Listen: Bill Cosby, Escorts Cosby, Cosby discussed on KNX Evening News with Diane Thompson
"I'm Brian paying our top story at eleven thirty from America's dad to convicted felon Bill Cosby is now behind bars sentenced to three to ten years in prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman. It is suburban Philadelphia home back in two thousand four CBS news, correspondent Eureka Dunkin reports the eighty one year old was led out of the courtroom in handcuffs surrounded by police. Escorts Cosby is the first celebrity to be convicted and the metoo era at least sixty women have accused the comedian of sexually assaulting then. Many after allegedly receiving drugs from Cosby district attorney Kevin Steele used his acting skills and endearing TV personality to win over his victims. And then keep them silent. The eighty one year old didn't speak before he was sentenced his victim constant told the court to truly understand the impact. Fact that sexual assault has had on my life. You have to understand the person that I was before it happened Bill. Cosby took my beautiful healthy young spirit and crushed it. Cosby's publicist. Andrew Wyatt announced the outcome. At a statement outside court calling it the most racist and sexist trial in the history of the United States on top of serving at least three years in Pennsylvania state prison. Bill Cosby must also register as a sex offender for the rest of his life. Former LA county DA Steve Cooley told KNX how it works. Register with local law enforcement his name of you put in the database that could be accessed by the public at large. Learn of someone is in fact, a registered sex offender, and that's really a matter of keeping the public informed, and that'll be done in this case, obviously, the public does need to be learned too much about Cosby being a sex offender from a database is the most high profile, and maybe the most highly publicized sex crimes case in recent memory Cooley felt the three to ten. In years sentence for Cosby is the judge pretty much splitting the difference pitting Cosby's age and the lack of prior convictions against the large number of sex assault allegations against him attorneys, representing some of Cosby's. Other accusers are reacting to is prison sentence expressed concern that the judge would not give the eighty one year old jail time because of his age attorney, Lisa bloom who represents actress model Janice Dickinson says she's glad that wasn't the case. The judge said something that was very poor. Which is I'm going to treat Bill Cosby, just like anybody else. However, she says Cosby should have gotten life, but is satisfied with the sentencing convicted of sexually assaulting one woman."