As reported by courtroom witnesses, Constand was calm and composed, though blinking back tears, while recounting her memory of an encounter with Cosby in 2004, when she was the director of operations for the women's basketball team at Temple University, Cosby's alma mater. "I wasn't able to fight in any way".
"I don't know the contents of one to the other", Constand said of the January 2005 statements.
Cosby, 79, is charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault, which carry up to 10 years each.
Cosby's lawyer, Angela Agrusa, focused not on the details of the alleged assault but on other aspects of Constand's narrative, including discrepancies in several police interviews Constand gave in 2005 when she chose to report the crime a year later.
On Tuesday, Montgomery County Assistant District Attorney Kristen Feden asked Constand why she contacted a private lawyer before police. Constand said she doesn't remember losing consciousness but was then "jolted awake" by the alleged assault, which she said involved "feeling his hand inside my vagina" and "feeling him take my hand and place it on his penis".
Constand said that when she later called Cosby to ask why he had given her the pills he replied: "I thought you had an orgasm, didn't you?" "I wanted it to stop", she said, adding that after the incident she "felt really humiliated and I felt really confused". Cosby leaned in to listen, whispered to his lawyer and shook his head. Constand, whose testimony marked the first time she had spoken publicly about the incident, claimed she tried to stop Cosby from violating her body, but she found herself incapacitated, reports Deadline.com.
The transcript of Cosby's unsealed 2005 deposition shows him admitting to giving quaaludes to women "the same as a person would say, have a drink", and bragging that he used his position of power to offer women career advice and mentorship in return for sex. So far, more than 50 women have come forward to accuse the former Cosby Show actor of drugging and sexually assaulting them.
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She managed the women's basketball team at Temple while he was a high-profile trustee.
The AP does not typically identify people who say they are sexual assault victims unless they grant permission, which Johnson has done. "And I believed he supported numerous athletic programs". He has said he gave her Benadryl, whose side effects include drowsiness. "So I just went along with it". "In my head, I was trying to get my hands to move, or my legs to move".
Constand said she did not and only wanted to know what those pills where, but he was being evasive, so she left.
Constand said she went to a few dinners with Cosby, two times in groups with other individuals. "But I was frozen, and those messages didn't get there and I was very limited".
"She continued to do her job", Constand's lawyer, Dolores Troiani, said outside court. I realized he was not going to tell me what he gave me that night.
Angela Agrusa claims her line of questioning will show Ms Constand changed her mind about the date of the alleged 2004 assault. But Constand continued on the stand, saying when she stood up, her legs were wobbly.
Later, the defense laid into Constand over several late-night phone calls made to Sherry Williams, Andrea's supposed former girlfriend.