A civil trial towards the actor Invoice Cosby over allegations he assaulted a teen on the Playboy Mansion within the Seventies is because of begin as we speak, lower than a yr after he was launched from jail.
Judy Huth, now 62, alleges the actor made her drink beer and molested her on a mattress in 1974 when she was 15.
She claims Cosby, now 84, who isn’t planning to attend the listening to in California, invited her and a pal to the Los Angeles mansion the week after assembly them on a movie set at a park.
There, she alleges, he compelled her to carry out a intercourse act.
Ms Huth sued Cosby in 2014 and is looking for unspecified damages for sexual battery and emotional misery.
He denies the allegations.
Cosby’s lawyer, Jennifer Bonjean, stated: “We’re assured that the proof will discredit Plaintiff’s 50-year-old allegation.”
Gloria Allred, who represents Ms Huth, stated her shopper was not commenting on the case.
Cosby is greatest identified for his function because the lovable husband and father within the Nineteen Eighties TV comedy The Cosby Present, which earnt him the nickname “America’s Dad”.
His family-friendly popularity was left in ruins after greater than 50 girls accused him of a number of sexual assaults over practically 5 many years.
In 2018 Cosby was jailed for drugging and molesting Andrea Constand, an worker at his alma mater Temple College, in his residence 14 years earlier.
The conviction was overturned last year after Cosby had served greater than two years of a 3 to 10-year sentence.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court docket dominated that Cosby ought to by no means have confronted the fees as a result of a earlier native district legal professional had publicly promised in 2005 that he wouldn’t be prosecuted.
The US Supreme Court docket declined prosecutors’ petition for a assessment of the choice in March.