GUILTY! Bill Cosby Could Spend The Rest Of His Life In Prison
This is a sharp fall from grace for legendary Bill Cosby who became “America’s Dad” renowned for his wholesomeness and wisdom after starring in the landmark The Cosby Show.
The pioneering actor amassed tens of millions of dollars over his career but at 80 years of age, all that may end up in prison.
A Montgomery County jury of seven men and five women has found him guilty on three counts of aggravated indecent assault for his January 2004 sexual assault of Andrea Constand.
Constand, a former Temple University employee, lost consciousness after Cosby gave her three blue pills and a sip of wine.
She reportedly came to with Cosby digitally penetrating and groping her and forcing her hand on his penis.
Judge Steven O’Neill didn’t announce a date for sentencing, but state law requires it within 100 days of a conviction. Cosby could face up to 30 years in prison — 10 years for each count.
Cosby originally had escaped guilt during a trial last year after the jury was deadlocked over five days of deliberations.
His attorneys also had pursued more than a dozen court hearings and numerous attempts to get the charges dropped since he was first charged on December 30, 2015.
But apparently, there was no escaping justice for the Cosby dad.
“We are very disappointed by the verdict,” Cosby’s lead defense attorney Tom Mesereau said outside the courtroom after the verdict was read. “We don’t think Mr. Cosby is guilty of anything, and the fight is not over.”
Asked by a reporter whether he plans to appeal, he said, “Yes, yes, very strongly.”
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