Two more women have spoken up publicly to say they were sexually assaulted by Bill Cosby.
Bill Cosby took the stage Thursday night in the Bahamas for a stand-up routine, his first performance since past sexual assault allegations against became the focus of new scrutiny this month.
Another actress has come forward accusing Bill Cosby of sexual assault. READ FULL STORY
The latest in a line of alleged victims to come forward, 57-year-old Therese Serignese is claiming that Bill Cosby sexually assaulted her.
According to People, Serignese says the assault began in 1976, when she was 19, and Cosby gave her a free ticket to his Vegas show. Serignese remembers going backstage to the green room after the show and being offered two Qaaludes from Cosby, who identified the pills and told her to take them. READ FULL STORY
The Associated Press has released a previously unaired portion of a Nov. 6 interview in which the interviewer asks Bill Cosby about the rape allegations made against him.
CNN’s Don Lemon made headlines Wednesday morning for some things he said to Joan Tarshis, an alleged Bill Cosby rape victim, during an interview Tuesday night. And now he’s apologizing.
At one point in the interview, Lemon asks Tarshis why she didn’t fight Cosby, who she claimed in a post on Hollywood Elsewhere forced her to perform oral sex. “There are ways not to perform oral sex if you don’t want to do it,” Lemon said. READ FULL STORY
Taryn Manning was reportedly arrested for failing to show up to court for criminal threats, although Manning herself is disputing the claim.
Bill Cosby has been facing accusations of rape for years, but they’ve been coming to a head recently after comedian Hannibal Buress called Cosby a rapist in a stand-up show. Since then, several women have come forward claiming Cosby raped them, including journalist and publicist Joan Tarshis.
On Nov. 16, Hollywood Elsewhere published Tarshis’ account of the rape. In the passage, Tarshis says she told Cosby she had an infection so he wouldn’t have sex with her, but “he just found another orifice to use.” “I was sickened by what was happening to me and shocked that this man I had idolized was now raping me,” she writes. “Of course I told no one.”
Inspired by the recent media storm surrounding Cosby, Tarshis is now telling people—including CNN’s Don Lemon. She spoke with Lemon Tuesday night, when he questioned why she didn’t go to police at the time. “I didn’t go to the police because I was 19 years old, I was scared, and I thought nobody would believe me,” she said. “I’m a 19-year-old girl, and he was Mr. America.”
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