As the first of Bill Cosby’s accusers to speak against him at his retrial Wednesday concluded her testimony, she made her opinion about the case known.
“I want to see a serial rapist convicted,” Heidi Thomas stated emphatically at the end of cross examination from one of Cosby’s lawyers.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's retrial took a far more combative turn Tuesday than the first go-round, as his lawyers launched a scathing attack on his accuser and prosecutors put the first in a parade of women on the stand to portray the comedian as a sexual predator.
Heidi Thomas, who was a 24-year-old aspiring actress in 1984 when she met Cosby in Reno, Nevada, testified he knocked her out with a potent glass of wine and forced her to perform oral sex.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the Bill Cosby sexual assault retrial (all times local):
Bill Cosby's lawyers have worked to peel away the aww-shucks, country gal persona one of his accusers claims she had when she met him.
By Laura McCrystal and Jeremy Roebuck, STAFF WRITERS
Heidi Thomas was an aspiring actress in 1984, she said, when Bill Cosby offered her a drink during an acting lesson.
She drank it, passed out, and, she said, awoke to a naked Cosby forcing himself on her.
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