“Pudding” has Bill Cosby back in the hot seat once more. More than a year after being released from the penitentiary in 2021, the Ghost Dad star is facing more legal hullabaloo for supposed sexual assault. This time five women have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault— including two actors from the Cosby Show.
Eden Tirl and Lili Bernard, both Cosby Show actresses, filed a lawsuit earlier in December along with three other women declaring they were “sexually assaulted or abused” by Bill Cosby. Cindra Ladd, Tirl and Bernard, who spoke out before regarding the actor’s frisky misconduct, are now suing Cosby alongside accompanying plaintiffs Jennifer Thompson and Jewel Gittens under the state of NY’s ‘one-year window for adults to file sexual abuse complaints.’
Andrew Wyatt, Bill Cosby‘s representative, said the following about the latest sexual assault suit: “These alleged accusers were once represented by [Attorney Gloria Allred] and were a part of parade of accusers back in 2014 through 2016. As we have always stated, and now America can see, this isn’t about justice for victims of alleged sexual assault, it’s ALL ABOUT MONEY. We believe that the courts, as well as the court of public opinion, will follow the rules of law and relieve Mr. Cosby of these alleged accusations. Mr. Cosby continues to vehemently deny all allegation waged against him and looks forward to defending himself in court.”
The lawsuit also claims TV companies Carsey-Werner Television, Kaufman Astoria Studios, and NBC are “liable and culpable” for Cosby‘s purported sexual assault. The Cosby Show was produced by Carsey-Werner and taped at Kaufman Astoria Studios; from 1984 to 1992 it aired on NBC. Kaufman Astoria Studios has yet to comment. Representatives from Carsey-Werner and NBC have yet to respond.
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