Home Topics Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby changes lawyer ahead of sentencing

Disgraced US comedian, Bill Cosby, who was convicted of sexual assault in April, has changed his lawyer ahead of his sentencing, a spokesman said Thursday.

Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to rape, sexual assault charges

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges of rape and sexual assaults.

Kennedy Centre rescinds Bill Cosby’s prizes

The Kennedy Centre trustees have voted to rescind Bill Cosby’s Kennedy Centre Honours and Mark Twain Prize for American Humour, two of America’s top artistic prizes, following his sex assault conviction.

Sexual assault: Film Academy expels Bill Cosby, Roman Polanski

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said on Thursday that it has expelled actor Bill Cosby and film director Roman Polanski from its membership in light of the sexual assault cases against both men.

Bill Cosby’s wife Camille slams his guilty verdict as ‘mob justice’

The wife of Bill Cosby on Thursday slammed as “mob justice” her husband’s conviction by a US jury of sexual assault, attacking the media, prosecutors and his accuser in a tirade-laden statement.

Bill Cosby to be placed under house arrest

U.S. comedian Bill Cosby is to be placed under house arrest following his conviction on three counts of aggravated indecent assault, a judge ruled.

Johns Hopkins University revokes Bill Cosby’s honorary degree after guilty verdict

Johns Hopkins University announced Thursday afternoon that its board of trustees has revoked an honorary degree previously presented to Bill Cosby.

Ace comedian Bill Cosby convicted of sexual assault in retrial

Comedian Bill Cosby was convicted yesterday on all three counts of drugging and molesting a onetime friend in 2004 at his home, a decisive victory for prosecutors in one of the first celebrity sexual-assault trials of the #MeToo era.

Bill Cosby guilty on all counts at sexual assault trial

Bill Cosby was convicted Thursday of sexual assault by a US jury, which found him guilty of drugging and molesting a university employee 14 years ago in the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era.

Actress protests topless at Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial

A topless protester who charged at Bill Cosby as he arrived at his sexual-assault retrial Monday morning has been identified as Nicolle Rochelle, a 39-year-old actress who appeared in four episodes of The Cosby Show.

Bill Cosby paid accuser $3.38m, US sexual assault retrial hears

Disgraced US megastar Bill Cosby paid $3.38 million to a former university employee who accused him of sexual assault, a court heard Monday in a dramatic start to the first such celebrity trial of the #MeToo era.

Bill Cosby retrial on sexual assault charges begins

Bill Cosby’s retrial on sexual assault charges — a legal fight made tougher with more witnesses in a #MeToo world — opened Monday after a judge rejected a defense request to remove a juror who allegedly said the disgraced US megastar is guilty.

Jury selection due to start in Bill Cosby sexual assault retrial

Jury selection for the retrial of US comedian Bill Cosby on sexual assault charges was set to begin in a Pennsylvania court on Monday.

US judge refuses to step down in Bill Cosby sex case

The judge presiding over Bill Cosby’s retrial for alleged molestation on Friday quashed defense demands that he step down for purported bias because his wife works with sexual assault victims.

Micheal Jackson was a thief – Quincy Jones

This has to be the most shocking news of the year and probably for a long time.

Disgraced Bill Cosby to perform for first time since sex assault charge

Disgraced American entertainer Bill Cosby is to return to the stage for the first time in nearly three years Monday, just months before his scheduled retrial for alleged sexual assault.

UN hopes sex misconduct cases buoy efforts to help women

The United Nations began campaigning to end violence against women decades ago, but its effort gained little traction — until the outpouring of allegations of sexual misconduct against powerful men in Hollywood, the U.S. Congress and boardrooms put the issue on front pages and TV screens around the world.

Hollywood stars hit Trump over Sheriff Arpaio’s pardon

Hollywood stars have taken to their twitter handles to criticise President Donald Trump following his decision to pardon former Sheriff Joe Arpaio from his criminal contempt conviction late Friday.

Recent Stories

Akindele Owolabi: APC will provide good governance in Ekiti

One of the governorship aspirants under the All Progressives Congress, (APC) in the just election in Ekiti State, Dr Makanjuola Akindele Owolabi (MAO), has assured the residents that the party will provide quality sustainable leadership in the state.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 4th July 2018

President Buhari declines assent to four bills

President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to four bills sent to him by the National Assembly.

Governor Umahi denies dumping PDP for APC

David Umahi, governor of Ebonyi state, has denied decamping from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Nigerian troops recapture Yobe town from Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army says its troops had re-occupied Jilli in Yobe and began to spread across the general area after the Boko Haram terrorists group attacked their location in the town on July 14.

Flood: House of Reps urge federal government to declare Auchi ecological disaster area

The House of Representatives on Tuesday, urged the Federal Government to take flooding and gully erosion problem in Auchi, Edo, with utmost seriousness and declare the environment ecological disaster area.
Man allegedly kills bartender over bottle of beer"/>

Man allegedly kills bartender over bottle of beer

A Yaba Chief Magistrate Court, on Wednesday, directed that a 35-year-old man, Bakare Akeem, who allegedly killed a bartender over a bottle of beer, be remanded in Kirikiri maximum prison.