Invoice Cosby is dealing with yet one more lawsuit over alleged sexual assault — solely this time, it is from a lady who years in the past had an infamously awkward interview with Don Lemon about her claims.
The comic is known as in a brand new swimsuit that was filed by Joan Tarshis — who’s an actress and former comedy author — and she or he outright accuses Cosby of rape … this after claiming he drugged her on two totally different events again within the early ’70s.
In her docs, obtained by TMZ, Tarshis says she first met Cosby on the age of 19 by means of a mutual buddy … and acquired invited to the studio the place they filmed the ‘Cosby Present’ for a one-on-one writing session.
She claims whereas alone with Cosby in his personal bungalow there on the lot, Cosby gave her a drink, which she accepted and consumed … solely to start out feeling dizzy shortly thereafter. Tarshis says she rapidly handed out, and woke as much as Cosby undressing her.
Tarshis says she was disoriented whereas she tried combating Cosby off, and claims he overpowered her … forcing his penis into her mouth with out consent.
A couple of yr after this, Tarshis claims Cosby reached out to her once more in NYC … providing to take her to a music honest he was acting at — which she says she reluctantly agreed to.
Tarshis alleges she was given one other drink whereas touring with Cosby to the venue and she or he says she once more began to really feel weak … and finally misplaced consciousness. Tarshis claims she awoke bare in mattress subsequent to Cosby … and that she felt she’d been penetrated vaginally and anally.
Tarshis is alleging assault, battery, infliction of emotional misery and false imprisonment … and in search of main damages. Cosby’s rep had no remark.
It goes with out saying … that is removed from his first allegation. He is been sued quite a few occasions over by numerous girls — and even went to trial in Pennsylvania a couple of years in the past … the place he was discovered responsible of assaulting Andrea Costand, solely to have his conviction later reversed.
Tarshis had truly come ahead together with her claims in opposition to Cosby years in the past — and did a now-notorious interview with CNN’s Don Lemon about this … throughout which he appeared to counsel she may’ve been capable of forestall her sexual assault if she had merely not partaken in oral intercourse with BC, saying “there are methods to not carry out oral intercourse.”