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  • Rapist

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    155 46.69%
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Thread: Bill Cosby - Rapist, or Victim ???

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    Re: Bill Cosby - Rapist, or Victim ???

    Quote Originally Posted by Muhammed View Post
    He certainly fits the typical profile of a rapist.
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    Re: Bill Cosby - Rapist, or Victim ???

    Quote Originally Posted by Removable Mind View Post
    I think the thing to look for and consider is a pattern, which ties the stories together. I believe that I've read that a number of these women claimed that Cosby sort of lured them into a so-called friendship by telling them that he'd like to "mentor" them.

    If that's true, and I really can't back that up, but if it is true that there is a common pattern in which Cosby established a relationship with these women. I'm guessing that that'll be one of the first strategies employed by parties of interests who are seriously pursuing getting as close to the truth as possible.
    This is plausible. But, if so, then were the sexual incidents honestly rape, or did the 'victims' concede to them in the interests of furthering their careers?
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    Re: Bill Cosby - Rapist, or Victim ???

    Quote Originally Posted by radcen View Post
    This is plausible. But, if so, then were the sexual incidents honestly rape, or did the 'victims' concede to them in the interests of furthering their careers?
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    Re: Bill Cosby - Rapist, or Victim ???

    Quote Originally Posted by radcen View Post
    Also the higher the probability that at least some of the accusers are simply opportunistic and piling on in the hopes of an easy payday.

    I think the number is around 15 accusers now so it is quite doubtful all 15 are going to get checks of $500,000. If there was only one or two maybe as he has paid out money to one in the past.
    There will not be any trial nor will he have to pay out enormous amount of money. His only punishment now is having to live out the rest of his life with the destruction for everything he worked for.

    The whole affair of young starlets putting themselves into these positions and rich older men taking advantage of their power is sickening.

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    Re: Bill Cosby - Rapist, or Victim ???

    Quote Originally Posted by radcen View Post
    Also the higher the probability that at least some of the accusers are simply opportunistic and piling on in the hopes of an easy payday.
    There's no "payday" here.

    Most of the accusations happened long enough ago there's no way to prosecute. There's no evidence. The incident is past the statute of limitations.

    This isn't about money.
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    Re: Bill Cosby - Rapist, or Victim ???

    Quote Originally Posted by Declan View Post
    That so many of them waited so long makes me fear that these were really people trying to sleep their way to the top and now have sour grapes about it. I mean Janice Dickerson certainly could have spoken about it for decades and it just feels like she is now trying to reignite interest in herself for the public.
    Or it could mean finally someone will finally believe them. Cosby apparently picked well, young, easily influenced and just as easily discounted women.

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    Re: Bill Cosby - Rapist, or Victim ???

    Quote Originally Posted by Dragonfly View Post
    There's no "payday" here.

    Most of the accusations happened long enough ago there's no way to prosecute. There's no evidence. The incident is past the statute of limitations.

    This isn't about money.
    No it's not, that combined with the number coming forward now really makes me see Cosby in a different light. Public shaming, disgust and staining his life's work are the only recourse left to these women to make him pay for his deeds.

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    Re: Bill Cosby - Rapist, or Victim ???

    I know a guy from my college years who worked on a set with Cosby a few decades ago. He said Cosby was an angry, pretentious ass and made no bones about getting people fired from the jobs they had.

    He said he is not shocked by the allegations. The Cosby he saw "behind the scenes" was not the Cosby most people saw on TV.
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    Re: Bill Cosby - Rapist, or Victim ???

    Quote Originally Posted by Dragonfly View Post
    I know a guy from my college years who worked on a set with Cosby a few decades ago. He said Cosby was an angry, pretentious ass and made no bones about getting people fired from the jobs they had.

    He said he is not shocked by the allegations. The Cosby he saw "behind the scenes" was not the Cosby most people saw on TV.
    Wendy Williams recently spoke on her show how he was rude to her and tried to get her fired once. Guess nobody ever put him in his place all these yrs. I do feel bad for the cast of the Cosby show. No more residuals for them.

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    Re: Bill Cosby - Rapist, or Victim ???

    Consider the source....but something more....

    Bill Cosby -- New Allegation ... He Slipped Me A Quaalude and I Woke Up with His Friend | TMZ.com

    She says although she never saw Bill drink or do drugs, he often had "a drawer full of drugs," including Quaaludes, in his hotel room.



    mmons tells us ... one night she got a bad migraine and Cosby offered her a whilte pill which he said "was a little strong" but could cure a headache.

    She says she took the pill, blacked out, and the next thing she knew she was nude in bed in Cosby's suite with one of his friends -- a guy who had unsuccessfully tried hitting on her earlier in the evening.
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