Bill Cosby refuses to give personal testimony


Bill Cosby’s defense has rested Monday at the sexual assault trial in Norristown, PA, where Cosby is being tried for allegedly drugging and raping 44-year-old Andrea Constand at his home in 2004.

With his 53-year-old wife Camille supporting him in the packed courtroom, Cosby bellowed, “Yes!” after Montgomery County Judge Stephen O’Neill asked if it was his decision not to testify.

“And did you do so following extensive discussion with counsel?” O’Neill continued, to which he received another yes.

The only witness the defense questioned was Detective Richard Schaffer, to which Cosby had said things that made it appear he didn’t intend to rape Constand.

The 79-year-old Cosby faces 30 years jail time for his assault of Constand, who was a former director of basketball operations at Cosby’s alma mater, Temple University.

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