Guess the Music Legend Who's About to Be Dragged Into Bill Cosby's Lawsuit

NORRISTOWN, PA - FEBRUARY 02: Comedian Bill Cosby exits the preliminary hearing for sexual assault charges on February 2, 2016 at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Guess the Music Legend Who's About to Be Dragged Into Bill Cosby's Lawsuit

An attorney claims others knew about the alleged assaults.

Published March 2, 2016

Quincy Jones is being added to the Bill Cosby drama as the attorney for Tamara Green and six other Cosby accusers has filed a motion for him to be deposed in the case.

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: 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. 

Written by John Justice

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