Actor Lili Bernard Has Filed A Lawsuit Against Bill Cosby For Allegedly Drugging And Raping Her In 1990
“Although it occurred long ago, I still live with the fear, pain and shame every day of my life,” Bernard said.
People are calling out Hollywood's anti-vaxxers, racists, abusers, jerks, and more.
These celebs had it all, and they blew it.
"Fresh Prince" Star Janet Hubert Reacted To Phylicia Rashad's Tweets About Bill Cosby And Said "Everyone Knew" About His Behavior
"Yes he is an old ass guilty man!"
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“I was low-key having a bad day, and now here are my TikTok mom and dad. They just like, popped into the room. And they brought me cupcakes! It’s so nice.”
The university, which recently appointed Rashad as a dean, said her tweet "lacked sensitivity" but that "personal positions of University leadership do not reflect Howard University's policies."
"I fully support survivors of sexual assault coming forward."
The decision to toss out the conviction goes back to a 2005 press release in which the district attorney pledged not to file charges.
“It’s hard to say which is better — major characters who are queer-coded or these tiny moments where they mention that someone is gay. It’s like choosing between crumbs and scraps —at a certain point what you want is a whole meal.”
The Overturning Of Bill Cosby's Conviction Is Being Met With An Outpouring Of Shock And Disappointment
"I never wanna hear 'Well did you report it?' again."
Not A Single Soul Asked For Phylicia Rashad's Pro–Bill Cosby Tweet, And Black Twitter Is Not Having It
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Phylicia Rashad Tweeted About Bill Cosby's Prison Release, And It Really Should Have Stayed In The Drafts
"A miscarriage of justice is corrected," she tweeted.
The justices determined the actor should not have been charged based on an earlier agreement with the top prosecutor.
Murphy returned to the show for the first time in 35 years and pointed out that a lot has changed.
Bill Cosby Is Settling A Lawsuit With Seven Women Who Said He Defamed Them By Denying Their Sexual Misconduct Allegations
The agreement, reached while Cosby was in prison, is confidential and must still be approved by a judge.
Throughout this past year of holding men in entertainment to task, the music industry has largely continued to overlook abuse allegations within its most popular genre, exhibiting a troubling lack of accountability.
Things are never going back to the way they were.
"They want their day in court. They have waited long enough."
Cosby was sentenced Tuesday to 3–10 years in prison for raping a woman in 2004.
"I'm not saying Mr. Cosby is Jesus, but we know what this country has done to black men for centuries."
The 81-year-old comedian was handcuffed and led outside the courtroom as multiple women who have accused him of sexual assault looked on.
Prosecutors Want Bill Cosby Labeled A Sexual Predator Before He Is Sentenced For Raping A Woman In 2004
Cosby faces the possibility of spending the rest of his life behind bars if he is given the maximum sentence of 30 years.
The comedian, who is currently awaiting sentencing for rape, also argued in court documents that it would interfere with his relationship with his family.
A judge is being asked to make a decision before the 81-year-old comedian is sentenced for raping a woman at his home in 2004.
"We will hold people accountable. We will teach consent. This is just getting started," Andrea Constand said.
The woman whose testimony led to Cosby's conviction in April opened up about the night of her assault.
Bill Cosby And Roman Polanski Have Been Expelled From The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences
Board members determined that the actions of Cosby and Polanski were not in accordance with the Academy's standards of conduct.
"Each of us is walking away with that sense of peace, knowing we performed our duty in the manner it deserved."
A las mujeres casi nunca les sorprende que los hombres hagan daño. Lo que sí es sorprendente es que se haga verdadera justicia con ellos.
Unless his conviction is overturned on appeal, America's Dad may die in prison.
It’s rarely shocking to women when men do harm. What’s shocking is when they’re actually brought to justice.
"I didn’t know whether to laugh, cry, jump up and down, dance, sing, yell, or get crazy," one accuser told BuzzFeed News.
