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I have eight years and nine months left. When I come up for parole, they're going to hear me say that I have no remorse.
~ Cosby in an interview in 2019.

Bill Cosby (July 12th, 1937 - ) is a disgraced American former comedian, actor, musician and author who is famous for shows like The Cosby Show and Fat Albert. He has been subjected to highly publicized sexual assault allegations ranging from 1965 to 2014.

His allegations dated back in the mid 1960s where he faced a lawsuit from an actress he did later on settled the lawsuit. But it wasn't until October 2014 his allegations resurfaced after a stand up routine by Hannibal Buress was talking about how Bill Cosby is hypocritical criticizing African Americans for their 'behavior" while he was accused of sexual assault and drugging and raping women. Many more women came forward accusing him of drugging and raping them. More than 60 women have accused him of either attempted sexual assault, rape, drug-facilitated sexual assault, sexual battery, child sexual abuse, and sexual misconduct, which he had denied, and the statute of limitations had by then expired in nearly all cases.

Cosby had repeatedly denied the allegations and maintained his innocence. In November 2014, he responded to a question about the allegations and said: "I don't talk about it." In past interviews that were made public, Cosby declined to discuss the accusations. However, he told Florida Today, "People shouldn't have to go through that and shouldn't answer to innuendos." In May 2015 he said, "I have been in this business 52 years and I've never seen anything like this. Reality is a situation and I can't speak."

In the wake of the allegations, numerous organizations have severed ties with Cosby, and honors and titles that were previously awarded to him have been revoked. Reruns of The Cosby Show and other shows featuring Cosby have also been pulled from syndication by many organizations. 25 colleges and universities have rescinded honorary degrees. In an attempt to explain the backlash against Cosby, Adweek reporter Jason Lynch noted that the "media landscape has changed considerably—and has now been joined by the far-less-forgiving social media arena".

He was later arrested on December 30th, 2015 in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania with 3 counts of sexual assault and he is facing several sexual assault charge filed against him and subsequently turned due for trial on April 2018. Facing up to 15-30 years in prison if found guilty on all three counts and a fine of $25,000.

On April 26th, 2018; Bill Cosby was found guilty of all charges of sexual assault. On September 25th, 2018, he was sentenced to three to ten years in prison; he is currently incarcerated at State Correctional Institution – Phoenix in Pennsylvania, a maximum security prison that opened shortly before his sentencing.

The Cosby Show - Theme Song (Intro)-2

The Cosby Show - Theme Song (Intro)-2

List of Accusers

Victim Crime Date Accused
Barbara Bowman Rape 1986 2005
Beverly Johnson Attempted assault 1980s 2013
Louisa Moritz Rape 1971 2014
Kristina Ruehli Rape 1965 2014
Therese Serignese Rape 1976 2005
Tamara Green Sexual assault 1970s 2005
Beth Ferrier Sexual assault 1980s 2005
Joan Tarshis Rape 1969 1980s
Victoria Valentino Rape 1970 1996
Janice Dickinson Rape 1982 2002
Carla Ferrigno Attempted assault 1967 2014
Linda Joy Traitz Sexual assault 1969 2014
Renita Chaney Hill Child sexual abuse 1982 2014
Angela Leslie Sexual assault 1992 2014
Lachele Covington Sexual assault 2000 2000
Patricia Steuer Sexual assault 1978,


Linda Kirkpatrick Sexual assault 1981 2015
Linda Brown Sexual assault 1969 2015
Kaya Thompson Sexual assault 1980s 2015
Sunni Welles Sexual assault 1960s 2015
Kacey Sexual assault 1996 2015
Chelan Lasha Sexual assault 1986 2014
Helen Hayes Alleged assault 1973 2014
Heidi Thomas Rape 1984 2014
PJ Masten Rape 1979 2014
Sarita Butterfield Alleged assault 1977 2014
Janice Baker Kinney Rape 1982 2015
Autumn Burns Rape 1970 2015
Lili Bernard Rape 1990s 2015
Sammie Mays Sexual assault 1987 2015
Margie Shapiro Rape 1975 2015
Joyce Emmons Alleged assault 1979,


Rebecca Lynn Neal Rape 1986 2015
Jewel Allison Rape 1990 2015
Lise-Lotte Lublin Rape 1989 2015
Cindra Ladd Rape 1969 2015
Helen Gumpel Attempted assault 1987 2015
Kathy McKee Rape 1973 2014
Charlotte Fox Rape 1970s 2015
Marcella Tate Rape 1975 2015
Shawn Brown Rape 1970s 1990s
Lisa Jones Attempted assault 1986 2014
Judith Huth Child sexual abuse 1974 2014
Eden Tirl Sexual harassment 1990 2015
Elizabeth Rape 1976 2015
Jena T. Sexual assault 1988 2015
Lisa Sexual assault 1988 2015
Michelle Hurd Attempted assault 1995 2014
Andrea Constand Sexual assault 2004 2005
Chloe Goins Sexual assault 2008 2014
Lisa Christie Attempted assault 1989 2015
Pamela Abeyta Rape 1979 2015
Sharon Van Ert Sexual assault 1976 2015
Jane Doe (multiple) Alleged assault Unknown 2005
Sandy Rape 1980 2014
Cynthia Myers Alleged assault 1997 2011
Charlotte Kemp Attempted assault 1980s 2014
Dottye Rape 1984 2015
Donna Barrett Sexual assault 2004 2015
Linda Ridgeway Whitedeer Sexual assault 1970s 2015
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