Andrea Constand, mother testify at Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial

Andrea Constand, mother testify at Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial

Andrea Constand, mother testify at Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial

Ms Constand told the court that she does not know Marguerite Jackson - a woman who the defence plan to call as a witness as part of their attempt to discredit her.

Jackson was blocked by A judge from testifying at the demo, which ended in a hung jury, after Constand denied knowing her and also chose the stand of past year. Bill Cosby's defence team yesterday sought to undercut the credibility of a woman accusing the comedian of sexual assault by pressing her about accusations she schemed to plant a false story of abuse to reap hush money. At the time, Judge Steven O'Neill ruled Jackson's testimony would be hearsay.

At one point, Gianna Constand said "Don't talk to me like that" to Bliss during questions about how much she knew about her daughter. Jackson has stated that Constand and she she worked had been friends and'd several moments to shared rooms in hotels.

Gianna Constand said Cosby admitted to her that he was a "sick man", and that he "felt like a dirty old perverted man".

The judge has ruled that Jackson can take the rack but indicated after Constand was completed invisibly he could revisit the issue.

She remained outwardly calm during two hours of cross-examination in the sexual assault retrial, fending off queries on topics that the defence brought forward to indicate she had converted a consensual sexual encounter with Cosby into a criminal assault in order to score a big payday.

Bill Cosby's chief accuser denies knowing or ever speaking with a woman who's expected to be a key witness for the defense.

Bill Cosby arrives for Day 6 of his sex-assault retrial, April 16, 2018, in Norristown, Pa.

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Gianna Constand, Constand's mum, took the witness stand and testified year soon after the alleged attack in which she claims she described in detail that which he cried for his behavior and also did for her daughter.

She told jurors that she was concerned because her daughter hadn't been the same since leaving Temple in March 2004 and moving back to Canada, screaming in her sleep and waking up in a sweat.

Gianna Constand said Cosby told her he'd given Andrea Constand a prescription drug - not the cold and allergy medicine Benadryl as he has claimed - but didn't provide the name.

Cosby then supposedly clarified he touched Andrea's vagina and breasts in addition to guiding her hands.

"I can't speak for him, but I was glad it was over", Constand said in court Monday.

Jackson's availability as a witness for Cosby could be crucial to a defense plan to attack Constand's credibility and get jurors to believe she set Cosby up.

She has testified that she saw Cosby as a mentor and had no romantic interest in him.

Five of his other accusers have testified in this trial.

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In her testimony on Friday, Constand denied ever having intimate contact with Cosby prior to the night in January 2004 that she said he drugged and molested her, but Mesereau showed her a 2005 deposition in which she testified that she told her mother she'd occasionally been affectionate toward him. But Constand's mobile phone data reveal that month, she'd not create any forecasts on the mansion of Cosby.

Mesereau is trying to persuade the jury to see Constand as an unrequited lover who acted inappropriately by showing interest in the long-married Cosby.

Picking up exactly where he left off Friday, Constand was asked by Mesereau within her police bills and testimony about inconsistencies.

The Associated Press does not typically identify people who say they are victims of sexual assault unless they grant permission, which Constand has done.

But Mesereau, who's best known for winning Michael Jackson an acquittal in his 2005 child molestation case, was incredulous as Constand denied being aware that Cosby was sexually attracted to her - even after he touched her thigh on one occasion and tried unbuttoning her trousers on another.

Gianna Constand told the jury at Cosby's suburban Philadelphia sexual-assault retrial she called him demanding to know the medication he'd given her daughter and what he'd done to her.

At the time, she was director of operations for the women's basketball team at Temple University, the entertainer's alma mater.

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