According to The Hollywood Reporter, new documents in the Massachusetts libel case show that Jones knew of Cosby's history of alleged sexual assault.
Cosby's attorneys asked the court to pause the suit while the comic deals with a criminal charge of sexual assault in Pennsylvania. Joseph Cammarata, the attorney for the accusers, described the calculated move as "gamesmanship."
"Defendant is not entitled to put a hold on this entire case, merely because he has been criminally charged for an alleged sexual assault that occurred 10 years after any of the alleged sexual assaults underlying this case," Cammarata wrote.
Earlier this month, the case hit a new high when Cosby's wife, Camille, filed an emergency motion to stay a deposition in connection with the civil suit. She claimed she "has had no involvement with the facts or allegations underlying" the accusations.
Check out a rundown of the Cosby scandal in the BET Breaks video below:
BET.com is your No. 1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.
(Photos from top: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images, Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for Absolut Elyx)