Still, she trusted him, so when he called in January 2004, offering to discuss her life and career and telling her that they would be alone and to “dress in comfortable clothing,” she accepted. She told him that she was considering changing jobs, leaving her demanding position at Temple, and that making the decision had drained her. He urged her to taste the wine, but she protested that she hadn’t eaten all day. “I couldn’t keep my eyes open.”Cosby said he was going to lay her down on the couch. I also remember him taking my right hand and placing my hand on his penis . In Cosby’s view, it was an evening of consensual sex. She then took her hand and put it on top of my hand to push it in further. A hulking sphinx of a man, dressed like a lawyer, Cosby gave no indication of the strain of dealing with this unkillable case, which is costing him millions in legal fees and which could send him to prison for up to 10 years.
After pouring her a glass of wine, she said, Cosby went upstairs and returned with what he called “three friends,” three blue pills which, he said, “will make you feel good. “I’m going to let you relax,” he said, leading her to the couch. “I was aware that his hands were on my breasts,” she said. “I don’t hear her say anything,” he would later say of the encounter. This once iconic father figure was now seen as “the man who [is] accused of drugging and sexually assaulting more women than anyone else in the history of our nation,” according to victims’-rights attorney Gloria Allred.
This was enough for the district attorney to revive criminal charges.
Presumably, Cosby considers lack of intercourse as a means to diminish his culpability and lessen the gravity of his sexual offenses.” (When investigators asked if he had ever had sexual intercourse with Andrea, he responded, “Never asleep or awake.”)According to Gianna, Cosby apologized twice during the phone call and offered to cover any expenses associated with therapy, even though Andrea’s mother would subsequently insist they never asked for money, only an apology. [but in the ensuing year she] ruined her own credibility and would not be believed by a jury.The blue things will take the edge off.”Constand asked if they were herbal.“Yes,” said Cosby, according to her account. “His hands were in my pants and his fingers in my vagina . “And so I continue and I go into the area that is somewhere between permission and rejection. As Cosby was escorted into court, it was difficult to imagine the 78-year-old as a sexual predator.I am not stopped.”“I go inside of her pants,” he said. But the stories of almost 60 women claiming to be Cosby victims have captivated the media and spawned Web sites such as and a Facebook page called “We Support the Survivors of Bill Cosby.” Seven women had sued Cosby for defamation.When her mother, Gianna, asked her what was wrong, Andrea wouldn’t answer. She doesn’t walk out with an attitude of a huff, because I think that I’m a pretty decent reader of people and their emotions in these romantic sexual things, whatever you want to call them.”To which Andrea Constand’s attorney would respond, “Despite his talent for interpreting female reactions to him, he did not realize plaintiff was gay until the police told him.”“Hey, Bill!Then, on January 12, 2005, after experiencing a “flashback,” she told her mother that Bill Cosby had sexually assaulted her. Not a lot of talk, but we talked.”“I walk her out,” he would say. ” someone shrieked as Bill Cosby entered the Montgomery County Courthouse, in Norristown, Pennsylvania, 20 miles outside of Philadelphia. After years of denials and delays, a judge would finally rule on whether a criminal case involving Andrea Constand would go forward.