Bill Cosby, all of our's second daddy (for some our first), is finally locked up.
Cosby was sentenced 3 to 10 years in state prison for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand at his home 14 years ago.
On top of his sentence, Cosby's bail was revoked, and he was ordered to pay a fine of $25,000 plus the legal costs of the prosecution. What more, he now holds the title of a "sexually violent predator."
So, here’s how it went down:
In 2004, he gave Andrea some pills that got her lit to the point that she was unconscious and that’s when he sexually assaulted her. She reported it to the cops in 2005 but the prosecutors declined to press charges and settled the case in civil court in 2006.
A whole decade later, over a dozen women came out of the blue accusing him of drugging and sexually assaulting them.
Because Constand’s allegation was the only one within the statute of limitations, prosecutors took up the case and Cosby was arrested in 2015.
In April he was convicted of three counts of aggravated indecent assault.
So all that led to why he’s locked up today.
He did the crime so he has to do the time.
But what WE are pressed about is what’s up with Les Moovnes? Charlie Sheen? Woody Allen? Brett Kavanaugh? Oh and number 45, Donnie?
If race isn’t an issue, why were prosecutors so eager to go after a black man, and don’t seem as interested in holding white men accused of sexually assaulting or raping women around the same timespan of Cosby’s accusers?
Cosby was found guilty and we’re not pressed. Just keep the same energy with the other ones.
We want justice, not privilege. HELLO!
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