After the alleged incident occurred, Thomas said she made excuses for what happened, and finally came forward this year because of the support she received from her parents. “Not it’s not just me against the giant”, one accuser says. “I was beginning to think though … that whole keeping-your-silence is a form of acceptance”, Thomas said.
Comedian/actor Bill Cosby performs at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino on September 26, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
A&E is calling the one-hour special “provocative”.
JEFF KOWALSKY Model and actress Angela Leslie (pictured), who says she was targeted by Cosby in the early ’90s after sending the comedian a letter and photograph. In May, the actor told ABC News that in the 52 years he’s been in show business he has never seen a celebrity treated the way he has been treated. The women have spoken out in various interviews, including the now-iconic New York Magazine cover story that photographed and printed 35 women’s accounts with the disgraced actor. “An unwelcome sisterhood”.
AIG wants to avoid paying legal fees for defamation suits brought on by four women, including Janice Dickinson.
He hasn’t been charged for any of the assault allegations; nearly all are outside of the statue of limitations.
The one-hour special, titled Cosby: The Women Speak, will air on the A&E channel, Variety reports.
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