Cosby lawyers try to discredit accuser's story

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Dickinson says that Cosby flew her first class from Bali, Indonesia, where she was modeling, to a ritzy ski resort in the Sierra Nevada for what she thought would be talks about her career.

But when Dickinson turned from testifying about background information related to her character to the topic of the day - her allegation that Bill Cosby drugged and raped her in 1982 - her jocular manner shifted.

Lise-Lotte Lublin told jurors she lost consciousness and doesn't remember anything else about that night in 1989 - a time when Cosby was at the height of his fame starring as sweater-wearing father-of-five Dr. Cliff Huxtable on America's top-rated TV series, The Cosby Show. "I wanted to punch him in the face", she said. She said Cosby stopped her as she went to leave: "All he said was there's a muffin and tea on the table and then, "All right" and then I left".

Type Janice Dickinson, walks through the Montgomery County Courthouse Whilst on a Rest from testifying against celebrity and comic Bill Cosby through the fourth day of his sexual assault Re-trial case in Norristown, Pennsylvania, U.S., April 12, 2018.

Mesereau's cross-examination of Dickinson will resume this afternoon.

To counter, Mesereau brought up Dickinson's 2002 memoir, "No Lifeguard on Duty", in which it was written that she never entered Cosby's Lake Tahoe room. It was there, Dickinson claims, that Cosby offered her a blue pill to deal with cramps from her period.

On the witness stand Friday, Constand said she never shared a room with the woman.

"I felt comfortable to accept his invitation because I saw this as the next step ....to further my career", she said.

Dickinson said the book's ghost writer and publisher changed the story to protect against Cosby's legal team.

Constand said she then received several voicemail messages from Cosby representatives, including the comedian's one-time attorney, Marty Singer, who spoke about setting up an education fund for Constand.

Lasha mentioned Cosby gave her a bit blue tablet he described as an antihistamine to assist her recover from a chilly, together with two photographs of amaretto "to assist break up the cough". She claimed she then saw that she had semen between her legs and felt "anal pain" and noted that she didn't have any pajama bottoms on.

Dickinson is one of the five other accusers of Cosby to testify against his retrial.

"He stayed with me throughout the entire pregnancy", she said.

Prosecutors in Montgomery County chose to reconsider the case after a wave of more than 50 women stepped forward in 2014 and 2015 to accuse Cosby of sexual misconduct and assault. "It is a he said, she said, but what I think they're hoping in the current climate, you'll be prejudiced".

"Here was America's dad on top of me, [a] happily married man with five children and how very wrong it was".

"I had no question about my ability to fend off a person hitting on me or making a sexual advance", Constand said. She's had her struggles with money as her career has cooled down. "I told him I was pregnant". "It was gross", she testified. She wanted to work with cancer patients and planned to enrol in a school in her native Canada.

The willowy 63-year-old had just finished telling jurors she'd been drugged and raped by the embattled comedian and was stepping down from the stand when Montgomery County Court Judge Steven O'Neill told her she could be called to testify again later in the trial. However, things took a different turn as she felt dizzy afterward.

But in this particular case, Cosby faces three counts of aggravated sexual assault against Andrea Constand.

Mesereau presented excerpts from Dickinson's three books in which she describes scenes in the 1970s and '80s where heavy drug use and promiscuous sex were common, including wild party scenes at the NY discotheque Studio 54.

She vaguely remembers walking down a hallway of a hotel suite, she said.

Baker-Kinney told the jury she was motivated by a desire to help other accusers, and that she's only relied on Allred as a media adviser and point of contact "to make sure I didn't get tripped up".

Constand is Cosby's chief accuser in a case that lacks virtually any forensic evidence.

"I was rendered motionless", she said.

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