Cosby using courts to bully accuser, witnesses: lawyer

PHILADELPHIA -- A lawyer for the accuser in Bill Cosby's criminal sex-assault case says Cosby is using the courts to bully her client and other trial witnesses.

See Full Article

Cosby has sued accuser Andrea Constand for talking to police who reopened the 2005 case last year.

He says that violated the confidential settlement of her civil lawsuit. Cosby therefore wants the woman to return the settlement money.

Cosby also sued Constand's mother and lawyers in the complaint he initially filed under seal Friday.

Constand lawyer Dolores Troiani in a response this week says the secret filings are an effort by Cosby to create a "shadow court system" that is free from public scrutiny.

"The Cosby Show" star sued Constand a day before a key hearing in his criminal case.



Advertisements

Latest Entertainment News

  • Sofia Vergara holds on to highest-paid TV actress crown

    Entertainment Toronto Sun
    Modern Family star Sofia Vergara has maintained her title as the highest-paid actress on TV for the sixth year running. The Colombian beauty tops the annual Forbes magazine poll with an estimated $41.5 million in pre-tax earnings for the year since June 1, 2016, thanks to her multiple licensing and endorsement deals with companies like CoverGirl, Head & Shoulders, and Pepsi. Source
  • Album review: Shania Twain's 'Now' brings back her brand of country pop

    Entertainment Toronto Sun
    Shania Twain, “Now,” (Mercury Nashville) When Shania Twain declares on her new album, “I’m independent to a fault, I know this well,” she’s singing about love, but she could be talking about her career as well. Twain broke a lot of the norms in country music in the mid-90s, flaunted her sexuality and her midriff (gasp) and incorporated rock riffs into her danceable country pop melodies. Source
  • Idina Menzel weds one-time ’Rent’ co-star Aaron Lohr

    Entertainment Toronto Sun
    LOS ANGELES — “Frozen” star Idina Menzel has married actor Aaron Lohr. Menzel posted wedding pictures to her Facebook page on Monday, writing: “Wanted to let you know... married the love of my life Aaron Lohr this weekend at our home. Source
  • Netflix lines up 'Stranger Things' art installation at Toronto's Nuit Blanche

    Entertainment CTV News
    TORONTO -- Netflix is making Toronto's all-night contemporary arts festival a little stranger on Saturday. In the lead-up to the second season of "Stranger Things" next month, the streaming service says it will recreate the world of the Upside Down for Nuit Blanche. Source
  • ‘Sleeping Beauties’ may disappoint Stephen King fans

    Entertainment Toronto Sun
    “Sleeping Beauties” (Scribner), by Stephen and Owen King Of all the gifts a father can give his son, near the top must be a co-written novel. After all, slapping the name Stephen King on the cover pretty much guarantees a bestseller. Source
  • Gunning for the Grammy: Demi Lovato wants to win

    Entertainment CTV News
    NEW YORK -- Before heading into the studio for her sixth album, Demi Lovato began to overthink her singing career and she felt burnt out. What helped her refuel? A Grammy nomination. The 25-year-old singer, who released her debut in 2008 at 16, earned her first nomination at the 2017 Grammy Awards for her 2015 album, "Confident. Source
  • 'Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders' begs the question: Who cares?

    Entertainment Toronto Sun
    The Dick Wolf empire's new but not exactly compelling eight-part miniseries for NBC, "Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders" (premiering Tuesday), can be interpreted as an envious response to the thunder-stealing, sensational 2016 series "The People v. Source
  • What’s new on Netflix, CraveTV in October

    Entertainment Toronto Sun
    A monthly look at what’s scheduled to be added to the catalogues of streaming services Netflix Canada and CraveTV in October: TOP PICKS Supernatural pop culture sensation “Stranger Things” returns to the Upside Down with a second season Oct. Source
  • To women of colour, Rihanna's cosmetics launch is personal

    Entertainment CTV News
    NEW YORK -- Worokya Duncan is the director of inclusion for a private school in Manhattan, so her embrace of diversity is a no-brainer. She's also a big makeup person frustrated over the years by cosmetics companies that don't seem to get how important it is for women of colour like her to be serviced, too. Source
  • Robert Plant releases new track, announces 2018 North American tour

    Entertainment Toronto Sun
    NEW YORK — Robert Plant is going on tour in North America next year to support his upcoming album, “Carry Fire.” The former Led Zeppelin frontman announced Tuesday that his 2018 tour will begin Feb. 9 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Source