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Jury Hears Cosby Admit It: He Used Quaaludes

'You gave them to other people?' 'Yes.'

(Newser) - Jurors at Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial on Wednesday heard his damaging testimony about giving a sedative to women before sex, the AP reports. Cosby, who was deposed in 2005 and 2006 as part of his chief accuser's civil suit, was asked about quaaludes, a 1970s party drug... More »

Cosby May Soon Regret Joke About Spanish Fly

Comedian's references to supposed aphrodisiac are 'damaging admissions'

(Newser) - Prosecutors preparing to try actor Bill Cosby on sexual-assault charges want to use not only his explosive deposition testimony about getting quaaludes to give to women before sex, but also his riffs on trying to slip women the supposed aphrodisiac Spanish fly. In a court filing Thursday, they say the... More »

Cosby Lawyers Don't Want This Word Spoken at Trial


(Newser) - Bill Cosby's lawyers filed a motion Tuesday to prevent jurors at his upcoming sex-assault trial from hearing the word quaaludes, among other things. "The testimony about quaaludes and the alleged provision of money or educational funds is quintessentially the kind of evidence that causes 'unfair prejudice,'... More »

Cosby: I Had Sex Encounter With 17-Year-Old

Newly published 2005-2006 depositions reveal more explosive confessions

(Newser) - Bill Cosby appeared in a Pennsylvania courthouse Tuesday for a preliminary hearing in a criminal sex-assault case brought against him by ex-Temple University employee Andrea Constand, but newly revealed court papers from depositions he gave in 2005 and 2006 for Constand's civil suit are also making headlines. In those... More »

How Bill Cosby Got His Quaaludes

A gynecologist prescribed 'disco biscuits' for a sore back

(Newser) - How did Bill Cosby get the Quaaludes that he would offer to women "the same as a person would say have a drink?" From a gynecologist and sometimes-plastic surgeon, per a Washington Post report that cites his 2005 deposition . During the deposition, Cosby told a lawyer that Leroy Amar... More »

Cosby Asks Court to Punish Accuser

Quaaludes 'part of consensual sex life,' he claims in court filing

(Newser) - Looks like Bill Cosby might believe it's still possible to salvage his reputation. In a court filing yesterday, Cosby asked a judge to sanction a woman for allegedly leaking a damning 2005 deposition to the New York Times , reports Reuters . Andrea Constand, who accused Cosby of sexually assaulting her... More »

Marcia: 'I Traded Sex for Drugs'

Brady Bunch darling reveals struggle with addiction, depression

(Newser) - The actress who played the nation's perky darling Marcia in the wholesome Brady Bunch TV family once traded sex for drugs during years in the abyss of depression and drug addiction, reports E! Online. Maureen McCormick, now 52, reveals her very un-Brady life in her new memoir, Here's the Story:... More »

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