cosby is innocent of sex assault allegations made by more than 50 women. Wonder what wifey Kim Kardashian thinks of that? Maybe it will be an episode on “Keeping Up With the Kardashians.”...
Bill Cosby Legal Battle With Chloe Goins Not Over Yet, Model Declares 24

Bill Cosby Legal Battle With Chloe Goins Not Over Yet, Model Declares

Bill Cosby’s may have won a legal battle against alleged assault victim Chloe Goins, but the war is far from over. The 24-year-old model said today (Jan. 7) she intends to pursue the tarnished comedian in a civil suit where the legal hurdles are lower. Goins claims she was assaulted by Cosby six years ago at the Playboy Mansion when she was 18 years old. She only went public with her story last January. ...
Bill Cosby Legal Strategy Amounts to a New Rape of His Accusers 28

Bill Cosby Legal Strategy Amounts to a New Rape of His Accusers

Bill Cosby’s continues to sue his accusers for defamation to fight rape and abuse claims. He has the perfect right to do so, but the legal strategy relies on the same factor that allowed him to allegedly assault his victims– the power of his fame and money. Cosby filed his latest defamation suit against Beverly Johnson, one of dozens of women who have accused the comedian of drugging and sexually assaulting them. ...
Bill Cosby Files Defamation Suit Amid Intense Sex Assault Legal Wrangling 30

Bill Cosby Files Defamation Suit Amid Intense Sex Assault Legal Wrangling

Bill Cosby apparently thinks the best defense against a slew of sexual assault allegation is to go on the offense. He filed a defamation lawsuit today (Dec. 14) claiming seven accusers made “malicious, opportunistic and false and defamatory accusations of sexual misconduct against him.” Nearly 50 women have all told similar tales of being drugged and sexually assaulted. But Cosby singled out seven women in his lawsuit: Tamara Green, Therese Serignese, Linda Traitz, Louisa Moritz, Barbara Bowman, Joan Tarshis and Angela Leslie....
Bill Cosby Faces New Lawsuit; Alleged Victims Finding Ways to Go to Court 32

Bill Cosby Faces New Lawsuit; Alleged Victims Finding Ways to Go to Court

Bill Cosby was sued by another alleged victim yesterday, after a trial court opened the door to defamation claims against the comedian. He’s called accusers “liars” after they told harrowing tales of drugging, rapes and sexual assaults. The latest plaintiff, Kristina Ruehli told of her encounter with Cosby last year. The case is similar to a lawsuit filed by former supermodel Janice Dickenson, in Los Angeles Superior Court. ...
Is Bill Cosby the Worst Serial Rapist? Compare Him to This Dirty Dozen 34

Is Bill Cosby the Worst Serial Rapist? Compare Him to This Dirty Dozen

Bill Cosby has been branded the “worst” serial rapist in history by a number of media outlets, but is the term being bandied about too loosely? And is it fair to rank serial rapists solely by the number of victims? Here’s how he rates compared with the dirty dozen of contemporary serial rapists. By sheer numbers alone, Cosby may be the worst alleged serial rapist, but he’s not the most prolific or the dirtiest. Here are other contemporary serial rapists who equal or exceed Cosby in the nature of their crimes. For comparison purposes, rapist who murdered their victims were excluded....
Bill Cosby Exhibits the Deepest Case of Denial in History (watch!) 38

Bill Cosby Exhibits the Deepest Case of Denial in History (watch!)

Bill Cosby skated over accusations he sexually assaulted more than 40 women over his decades-long career today (May 15) in his first interview since allegations overwhelmed previous denials through his lawyers. He said his message not his personal life was the most important.Cosby, 77, was hit by an avalanche of accusations as women, one-by-one, came forward to tell their harrowing experiences. The alleged assaults all fit a pattern. Cosby would gain his alleged victim’s confidence and slip her a drug in a drink....
Bill Cosby Hit With New Charges as Two More Women Go Public 40

Bill Cosby Hit With New Charges as Two More Women Go Public

Bill Cosby may go down in history, not as a beloved comedian, but as the most prolific serial rapist of all time after two more women came forward and accused him of sexual assaults that occurred during his long career in television, movies and on stage. The victims, actress Lili Bernard and screen writer Sammie Mays, went public today (May 1), bringing the total number of alleged victims to more than 40, according to reports....
Has Bill Cosby Gone Off the Deep End? Releases Bizarre Video Message (see!) 42

Has Bill Cosby Gone Off the Deep End? Releases Bizarre Video Message (see!)

Bill Cosby, the once beloved comedian who is now at the center of a huge sex scandal, released a 10-second video today (Mar. 9) that suggests he may be going off the deep end after weeks of unrelenting revelations about drugging and assaulting women. More than 30 women have come forward so far and related eerily similar tales of being drugged and sexually molested by the comedian. His most recent accuser, identified only as Patricia, stepped forward only six days ago....
Bill Cosby Draws Fire from a New Source: Richard Pryor's Widow (audio) 44

Bill Cosby Draws Fire from a New Source: Richard Pryor’s Widow (audio)

Bill Cosby is facing sharp new criticism from an unexpected source, the widow of comedian Richard Pryor, who called the once-revered comedian a “piece of sh*t” who “had sex with everything that moved.” But wait there’s a back story. Pryor widow Jennifer Lee Pryor isn’t one of more than two dozen alleged victims who have come forward. But she has an ax to grind. During his lifetime, Cosby and Richard Pryor were bitter rivals. ...
Jay Leno: Bill Cosby Accusers Treated Worse Than Saudi Arabian Women 48

Jay Leno: Bill Cosby Accusers Treated Worse Than Saudi Arabian Women

Jay Leno pulled no punches when asked about fellow comedian Bill Cosby at the National Association of Television Program Executives convention in Miami. He said the female accusers are being treated worse than women in Saudi Arabia. Leno made a salient point, although in the process he may have offended the Saudi government, which is a staunch ally of the United States....
Dick Cavett Says Bill Cosby Fans Like People Who Cheer Murderers, Nazis  50

Dick Cavett Says Bill Cosby Fans Like People Who Cheer Murderers, Nazis

Dick Cavett, a long-time pal of Bill Cosby going back to their days as standup comics in New York City, said in a new interview today that Cosby’s fans are like people who applaud murderers and ex-Nazis when they speak. Cavett, 78, a seminal figure in the nation’s discourse for more than five decades, also said Cosby clearly suffers from a case of “extreme mental pathology.” “Why that wasn’t noted and treated, instead of apparently protected and coddled, I don’t know,” he told SiriusXM host Pete Dominick....
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