American comic, Invoice Cosby, who earned a popularity for being America’s dad, was lately discovered responsible of sexually assaulting a minor in 1975 as noticed by a jury in California final yr. Now, he’s dealing with one other lawsuit for “drugging and sexually assaulting” a girl in 1969.
The Sexual Assault Lawsuit Is Filed By A Former Actress
A former actress, Victoria Valentino (now 80) filed a lawsuit, claiming that she met Invoice Cosby (now 85) when she was an actress and a singer. The comic approached her at a Los Angeles cafe, the place she was crying over the latest drowning dying of her six-year-old son.
She alleged that Cosby took benefit of her scenario, drugging and sexually assaulting her and one other girl at his dwelling in 1969. The lawsuit was filed on Thursday (June 1) below a brand new Californian legislation that suspends the statute of limitations on intercourse abuse claims.
The Cosby Present star has been accused of sexual assault, rape, and sexual harassment by no less than 60 girls. The comic has continued to disclaim his involvement in intercourse crimes. He was first tried and convicted within the #MeToo period, spending almost 3 years in state jail. He was launched in 2021.
Invoice Cosby Drugged And Sexually Abused Two Ladies
Valentino claims within the lawsuit that Cosby provided a spa therapy for her and a pal and picked them up in his chauffeured automotive for dinner. At a steakhouse, the ladies got a capsule, which made them really feel dizzy.
Thereafter, he drove them to his home, the place the previous actress handed away on a sofa and witnessed him sexually assaulting her pal (who stays unidentified). The courtroom paperwork allege the comic then “engaged in compelled sexual activity” with Valentino whereas she was incapacitated by the drug.
Final yr, Cosby was discovered responsible by a Los Angeles jury, comprising eight girls and 4 males, who gave their verdict in favor of Judy Ruth, who was sexually assaulted by him as a youngster. The courtroom ordered the comic to pay the girl USD 500,000 million in damages. No punitive damages have been discovered.
The grievance was filed by Ruth in 2014 for sexual harassment by Invoice Cosby, who directed Ruth to his bed room and compelled her into sexual actions. In keeping with the courtroom submitting, Ruth alleged that the incident occurred in 1974, however the timeline was later revised to 1975 when she was 16.
As for the current case, Valentino declared that she has suffered “extreme humiliation, psychological anguish, embarrassment, anger, emotional misery and lack of earnings”, and he or she goes after Cosby’s cash, who has a net worth of over $400 million as of 2023.