Both of Bill Cosby’s ‘wives’ will support him at his sexual assault trial: Disgraced comedian’s real-life partner of 50 years Camille and his TV spouse Phylicia Rashad will be in court on Monday
Both of Bill Cosby’s “spouses” are supporting him until the very end.
As the 79-year-old heads into his rape trial on Monday in Philadelphia, he’s relied upon to have no less than two supporters there: his genuine spouse of over 50 years, Camille, and his television wife, Phylicia Rashad.
Albeit the two ladies have been by and large calm as the humorist confronts various rape claims, sources say their private help has never vacillated.
Rashad, 68, is best referred to for her part as Claire Huxtable on the 1980s TV hit, The Cosby Show, an arrangement approximately in view of Bill and Camille’s life.
From 1996 to 2000, she by and by played Cosby’s anecdotal spouse, Ruth Lucas, in Cosby.
Despite the fact that she’s kept for the most part calm with respect to the claims of about 60 ladies who say Cosby tranquilized and ambushed them, Rashad said in a 2015 meeting that she trusted her companion was the casualty of a plan to end his vocation.
‘I believe it’s arranged, I don’t know why or who’s doing it, yet it’s the inheritance,’ she revealed to Showbiz 411.
‘What’s more, it’s an inheritance that is so critical to the way of life. Somebody is resolved to keep Bill Cosby off television, and it’s worked.’
As per Page Six, a source allegedly stated: ‘Phylicia has never faltered in her help of Bill and she’s said she’ll be accessible for whatever he may require, at whatever point he may require it.’
Camille, 73, has likewise kept away from the press since charges that her better half sexually struck many ladies, however her private help has supposedly stayed resolute.
‘Never, not one time did she relinquish him,’ a family source disclosed to Page Six.
The Cosby camp has purportedly contacted previous individuals from his television family to check whether they’ll be in the court to help ‘America’s father’.
His Cosby Show co-stars seems, by all accounts, to be separated on the issue. Keshia Knight-Pulliam, who played little girl Rudy, and Malcolm Jamal Warner, who played child Theo, are relied upon to go to the trial.
Be that as it may, his other television little girls, Tempestt Bledsoe, who played Vanessa; Sabrina Le Beauf, who played Sondra; and Lisa Bonet, who played Denise, have all been outstandingly quiet.
Cosby has uncovered he won’t be affirming at the trial, where he stands blamed for three checks of bothered rape against previous Sanctuary College competitor Andrea Constand. He confronts up to 10 years in jail if sentenced.
Constand, 44, claims that in 2004, amid a visit to Cosby’s home close Philadelphia, he gave her pills that left her semi-cognizant and unfit to move before touching her and coercively putting her hand on his penis.
She claims that after she recaptured cognizance, she discovered her garments strewn about.
Cosby’s legal advisors will counter that the match had been in a consensual relationship. They met at Sanctuary College, where Constand was the executive of the ladies’ b-ball group and Cosby, a Sanctuary graduate, was a sponsor and board trustee.
A Cosby camp source says the cases are meritless.
‘See, it doesn’t bode well,’ the source revealed to Page Six.
‘You’re revealing to me that he sedated her only for a hand work? No, that didn’t occur. What happened was that she said she wasn’t feeling admirably, he offered her some Benadryl…and that was it.’
Cosby’s legal advisors will contend that Constand had been seeing Cosby, looking for his assistance to get her a telecom gig with NBC for the 2004 Summer Olympics and, when that didn’t occur, started to ‘stew’.