The admission was contained in records that were unsealed after the AP went to court to compel their release. Cosbys attorneys had reportedly sought to keep the records sealed, arguing that they would be embarrassing. According to the AP, Cosby, under oath in a lawsuit, testified that he gave a former Temple University employee three half-pills of Benadryl.
Bill Cosby said in a 2005 court deposition made public Monday that he procured quaaludes with the intent of giving them to women he wanted to have sex with, the Associated Press reported. “I give her quaaludes. We then have sex,” Cosby testified.
The attorney who represented Cosby in the Philadelphia case did not immediately respond to BuzzFeed News’ request for comment. In the deposition, Cosby referred to quaaludes multiple times.
The attorney for former supermodel Janice Dickinson, who filed a defamation lawsuit against Cosby in May based on denials made by his representatives after she accused him of raping her in 1982, released a statement. Read more…