After his first sexual assault trial resulted in a hung jury, Bill Cosby is back in court to begin his retrial, and was met with one protester determined to get her point across by any means necessary.
As the 80-year-old comic arrived to court, a topless woman jumped the barrier and charged him with the words ‘rapist’ and ‘Cosby’ written over her chest. Security managed to block her from reaching the stand-up, with police then throwing the woman to the ground, cuffing and arresting the Cosby detractor, according to Fox News.
See footage of the moment below.
Wow! Topless woman jumps towards #BillCosby as he walks into court. She yells “Bill Cosby is a rapist!” This all happened during @laurenblanchardnews live report on @foxla with me and @araksyakarapetyan. We were stunned. This trail is going to be even more dramatic than the last one. #breakingnews #cosby #trial #protest #pennsylvannia #foxnews #cosbytrial #arrest
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Born and raised in Compton, California, Jessica Bennett began her career as an intern at The Oakland Post, and later, The Source Magazine. She went on to write for respected hip hop publications such as DJ Booth and Hip Hop DX before becoming the Urban Editor of pop culture website, Wetpaint.com. She joined Ebony as the Entertainment Editor August 2017. Bennett has interviewed such names as Vanessa Williams, Spike Lee, Tyra Banks, Forest Whitaker, Magic & Cookie Johnson and several others.