Camille Cosby breaks her silence to defend husband Bill Cosby as 'kind, generous'
NEW YORK (AP) — Bill Cosby's wife rejected sex assault allegations against her husband of a half-century on Monday, saying the man being accused by at least 15 women of drugging and having sex with them is "a man I do not know."
In a statement issued Monday, Camille Cosby dismissed accusations that date back as far as the late 1960s.
She suggested that her husband, not the women, is the party being harmed.
"None of us will ever want to be in the position of attacking a victim," she said. "But the question should be asked - who is the victim?"
Cosby is being sued for defamation by one alleged victim and for sexual battery by another woman who says he forced her to perform a sex act when she was 15. He has never been charged in connection with any of the accusations, and his lawyers deny many of the allegations. He settled with a Pennsylvania woman who in a 2005 lawsuit said Cosby drugged and molested her in 2004.
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Posted on Tue, December 16, 2014
by Associated Press