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Three More Women Accuse Bill Cosby of Drugging, Raping Them

Three More Women Accuse Bill Cosby of Drugging, Raping Them

The count of people to stand up against the icon climbs to 40.

Published April 24, 2015

Bill Cosby may have managed to find his way through the sex abuse controversy that threatened to destroy his career, but that isn't stopping more women from coming forward to accuse the former sitcom star of misconduct.

Three women have publicly come forward with accusations that Cosby sexually assaulted them in the 1970s and '80s, when they were in their 20s. The women join the more than 40 others who said they were drugged or sexually assaulted by the comedian. 

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At a press conference Thursday, attorney Gloria Allred, who is representing accusers Janice Baker-Kinney, Marcella Tate and Autumn Burns, said they are speaking out now because Cosby still refuses to "acknowledge and take responsibility for his conduct towards women." 

The stories of these most recent women to come forward and accuse Cosby sound familiar: in each case, Cosby lured the women with the promise of helping advance their careers, plied them with drinks that he allegedly laced with drugs and the victims woke up with their clothes off and very little recollection of what had transpired.

Meanwhile, Cosby, who has never been charged over any of the allegations and has maintained his innocence throughout the ordeal, continues to perform stand-up around the country on his Far From Finished tour.

Allred says protests are planned for Cosby's next show at the Cobb Centre in Atlanta on May 2. 

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Written by Evelyn Diaz

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