Well 2016 couldn’t have started on a better note, Bill Cosby the American comedian who has been the center of headlines all over the world in recent months; after being accused of sexually assaulting numerous women throughout the years, finally had something to say about it
Well Bill took took to Twitter to break his silence a few hours into 2016, after yesterday’s court proceedings. Keeping it short and to the point,
“Friends and fans, Thank You.” Posted Bill
His tweet comes a day after the 78-year old comedian was charged in Pennsylvania’s Montgomery County District Court on sexual assault charges stemming from 2004.
An arrest warrant for the comedian was issued over a case that found he drugged and sexually violated a former Temple University employee, Andrea Constand, at his Philadelphia home over a decade ago.
Although a judge originally dismissed the case in 2005, the charges filed Wednesday were the result of new evidence that came forth in July.
He will remain free on bail pending trial. A preliminary hearing was set for Jan. 14 at 9:30 a.m. If convicted on the felony second degree charge of aggravated indecent assault, Cosby faces five to 10 years behind bars and a $25,000 fine.