At a news conference Saturday, attorney Gloria Allred said that she questioned Bill Cosby under oath for several hours. The besieged entertainer’s deposition took place the previous day at an undisclosed location in Boston. Allred plans to pursue a second round of questioning, according to the New York Times.
The high-profile attorney represents Judy Huth, who alleges that the comedian forced her to perform a sex act on him in 1974, when she was 15 years old.
Under a judge’s order, Cosby’s deposition remains sealed until a Dec. 22 hearing. Consequently, both sides were ordered not to speak about Cosby’s statements until that date. His lawyers will get their chance to depose Huth on Oct. 15 at an undisclosed location.
On Oct. 7, a judge in Los Angeles refused Cosby’s attempt to throw out Huth’s lawsuit. His attorney argued that her previous lawyer violated rules on handling older sex-abuse cases, according to CBS News.
The actor, once dubbed America’s Dad, received another major legal blow two days later. A federal judge in Massachusetts rejected his efforts to dismiss a different lawsuit by three other women who accuse him of sexual assault and defamation.
Cosby has long denied all wrongdoing.
Read more at the New York Times.