The 80-year-old comedian now faces up to 30 years in prison if the judge hands down the maximum sentence.
Turks has the tough job of keeping the jury in good spirits as they spend more than two weeks sequestered from their families.
Bill Cosby, who is charged with drugging and raping a woman in 2004 at his home in Pennsylvania, was retried after a judge was forced to declare a mistrial in the case last year. BuzzFeed News reporter Claudia Rosenbaum reported from the scene.
The woman had the phrase "Women's Lives Matter" written in red ink across the front of her body.
The #MeToo-related cultural shifts that have occurred since Cosby's mistrial could significantly alter how the jury views the evidence this time around.
A Judge Says Five More Women Can Testify Against Bill Cosby At His Retrial For Sexual Assault Charges
The ruling on Thursday puts significant pressure on Cosby’s team, which is defending the comedian against allegations that he drugged and then sexually assaulted a woman at his Pennsylvania home.
The victims’ rights attorney, who is the subject of the new Netflix documentary Seeing Allred, also declined to address Anthony Rapp’s claim to BuzzFeed News that she advised him that it was too risky to come forward about Kevin Spacey.
"NBC has always shown great judgement with their long-term employees."
I love being a stand-up comic, but we have to address the toxic misogyny in our community that enabled the behavior of Bill Cosby and Louis C.K.
"I don't care, I'll drink the juice. I'll drink the juice. I'll take a nap. I don't give a damn."
The comedian, who has been accused by dozens of women of sexual assault, said on Twitter that he has no plans to conduct town hall meetings, days after his two spokespeople said he was.
The comedian is planning to "get back to work" to educate others on how a "brush on the shoulder" could lead to sex assault allegations, his representatives say.
"They were losing their minds," the juror told ABC in an exclusive interview.
Whatever is behind the decision to retry Bill Cosby for aggravated sexual assault, experts say the chief factor should be just what the jury was thinking.
A jury couldn’t decide if Bill Cosby is guilty of sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004. A mistrial has been declared.
America's Dad is for the first time confronting criminal allegations of drugging and sexual assault. Here's how we got here.
The 79-year-old comedian faces three counts of aggravated indecent assault for allegedly drugging and raping a woman in 2004.
Prosecutors had wanted 12 other women with similar sexual assault allegations to also testify to show a pattern of predatory behavior.
In a 2005 deposition, Cosby admitted to sexually assaulting Andrea Constand and obtaining sedatives to administer to women he pursued for sex.
District Attorney Kevin Steele asked a Pennsylvania judge to allow the other sex assault accusers to testify in the case of Andrea Constand in order to show a pattern of behavior.
The actor's trial over sexual assault charges was set Tuesday for June 5, 2017.
Legal experts told BuzzFeed News the issue of whether other accusers will be allowed to testify during Bill Cosby's sex assault trial will be key in determining the outcome.
When women began to come forward with rape allegations against Bill Cosby — sometimes decades after the alleged crimes took place — they sparked a national conversation about statutes of limitation and sexual assault.
Citing the need to focus on defending himself in criminal court, the comedian voluntarily dismissed his civil lawsuit against the woman who has accused him of drugging and sexually assaulting her.
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Cosby was in court Tuesday for a preliminary hearing to decide whether he should be tried on charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted Andrea Constand in 2004.
Chloe Goins filed a new lawsuit arguing that Hugh Hefner was complicit in her being allegedly sexually assaulted by Bill Cosby at the Playboy mansion when she was 18.
The comedian lost his bid to have the former supermodel's case against him dismissed, setting the stage for a trial.
Cosby's legal team has been focusing on his criminal sexual assault case in Pennsylvania.
The breach-of-contract lawsuit against Andrea Constand, her lawyer, her mother, and the National Enquirer's parent company was only partially unsealed Wednesday.
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The embattled comedian filed an appeal to overturn a judge's decision allowing the criminal sexual assault case against him to proceed.
