Bill Cosby Sentenced to Prison - Judge Declares Him a 'Sexually Violent Predator'

Bill Cosby arrives for his sentencing hearing at the Montgomery County Courthouse Tuesday Sept. 25 2018 in Norristown Pa

The creepy comic's fall from grace has been breathtaking.

"It is time for justice".

"The suggestion that Mr. Cosby is unsafe is not supported by anything other than the frenzy", Green said, as demonstrators gathered outside the courthouse. When the judge said he would have to register a a SVP, he didn't flinch, and continued to look ahead and did not react in any discernible way.

Bill Cosby victim Andrea Constand, who's led the charge against the disgraced comedian, submitted a victim-impact statement at Cosby's sentencing on Monday.

After the sentencing, Andrew Wyatt, Cosby's spokesman, read a statement in which he said the entertainer had been subjected to "the most racist and sexist trial in the history of the United States". Constand smiled upon hearing the punishment and was hugged by others in the courtroom.

A member of the board said Cosby has a mental disorder that involves urges toward nonconsenting women.

He was convicted in April of aggravated sexual assault for drugging and molesting Andrea Constand at his home near Philadelphia. It was the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era. The defence requested house arrest, saying Cosby is too old and helpless to do time behind bars.

Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele said Cosby would no doubt commit similar crimes if given the chance, warning that the former TV star seemingly gets a sexual thrill out of slipping women drugs and assaulting them.

In a two paragraph statement given to KDKA-TV News, CMU said it has a long and unwavering commitment and it will not tolerate sexual violence of any kind. Good at suppressing this for a long time. She said she had been a "young woman brimming with confidence" before Cosby took that from her.

The sentencing came as another #MeToo drama unfolded on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, where Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh stands accused of sexual misconduct more than 30 years ago.

"I have often asked myself why the burden of being the sole witness in two criminal trials had to fall to me". "For jurors, I think it's inherently changed the credibility of the accusers".

In the years since, Cosby has been accused of sexual assault by more than 60 women, prompting officials to reopen the case.

Cosby, a felon who is now officially classified as a "sexually violent predator" for life, will require mandatory counseling and community notifications.

When the ruling was announced, a woman was reported to have shot her fist in the air and whispered, "Yes!"

Constand said she now has trouble trusting people.

"Now, nearly 15 years later, I'm a middle-aged woman who's been stuck in a holding pattern for most of her adult life, unable to heal fully or to move forward".

He will also be required to pay a fine and court costs.

Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas Judge Steven O'Neill ordered Cosby, who had been out on bail since his conviction, to be jailed immediately.

The decision is ultimately up to O'Neill, who oversaw Cosby's 2018 retrial, as well as his mistrial a year earlier that ended in a hung jury. Cosby claimed the encounter was consensual, and that he gave her Benadryl, not qualuudes. The defence asked for house arrest.

Related News:

  • Two-headed snake discovered in backyard in U.S.  state of Virginia

    Two-headed snake discovered in backyard in U.S. state of Virginia

    Two headed snakes are rare and have a ten-million-to-one chance of survival after birth and can even turn on themselves. The magazine said two-head snakes develop similarly to Siamese twins when an embryo does not properly split into two.
    Pan Pacific Open: Karolina Pliskova beats Naomi Osaka

    Pan Pacific Open: Karolina Pliskova beats Naomi Osaka

    But Pliskova slowly turned the screws and broke for 3-2 with a fizzing backhand which her opponent swished well wide. Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic kisses her victory trophy after defeating Naomi Osaka of Japan .
    Rosenstein expecting to lose job, heads to White House

    Rosenstein expecting to lose job, heads to White House

    Treasury yields fell as much as 2 basis points after the Axios report, signalling investor concern but later pared losses. Watch more above and stay tuned to Fox News Channel for the latest developments on Rosenstein's status.
  • Husband shares Kajol's mobile number on social media

    Husband shares Kajol's mobile number on social media

    On the work front, Ajay Devgn, 49, is now busy with Sons Of Sardaar , his upcoming film based on the battle of Saragarhi . Soon, the post was flooded with comments from fans and trolls alike, asking the actor to take off the number.
    Kavanaugh Previews His Defense on Fox News

    Kavanaugh Previews His Defense on Fox News

    MacCallum said Kavanaugh told her he wanted to take the opportunity to "clear his name" amid sexual misconduct allegations. Progressive activist groups say the latest allegation adds to their efforts to derail his nomination.
    Dangote, Otedola represent Nigeria at FIFA The Best awards in London

    Dangote, Otedola represent Nigeria at FIFA The Best awards in London

    Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have dominated world football over the last decade. Real Madrid's Thibaut Courtois was voted the best goalkeeper .
  • Government publishes latest set of no deal Brexit planning papers

    Government publishes latest set of no deal Brexit planning papers

    The divisions cut across party loyalties, with Labour's traditional leftwing working-class constituencies voting largely to leave. Sir Keir said it looked "increasingly likely" Labour's tests would not be met and it would vote against the deal in Parliament.
    Balabhaskar's daughter dies in road accident in Thiruvananthapuram; violinist, wife remain critical

