Bill Cosby is scheduled to be sentenced in September after being convicted of drugging and molesting former Temple University women’s basketball administrator Andrea Constand.
This weekend, while driving with my windows down in 86-degree, sunny springtime weather, my car’s playlist (mostly comedy, hip-hop and old-school R&B) shuffled randomly to a 26-minute story from a 1968 comedy album. As a lover of storytelling, I couldn’t bring myself to hit the skip button as the winding, 26-minute…
Bill Cosby was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 1992 in a ceremony at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., but a week after he was found guilty of sexual assault by a jury in Norristown, Pa., his name and likeness have been removed from the Hall of Fame.
In a new interview with the Associated Press, attorney Kristen Feden opened up about the challenges and frustrations she encountered prosecuting one of the world’s most famous men, cultural icon Bill Cosby. Among them was Cosby’s arrogance, which Feden says was on full display during his trial.
Editor’s note: In the wake of the Cosby verdict, former Ebony Editor-in-Chief Kierna Mayo reflects on her “shattered glass” Cosby Show cover and how it highlighted a great divide.
Bill Cosby has finally been found guilty on three counts of aggravated indecent assault for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand inside his Philadelphia home in 2004.
Temple University announced Friday that in light of Bill Cosby’s conviction on sexual assault charges, the institution would be rescinding the honorary degree it bestowed upon him in 1991.
On Monday a topless protester hopped a barricade at Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial in Norristown, Pa. The protester, Nicolle Rochelle—who is a former actor on The Cosby Show—told reporters that she wanted to make Cosby uncomfortable because “that is exactly what he has been doing for decades to women.”
The topless protester who jumped over a barrier and rushed toward disgraced comedian Bill Cosby at the beginning of his sexual assault retrial on Monday in Norristown, Pa., has been identified as an activist as well as an actress who happened to appear on Cosby’s renowned sitcom The Cosby Show as a child.
As jury selection begins in the sexual assault retrial of 80-year-old comedian Bill Cosby, it’s clear that the zeitgeist is markedly different than it was when the embattled entertainer faced the same charge last summer (that trial ended with a hung jury).
Bill Cosby is hard at work putting together a “dream team” of attorneys to represent him in November at his retrial in Pennsylvania for sexual assault charges. The comedian has hired an attorney who previously represented Michael Jackson.
Bill Cosby’s legal troubles stemming from the multiple allegations of sexual assault against him are far from over. On the heels of the announcement last week that he would go on trial in California in June 2018, his Philadelphia trial will get a do-over in November.
An alternate juror on Bill Cosby’s drugging and sexual assault trial is giving a bit of insight into the drama that was going on behind closed doors.
Bill Cosby’s attorney is seemingly not bothered that prosecutors reportedly plan to retry his client, whose sexual assault case ended in a mistrial. Defense attorney Brian McMonagle has expressed confidence that if the case ends up being retried, Cosby will end up being acquitted.
As the jury in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial enters its fifth day of deliberations, the jurors—who before signaled that they were deadlocked and could not come to agreement on any of the counts—have asked the judge for the definition of reasonable doubt.
As the Bill Cosby trial comes to a close, Keshia Knight Pulliam is speaking out about her much-talked-about court appearance at her former TV dad’s side.
Bill Cosby’s representative Andrew Wyatt released a statement from a Temple University official that alleges Cosby’s accuser, Andrea Constand, came forward with sexual assault and drugging allegations so that she could sue, make money and start a business.
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Bill Cosby did not take the stand Monday, and his defense closed their case after only six minutes, with testimony from one person, Detective Richard Schaffer. Schaffer said that Cosby’s accuser in the case, Andrea Constand, visited Cosby after the alleged sexual assault, according to CNN.
Keshia Knight Pulliam and comedian Joe Torry were just a few of Bill Cosby’s supporters who joined him last week during his first week in a Pennsylvania courthouse for his sexual assault trial. There were no family members to be seen, but on Monday, Cosby’s wife, Camille, made her first appearance at the Montgomery…