Bill Cosby paid women to keep quiet.
According to a sworn deposition from a decade ago, Cosby said he had paid women after sex to keep the affairs from his wife, Camille Cosby.
Cosby also said he was able to interpret nonverbal cues for sexual consent and called Andrea Constand, a Temple University employee who alleges he drugged and molested her, a liar.
The New York Times reported the revelations Saturday from a transcript the newspaper obtained from Bill Cosby’s deposition from a decade ago.
As previously reported by the Inquisitr, the deposition from a lawsuit initiated by Constand also reveals that Cosby admitted to procuring Quaaludes, with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with.
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The Times, citing the transcript, reports that Bill Cosby said that he was a “pretty decent reader of people and their emotions in these romantic sexual things.”
According to the transcript, Bill Cosby said he offered to pay for Constand’s education. He also admitted to paying another woman he met in 1976 and, through his agent, gave money to a woman with whom he had sex so Camille Cosby would not find out.
Cosby said in the deposition that Constand did not ask for money, but he initiated the payment to make his wife believe it was to further her education.
“My wife would not know it was because Andrea and I had had sex.”
Cosby said the relationship with Constand began in the early 2000s, when he invited her to his house to have conversations about her family and plans for her future education.
— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) July 19, 2015
According to Andrea Constand, the relationship with Cosby continued this way for several years until Cosby drugged and molested her in his Pennsylvania home.
Cosby denied the allegation and called Andrea “a liar.”
“I think Andrea is a liar and I know she’s a liar because I was there.”
Bruce Castor, the suburban Pennsylvania prosecutor who decided not to bring charges in the Andrea Constand case against Cosby a decade ago, told the Associated Press that if he is elected again, he would review the unsealed court documents to see if Cosby committed perjury.
Bill Cosby continues to maintain his innocence, despite dozens of women who have come forward claiming Cosby drugged and molested them.
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