Main accuser to testify in Cosby Trial Friday

Bill Cosby Retrial

Bill Cosby Retrial

His first trial past year ended in a hung jury.

The fifth and final prior accuser to testify, Lise-Lotte Lublin, said she remembered being in Cosby's room and blacking out, but does not remember a sexual assault.

The charged rhetoric has irritated Cosby's lawyers, who have lost two bids for a mistrial.

He was in his mid-60s. She said Cosby, a Temple alum and powerful trustee, called the pills "your friends" and told her they would "help take the edge off".

"These women proved that they were here to back up their sister - they got their sister's back", he said.

She told jurors that it's common for victims to be reluctant to go to police and normal for them to maintain contact with perpetrators.

But Thomas did admit she sent Constand a supportive e-mail.

The defense in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial in Montgomery County is expected to use its opening statement today to portray a $3.4 million settlement paid to the woman he's charged with sexually assaulting as evidence of her greed.

Editor's note: This story contains a graphic description of alleged sexual assault.

KELLY: Well, let me ask you about Cosby's defense.

"And, with good reason", Mesereau said.

"This was a paltry sum to him to avoid all this", Mesereau said. Defense attorneys claim that Constand not just determined travel rooming arrangements for the basketball team's away games, but shared a room with Jackson at least six times. Constand says the pills instead made her black out.

BENSHOFF: So in the first trial the jury got to hear from one other woman, and this time they got five.

Feden also asked about Marguerite Jackson, who likely will be a key witness for the defense. But Mesereau buttressed that approach with a withering critique of Constand's professional life.

An extremely emotional Lasha, at the time a model and hotel worker, broke down repeatedly under direct and cross-examination, and simulating the "grunting" noises she said the Emmy-winner made.

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Cosby lawyer is set to deliver his opening statement on Tuesday.

At 4 or 5 the next morning, Constand awoke to find her bra up around her neck and her trousers half unzipped, she testified.

His attorneys have called the testimony by the other five women as "prosecution by distraction". Put them down. They'll help you relax.

Bill Cosby's lawyers are trying to undermine his chief accuser's credibility by questioning why she promoted an alleged pyramid scheme. Prosecutors have been authorized by the court to call as many as five additional accusers to establish a pattern of behavior.

She said that is where she started to get cramps, and that is when Cosby produced the pill. Thomas, at the time, was represented by a formidable Denver agent named Jo Farrell, who was nicknamed "The Barracuda". She said Cosby looked at her "like I was crazy" when she confronted him about what had happened.

She also later sent a Facebook message to Constand telling her that she had her back.

The well-known actor didn't think much of her first couple of attempts to work through some acting lines. She took it and soon became woozy and "slightly out of it".

"I was embarrassed", she said.

Ms. Bliss pressed her about what she depicted as discrepancies in the account Ms. Thomas gave the police and in particular noted that the date on Ms. Thomas's plane ticket to Reno, April 2, 1984, was different than the date she indicated in her testimony, April 1. She is a member of the European feminist group Femen, which is known for staging topless protests around the world.

"I hadn't told anybody anything", she testified Wednesday. He always referred to himself in the third person as "Mr. C" or "Your Friend", Thomas said.

Cosby, she said, was "just a little bit younger than my grandfather".

"It was a part of my journey", Thomas said.

She testified she began to feel dizzy within minutes, and he asked her to come sit with him. She didn't even remember flying home.

Bill Cosby (right) enters the Montgomery County Courthouse with his spokesperson Andrew Wyatt on Friday. She posed for a photo with Cosby.

By then, she said, she'd figured out that the mentoring relationship wasn't going anywhere.

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