A judge ruled that Camille Cosby must still participate in the deposition, but she will not have to answer questions protected by the marital disqualification rule.
A verbal agreement made between the comedian's attorney and a former prosecutor to not press charges in a sex assault case in Pennsylvania is no longer valid, a judge ruled Wednesday.
The actor must testify a second time for a lawsuit filed by a woman who alleges he sexually assaulted her at the Playboy Mansion in 1974 when she was just 15.
Chloe Goins, who filed the lawsuit in October, did not list a reason for dropping her case in court records filed Tuesday.
A former Montgomery County District Attorney, who refused to prosecute Cosby a decade ago, testified at a hearing where a judge will decide whether to drop the sexual assault case against the comedian.
The embattled comedian filed court papers Monday claiming prosecutors had promised not to file sex assault charges if he testified in a civil case.
The Los Angeles County district attorney on Wednesday declined to file sexual assault charges against Bill Cosby for alleged incidents in 2008 and in 1965.
A judge on Tuesday granted Camille Cosby a delay for her planned deposition until a higher court rules on whether she can be compelled to testify against her husband.
Andrea Constand, the alleged victim in the only criminal case against the legendary comedian, first accused him of sexual assault a decade ago.
A Pennsylvania district attorney charged the comedian with aggravated indecent assault Wednesday morning.
This is the first time criminal charges have been brought against the comedian, who has been accused of sexual assault by more than 40 women.
No matter who wins this poll, they all lose.
Beverly Johnson on Monday became the latest to face a defamation lawsuit over her allegations that Bill Cosby drugged her in the 1980s.
Bill Cosby on Monday filed a counter lawsuit calling the sexual assault allegations against him "malicious, opportunistic, and false."
The number of women suing Bill Cosby for defamation based on his push back to sex assault accusations is now 10.
A Massachusetts woman who came forward alleging Bill Cosby sexually assaulted her has filed a suit against the entertainer, claiming he called her a liar.
Cosby, as well as his former attorney, Martin Singer, were ordered deposed regarding their public statements on Dickinson's rape allegations. [Updated]
One of them, an actress, claims the comedian drugged and raped her during a private audition for his show in 1984.
"Instead of looking at a sexual predator, people can celebrate in jubilation that the great leader is now on the their Wall. Eat shit Cosby."
"You know you fucked up when they want you to give your trophies back.” Murphy also took the occasion to revive his Cosby impersonation.
A Pennsylvania woman claims Bill Cosby defamed her after she came forward with allegations that he repeatedly sexually assaulted her as a teen.
Bill Cosby was questioned under oath Friday for a case filed against him by Judy Huth, who has accused the comedian of molesting her when she was 15.
Chloe Goins alleges she was a teen when Bill Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted her at the Playboy Mansion.
Following over 40 allegations of sexual assault, Central State University in Ohio has removed the comedian's name from one of their buildings.
Bill Cosby's attorneys say they plan to seek to keep the comedian's deposition private when he answers questions regarding allegations he sexually assaulted a 15-year-old in 1974.
One of the women claims Cosby used one of her Gucci high heels as a champagne chalice before drugging and raping her in a Santa Monica hotel room.
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The Twitter account claiming to be behind the cybervandalism appears to be connected to another account that claimed to be behind attacks on state government websites earlier this year.
The cover features 35 women who have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault as well as one empty chair. People responded by using #TheEmptyChair to tell their stories.
Spelman College, a historically black women's school, has ended a position named for Cosby. The move comes amid growing allegations that he sexually assaulted dozens of women.
In a filing on Thursday, Cosby's attorney Patrick J. O'Connor said that Andrea Constand has violated their confidentiality agreement.
In a 10-year-old deposition, the actor detailed how he seduced several much-younger women, including offering drugs he said were not given surreptitiously.
President Obama was asked at Wednesday's press conference whether he would revoke Bill Cosby's Medal of Freedom. He said while there's no precedent for revoking the Medal of Freedom, "a civilized country should have no tolerance for rape."