Bill Cosby arrived for a second day of his passionate attack hearing wearing a dim suit, regulating a shaft and though a manifest support of friends or family members.
The ashamed comedian’s mom Camille did not join her father as his hearing began Monday, though he was accompanied by Keshia Knight Pulliam who played his daughter Rudy on “The Cosby Show.”
The 79-year-old did not respond to reporters’ questions on Tuesday morning though smiled when asked if he was prepared for day two. He did answer a fan’s ask to wish her a happy birthday and jokingly got diseased legs when she told him she was 49.
Jurors listened from Kelly Johnson of Atlanta Monday, who pennyless down in tears as she testified that a comedian had disregarded her, 8 years earlier, during a hotel bungalow in Los Angeles.
Johnson’s mother, Patrice Sewell, testified in justice Tuesday. She removed what her daughter had told her about a purported occurrence adding it altered Johnson and she no longer has a ability to take risks in relationships.
Defense counsel Brian McMonagle suggested Monday that Johnson was distant from credible, arguing that she pronounced years ago that a confront took place in 1990, and unsuccessful to discuss on Monday that Cosby had given her $400.
A prosecutor in opening statements Monday urged a jury to concentration on a man, not a illusory characters he created.
His defense asked jurors Monday not to perspective him as a depressed luminary on hearing in a passionate attack case, though as a injured male “whose infidelities have done him vulnerable” to these forms of accusations.
About 60 women have indicted Cosby of intimately assaulting them given 1965, though Cosby is charged in only one case, involving former Temple University basketball group worker Andrea Constant who pronounced Cosby unperceiving and molested her during his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004.
Constand, 44, of a Toronto area, is approaching to take a mount this week and tell her story in open for a initial time.
Cosby, his good-guy repute already in ruins, could get 10 years in jail if convicted of aggravated faulty assault.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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