In her trial, Bernard claims that she met the comedian on the set of “The Cosby Show” and that he was offered in July 1990 as a mentor for her acting career. It adds that Cosby asked her detailed questions about her life and told them he would see her as if she were his own daughter, and he warned against “the sexual pressure of Hollywood,” the costume says.
Cosby had told Bernard that he would play her in a lead role on his show “if she worked hard and followed his directions.” According to the lawsuit, Cosby “violently, and without permission, grabbed and pressed her breast during an exercise and voice projection.”
Bernard claims in the suit that around August 1990 Cosby cheated and raped her at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey after he led her to travel by telling them that he was having a reunion with a Producer would have organized career.
Andrew Wyatt, Cosby’s spokesman, said in a statement on Thursday: “This is just another attempt to abuse the legal process by opening the floodgates to people who have never seen an ounce of evidence, proof, truth and / or Presented facts, and to confirm their alleged accusation. “
“Mr. Cosby continues to hold fast to his innocence and will fight vigorously against any alleged charges against him and is willing and able to take this fight to the highest court in this United States,” Wyatt said.
Wyatt added that in July 2015, “the New Jersey prosecutor closed the investigation against Mr. Cosby and decided not to proceed with the Lili Bernard claims,” adding that the allegations were “far beyond the statute of limitations.”
Documents back in 2005 from a civil lawsuit presented by Constand Show Cosby admitted that he was given prescription quaaludes to give to women he wanted to have sex with. However, he did not admit that he really drank from his accusations. Cosby’s publicist at the time the documents were made public declined to comment. Constand and Cosby, who did not admit to wrongdoing, agreed civil settlement in 2006.
Dem Cosby seng Kriminell the conviction was reversed in June and he was released from prison after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that the injured actor had violated litigation rights.
In her trial, Bernard alleged that Cosby prepared a drink for her to drink, after which she began to feel “symptoms of dizziness, an urge for vomiting and weakness.” She vomited and lost consciousness, the lawsuit alleges.
The trial describes Bernard allegedly going into consciousness and waking up to find Cosby, despite her saying “No”, and later waking up again to find Cosby naked on top of her and raping her. In the costume Bernard said that she then woke up to find herself naked and not to move in an empty tub or jacuzzi and then woke up naked the next morning in bed.
The suit claims that Cosby threatened the actress that he would file a police report against her if she went to the police, and he would “delete” her and prevent her from working in the entertainment industry if she reported what happened. .
Bernard said she had suffered psychological, mental and physical trauma. She is seeking $ 125 million in damages, according to the lawsuit.
“I’ve been waiting a long time to take my case to court and I’m looking forward to hearing from you and holding Cosby accountable for what he did to me. Even though it happened a long time ago, I’m still living with fear. , Pain and shame every day of my life, “Bernard said in a press release.