Andrea Constand Wiki: 5 Facts to Know about Bill Cosby's Accuser

After she was excused, prosecutors sought to call Johnson's mother to bolster her testimony. Put them down. They'll take the edge off.'.

"After several minutes of talking, I began to slur my words".

"We stand with Andrea Constand and are in awe of her courage", said Lisa Bloom, an attorney for Janice Dickinson, another of Cosby's accusers. I wasn't able to speak without getting a buildup of white stuff around my mouth.

When cross-examined, Mason said that Constand said she had not been alone with Cosby before this night nor did she have much contact with him after, which Cosby's team disputed. Why did she continue to answer his phone calls?

Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.

Cosby, who's been charged with three counts of aggravated indecent stemming from his alleged conduct with Constand, has been accused by dozens of women, many of whom claim that he drugged and sexually assaulted them, though this is the only criminal case that the comedian faces.

Comedian Bill Cosby walks to the courthouse for the first day of his sexual assault trial, escorted by Keshia Knight-Pulliam, who starred as Rudy on the seminal, sitcom "The Cosby Show".

Agrusa also suggested Constand was tailoring her story in order to support her civil lawsuit against Cosby. "Her self-esteem was really damaged". "Her circle of friends became small".

Pullliam, 38, also said, "It's easy to be supportive when things are great, when things are good".

Like so many other Cosby accusers whose prayers went unanswered.

Kelly Johnson told jurors Monday that she told her mother after Cosby abused her in 1996 when she worked for his agent. Cosby and Frazier were on screen together in the 1978 comedy "California Suite".

When Cosby's lead attorney Brian McMonagle, presented jurors with his opening statement, he noted that he once was a prosecutor and that he was glad to represent Cosby, because he's seen both sides and the "Let's Do It Again" actor was innocent. She woke to him fondly her breasts and penetrating her with his fingers, she testified.

Sewell waved aside the claim.

"My legs were not strong and I began to panic a little bit", she said. "But ultimately, that's just how I've lived my life - in terms of being very genuine and authentic to who I am", the actress told reporters, according to E! And just the man I grew up knowing. Cosby's lawyers have argued that the sexual encounter with Constand was consensual and have cited phone records showing she called the TV star 53 times afterward.

She testified she felt frozen and wasn't able to fight in any way - but she wanted it to stop. She says she made it clear she didn't welcome the behavior.

Throughout the cross-examination, Cosby seemed distracted and as if he didn't have a care in the world. The defense scored a bigger victory, though, when Miller testified that the Bel-Air incident, as Johnson explained it to him during the deposition, occurred in 1990. Cosby is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting C. Prior to the start of proceedings, she approached the defense table, where Cosby rose and warmly greeted her.

"Ma'am I was mistaken, it was 2002", Constand said. Cosby is charged with sexually assaulting Constand after giving her three unmarked blue pills, which he allegedly told her were herbal.

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