Bill Cosby arrives with actress Keshia Knight Pulliam at the Montgomery County Courthouse. Her testimony was presented by the prosecution in an attempt to establish an alleged pattern or history of behavior. A comedian who made us smile at times when it was time to smile?
"Why Camille is not here is something only Camille can comment on and she has chosen not to do so", Allred said. She also passed out. After a year and a half of cordial friendship, they met at Cosby's home in suburban Philadelphia.
The transcript of Cosby's unsealed 2005 deposition shows him admitting to giving quaaludes to women "the same as a person would say, have a drink", and bragging that he used his position of power to offer women career advice and mentorship in return for sex.
There was a key difference, however, between one detail of Mason's testimony and the story Constand is expected to tell later in the trial.
She said that she is praying for everyone involved.
Cross-examination of Mason was brief.
Bill Cosby's accuser took the stand Tuesday afternoon and told jurors that Cosby sexually assaulted her in his Cheltenham home in 2004. She woke to him fondly her breasts and penetrating her with his fingers, she testified.
She says she was so out of it she couldn't fight him. Later, her vision began to blur and she was seeing double, she said.
"I am coming forward to show my six-year-old daughter to stand in truth, and to say that I have survived Bill Cosby's drugging and raping me". Johnson testified on Monday that the alleged assault happened in 1996. Her deposition from that lawsuit remains sealed. She said that when she awoke, Cosby was naked and forced her to sexually gratify him with her hand.
Kelly Johnson, of Atlanta, worked for one of Cosby's agents at the William Morris Agency. She had gotten semi-unconscious because of whatever she had taken, and she said that he had exposed himself to her and taken some of her clothing off. "I wanted it to stop". "I remember him being behind me, making those grunting sounds", she testified.
The woman said that, after the assault, Cosby called her boss and demanded she be fired. She described an encounter she said took place in 1996 at the Hotel Bel-Air when she was in her mid-30s.
Miller was the second witness called to help bolster Johnson's testimony Monday.
Cosby has not been charged with any crimes stemming from Johnson's accusations.
The comedian's defence, led by lawyer Brian McMonagle, objected to Kacey's testimony at the trial as they believe it was not relevant to Constand's case or the "romantic" relationship that, according to them, Cosby and Constand had. But both Johnson and Sewell firmly rejected the suggestion, saying that Johnson - not her attorney - wrote the detailed news releases about her Cosby allegations.
Addressing the jury - which is made up of seven men and five women - McMonagle said, "Try to be the juror that you would want if it was your grandfather or your father or your son or you sitting over there". When Constand asked if they were herbal supplements, she said, Cosby nodded and gave her a glass of water with which to swallow them.
"She called me at work", the mother testified. "It nearly appeared as if she folded in on herself". She went on to present the possibility that the actor's status as a public figure has the potential to skew public perception, arguing, "Our society celebrates [celebrities] to the point that they become gods".
Tell us what you think in the comment. However, his attorneys intervened before he could answer a question about whether he had slipped any women the drugs without their knowledge.