Bill Cosby: I'm Mentally Preparing Myself For Prison



According to TMZ, Cosby's age, blindness, and fame are all factors in considering what kind of assistance he'll require to function while in prison.

Harrison Snyder, a juror in the Bill Cosby retrial, said the comedian's own deposition sealed his fate. "Mr. Cosby admitted to giving these quaaludes to women, young women, in order to have sex with them".

Snyder, the youngest member on the panel, was the first person selected during the jury selection process earlier this month.

If sentenced, the Department of Corrections must also take into account that aside from being an inmate, Cosby is also a celebrity and additional security measures may need to be taken to ensure his safety.

They delivered a guilty verdict on Thursday. "I don't watch the news ever".

"I knew he was an actor, I knew he did The Cosby Show. I'm a little too young for that".

In the deposition from the 2005 civil lawsuit filed by Constand, Cosby described giving drugs, including the sedative Quaaludes, and alcohol to women before sex, hosting Constand at his home and a slew of other acts.

He cited the testimony of prosecutors' first witness - Dr Barbara Ziv, an expert in sexual assault victim behaviour - as key to explaining away numerous attacks the defense lobbed at Constand for inconsistencies in the story she told police.

Snyder said that he did not think it was an open and shut case when he began, and that he barely knew anything about Cosby when the trial started.

The Post said it also interviewed Cosby past year during his first trial, which ended in a mistrial because of a hung jury.

The most damning evidence in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial was not the victim's testimony or statements by five other women who said he had also assaulted them, a juror said on Monday. At the time, the jurors deliberated for more than 52 hours but told the judge they were "hopelessly deadlocked". "He said it himself that he used drugs on other women..."

The Associated Press does not typically identify people who say they are victims of sexual assault unless they grant permission, as Constand has done.

"If you were there, you would say the same thing". After Cosby's first trial, the judge released the list.

The uncertainty over the allegations that Bill Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted women during his career finally came to a close last week as the entertainer was found guilty on three counts of aggravated indecent assault, and could be facing up to 30 years in prison as a result. He now awaits sentencing within the next three months for his conviction.

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