Actor Bill Cosby, 85 Hit With New Lawsuit From Five Women Including Former Bill Cosby Show Characters
Bill Cosby’s legal issues continue to pile up. The embroiled comic was released on a technicality last year, but it appears that women are still coming out of the woodwork with accusations against him.
Five new women have come forward and are looking to find justice for interactions with the Cosby Show star back when they were “young and vulnerable.”
Lili Bernard, Eden Tirl, Jewel Gittens, Jennifer Thompson, and Cindra Ladd all have stories connecting with Bill Cosby from the ’80s & ’90s. All the women were reportedly all trying to break into show business when they met Bill.
Many of the women were actually involved in The Cosby Show and met him on set. They all share pretty graphic recounts of their time with Mr. Cosby. has acting credits on 1991’s Golden Years, one episode of The Cosby Show, Seinfeld and a role in 2022’s Just One Small Thing.
The actress recalls being given sedatives and taken advantage of several times. When she told the actor she was going to report him, Lili claims he became physical and threaten to ruin her career.
Eden Tirl first came out with her story back in 2015. Eden appeared in an episode of The Cosby show as a police officer. The actress recall members of the cast working with Cosby to get her into his dressing room.
While there, he groped her and was inappropriate before telling her, “this is making love.” Jewel Gittens was n Heavy D’s music video for “Mr. Big Stuff” before getting a role in Boomerang starring Eddie Murphy. According to the actress she was meeting with Cosby for a potential role on the show when he was inappropriate with her.
Jennifer Thompson also came out with her story back in 2015. The actress claims she was only 17 when she met the actor after being introduced by a modeling agent. Thompson joined 35 other women back in 2015 with claims against Cosby.
Cindra Ladd was married to Alan Ladd Jr. for almost 30 years. Alan is a famous Hollywood producer with films like Braveheart and Chariots of Fire. Lili Bernard has acting credits on 1991’s Golden Years, one episode of The Cosby Show, Seinfeld and a role in 2022’s Just One Small Thing.
Cosby and his team maintain that everyone is after money. His public relations representative Andrew Wyatt told TMZ that the women’s claims are not new and that they have been pushing even harder now since he got out of jail. They dismissed the charges as “frivolous.”