    Balabhaskar's daughter dies in road accident in Thiruvananthapuram; violinist, wife remain critical

    He became the youngest music director in the Malayalam film industry when he composed for the movie Mangalya Pallak at 17. While the singer and his wife have been admitted with serious injuries, their daughter sadly succumbed to her injuries.
    Sexual assault survivors share stories with #WhyIDidntReport

    Sexual assault survivors share stories with #WhyIDidntReport

    Still, many people hesitate to share their awful experiences with others because of the fact that no one will believe them. However, it wasn't just women who shared their heartbreaking encounters with the world; men told their stories as well.
  • Trump Stands by Kavanaugh After Unsubstantiated Claim by Second Accuser

    Kavanaugh's actions, while many years ago, were serious and have had a lasting impact on my life", Ford wrote in the letter. A registered Democrat , Ramirez denied that she was politically motivated to step forward now with her accusations.
    Disney Forced To Re-Draw Princess After Protests Over

    Disney Forced To Re-Draw Princess After Protests Over "Whitening"

    Representatives from the group returned to the studio recently to give their approval on Disney's changes. The group campaigns for racial representation, including portrayals of black characters in Hollywood.

    FIFA Best Player: Hazard reveals who he voted for

    Salah didn't leave empty-handed, picking up the Puskas Award for his goal in the Merseyside derby in December 2017. The best goalkeeper award will be fought for between Thibaut Courtois , Kasper Schmeichel and Hugo Lloris.


Most liked

Netflix Announces Release Date for ‘Making a Murderer’ Season 2
Dassey has argued detectives coerced him into confessing that he helped Avery rape and kill Halbach. Making a Murderer Part 2 is a Synthesis Films Production.

New Roku boxes offer 4K HDR and Google Assistant support
The missing piece is the ability to launch directly into videos from apps like Netflix, HBO Now, or YouTube TV. TCL, which was supposed to be Roku's first partner, reportedly scrapped its soundbar plans earlier this year.

May's Inner Circle Begins Planning for Snap Election, Times Says
The prime minister is sticking by her Chequers plan for future co-operation despite European leaders attacking it. At the same time, hardline Brexiteers and Tory rebels met to discuss an alternative plan for leaving the EU.

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah wins Federation Internationale de Football Association goal of the year award
The 26-year-old's strike in last season's Merseyside derby against Everton at Anfield was awarded the prestigious award. All three enjoyed great World Cup campaigns, with Courtois helping Belgium to a third-place finish.

FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD Trailer Reveals A Suprise Character
Here's everything you need to know. "She wants to stay a human being and I think that's a wonderful contrast to the character". From what we can see in the trailer, Nagini seems to be embracing her powers to perform for muggles in the traveling show.

Apple Acquires Shazam For $400 Million • Featured, Tech
Users of Apple's iPhone with the Shazam app installed can say: 'Hey Siri, what's that song?' and the app will identify it. Shazam was founded in 1999 by Chris Barton, Philip Inghelbrecht, Avery Wang and Dhiraj Mukherjee.

Office 2019 is now available on Windows 10 and macOS
Office 365, on the other hand, now works with Windows 7, 8, and 10, but also uses that three-version shifting scheme for macOS. In the latest, at Ignite 2018, the company has just announced that LinkedIn integration will be coming to Microsoft 365 .

UK to hold nerve after Brexit talks hit impasse - Brexit minister
The rebuff sparked British headlines saying May had been "humiliated", and a strong response from the United Kingdom government. The pound fell sharply as May delivered the angry retort, as markets assessed that the chances of "no deal" have risen.

New Zealand PM brings baby to UN assembly
She is also only the second elected world leader to give birth during her tenure , after Pakistan's Benazir Bhutto in 1990. Mr Gayford sent an image of his daughter's United Nations security pass, which playfully listed her title as "First Baby".

Meghan Markle plays netball in FOUR-INCH HEELS with Prince Harry
Despite being the most famous newlyweds on the planet right now, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have managed to do the impossible. When Meghan Markle walked down the aisle on her wedding day, she had a secret that Prince Harry knew nothing about.

Comcast shares slide over concerns about Sky price tag
Sky is seen as one of the media industry's most coveted prizes for USA companies looking to expand their operations in Europe. A bidding war with Fox ensued, culminating in an auction on Saturday in London.

Fox News interview with Brett Kavanaugh and his wife will air tonight
But Durbin left little doubt that that Democrats will go after Kavanaugh's drinking history to help shed light on the matter. Kavanaugh , in written excerpts released by Fox News , said he was "never at any such party" like the one described by Ford.

China accuses USA of 'trade bullyism' amid escalating dispute
On Saturday, Beijing cancelled scheduled talks with Washington meant to defuse trade tensions. This latest round of tariffs is no exception.

Russian Federation to send newer, S-300 missile defense systems to Syria
Russian Federation is providing Syria an air missile system, which is drawing strong objections from Israel. Last week's downing has put Russia's relationship with Israel to the test.

Heat aggressive in pursuit of Timberwolves' Butler
Several teams have indicated they may be willing to trade for Butler even without assurances that he'll re-sign. But he said Butler is "a top-10 player in the league", and he holds considerable trade value.