When asked why she had been aggressive with Cosby when she confronted him by phone from her Canadian home, she began crying, for nearly a minute.She said Cosby and her daughter had been close, and he broke her trust.“I knew Mr. "She viewed him like a father."It was another dramatic point in the trial, coming after Andrea Constand's eight hours of testimony and cross-examination about her accusations that Cosby drugged and molested her at his nearby home in 2004."That moment is always pretty powerful because it is a chance for the victim's family or the victims to address their perpetrator directly," Wood said.
She testified that Cosby described the encounter with her daughter during their phone conversations, addressing Gianna Constand as "mom."“He said, 'Don't worry, mom, there was no penetration, just digital penetration,' ” she said. Appearing frustrated, Agrusa cut the questioning short and Gianna Constand stepped down.
“He said to me, ‘And, mom, she even had an orgasm.’ ”Gianna Constand turned combative with defense attorneys when she was cross-examined, deflecting many questions with “I don’t remember.” Defense lawyer Angela Agrusa pressed her about why she hid the fact that she recorded a second call with Cosby: When he heard a beeping sound during the call she told him it was her pet parrot."You were withholding? Earlier, Andrea Constand stuck to her story and ended her testimony with a re-direct by prosecutors seeking to undermine one of the pillars of Cosby's defense: that Constand had been inconsistent in some details, including exactly when the encounter happened.
Testimony continues on Thursday in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial outside Philadelphia.
The bulk of Wednesday's session was taken up by the defense's cross-examination of primary accuser Andrea Constand. (June 9) Bill Cosby arrives fr Day 3 of his sexual assault trial with actress Sheila Frazier and Frazier's husband John Atchison, a celebrity hairstylist, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., June 7, 2017. — Bill Cosby's accuser, Andrea Constand, stepped down from the witness stand Wednesday and was followed immediately by her mother, Gianna Constand, who was combative and tearful about what her daughter told her the TV icon did to her more than 13 years ago.“He betrayed her,” Gianna Constand told the jury during Day 3 of Cosby's sexual assault trial here.
Johnson has been by the swimmer's side through some ups and downs in his life, and in their relationship, and now says she couldn't be prouder of her soon-to-be husband.
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“They want the perfect girlfriend—in their eyes,” says Miranda, the young woman at our table.* “She’s well groomed, cultured, classy, able to converse about anything—but not bringing into it any of her real-world problems or feelings.”Miranda is 22 and has the wavy bobbed hair and clipped mid-Atlantic accent of a 1930s movie star; she grew up in a Texas suburb. He gave me money to help out with my living expenses.”It ended when she went on a school year abroad and started meeting men on Seeking Arrangement, the Web site and app which match “sugar daddies” with “sugar babies,” whose company the daddies pay for with “allowances.” Now, she says, she has a rotation of three regular “clients”—”a top Austin lawyer, a top architect, and another tech guy,” all of them married. “I signed up for Seeking Arrangement when I couldn’t pay my rent.
“I’ve learned how to look like this, talk like this,” she says. She adds, “Their relationships are not my business.”She confesses she isn’t physically attracted to any of these men, but “what I’m looking for in this transaction is not sexual satisfaction. But I was held back because of the stigma if anyone finds out.”“What right does anyone have to judge you for anything you do with your body? The most surprising thing about Miranda’s story is how unsurprising it is to many of her peers.
Herrera, 18, admitted to choking his date 17-year-old Jacqueline “Jackie” Gomez in their hotel room last May. HOUSTON - The man accused of choking his date after their 2014 prom has been sentenced to 25 years in prison after being found guilty of aggravated assault.