America.- bill cosby He is facing a new lawsuit from 5 women, most of whom were involved in “The Cosby Show,” who allege he sexually assaulted them.
According to the lawsuit obtained by TMZ, the women claim the disgraced actor and comedian posed as their mentor while trying to break into show business in the ’80s and ’90s, but turned out to be a predator instead.
Plaintiffs Lily Bernard, Eden Tirrell, Jewel Gittens, Jennifer Thompson and Cindra Ladd say Cosby was able to take advantage of them because they were young and vulnerable.
Lilly guest-starred as Mrs. Minnifield on a 1992 episode of “The Cosby Show,” and in the lawsuit, she says Cosby drugged and assaulted her several times, including waking her up during a rape. was involved, so that he could try to suffocate her. Pillow.
According to the lawsuit, she threatened to go to the police, and Cosby threw her down a flight of stairs and passed out, warning her that he would tear her apart. He says he did not report the alleged crimes for fear of losing his life.
Eden Tirl, who had a small role as a cop on “Cosby,” alleges that one of the employees “escorted” her to Cosby’s dressing room, where he barred the door, grabbed her breasts. , kissed his neck and pressed his member against her back as he whispered, “It’s loving.”
In the lawsuit, Gittens says that Cosby drugged and assaulted her at her home while they were discussing a possible role for her on the show; Thompson claimed he forced her to masturbate and Ladd alleged he raped her after giving her a pill for a headache that caused her to faint.
As we mentioned, Cosby has been accused of rape by dozens of women over the years, allegations he denies. In 2018, sentenced to 10 years for indecent assault in a Pennsylvania prison, but released last year Because prosecutors violated an immunity agreement Cosby got from a previous district attorney.
Earlier this year, a California jury found responsible In a civil case of sexual assault of a teenage girl in 1975.
Cosby’s public relations representative, Andrew Wyatt , told TMZ that the accusers in the latest lawsuit are not new, and neither are their claims. Wyatt also said the women filed the “frivolous” lawsuit because they are unwilling to accept that Cosby is guilty in his Pennsylvania criminal case. He said the accusers were “all in it for the money,” not justice. As for Cosby, he denies the new allegations and says he will eventually be cleared of any wrongdoing.