Bill Cosby Sentenced To 3 To 10 Years For Sexual Assault
At 81 years of age, was convicted in April of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004.
The Montgomery County, PA – Bill Cosby walked into a Pennsylvania courtroom on Tuesday (September 25) and was sentenced to three to 10 years for the sexual assault of Andrea Constand. According to TMZ, the disgraced comic actor was considered a "predator sexually violent" by a judge prior to the hearing.
"Do not allow me to try a different way depending on who he is or who he was," said the judge. "As she [Constand] said," Mr. Cosby, who took their beautiful, healthy, young in spirit and crushed it."
Constand accused Cosby of raping her in 2004, when she was working with Cosby at Temple University's athletic department. During the hearing, Constand complete the victim impact statement was read in the courtroom.
"The psychological, emotional and financial intimidation includes a campaign of defamation in the media, that left my whole family reeling in shock and disbelief," she wrote in the statement. "The sound of his voice through the phone it felt like a knife going through my gut. The eyes of the man who drugged and sexually assaulted me comes in the basketball office filled me with dread."
Cosby's trial lasted 13 days and included the testimony not only of Constand, but also five other women who claim that they were drugged and assaulted by Cosby.
As part of his sentence, he also was hit was a $25,000 fine and must pay court costs. The judge denied bail.
Naturally, Twitter has exploded with reactions to Cosby of the phrase. If it serves the full term, he will be 91 when it was published.
Take a look at some of the reactions below.
Bill Cosby sentenced to 3 to 10 years for sexual assault, that took place years ago, but Brett Kavanaugh can still go to the Supreme Court of the united states, without even an FBI investigation into the sexual assault allegations against him.
— Keith Boykin (@keithboykin) September 25, 2018
Today a PA court considered #BillCosby a Violent Sexual Predator b4 judgement o