As Bill Cosby appeared in court Tuesday morning for a pretrial motion, eye-opening revelations have come to light.
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According to unearthed deposition testimony from Andrea Constand’s 2005 lawsuit, the New York Post reports the legendary comedian admitted to giving at least two teens drugs prior to having sex with them.
In one startling passage, Cosby describes giving Quaaludes to then-19-year-old model Therese Picking (now Therese Serignese), and not waiting for consent to have sex.
“She became, in those days, what was called high,” Cosby said.
Constand’s lawyer asked whether Serignese gave consent for sex.
“I don’t know. How many years are we talking about? 197?” he said. “I meet Ms. Picking in Las Vegas. She meets me backstage. I give her Quaaludes. We then have sex. … I don’t hear her say anything . . . And so I continue and I go into the area that is somewhere between permission and rejection.”
In another part of the deposition from the suit, Cosby admits to giving drugs to another 18 or 19-year-old woman who sought acting advice at his home in 2000.
“On a later occasion, you had her masturbate you with lotion, did that ever happen?” Constrand’s lawyer asked.
“Yes,” he said.
“[She] used the lotion to rub your penis and make you ejaculate?” Cosby was asked.
“Bingo,” he replied.
Cosby, who’s had more than 50 women come forward to accuse him of sexual assault, faces three counts of felony indecent assault from a 2004 case involving Constand.