Andrea Constand Describes Bill Cosby Sexual Assault: ‘I Was a Limp Noodle’

Andrea Constand leaves courtroom A after testifying in the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial

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Andrea Constand has her first interview since the star was convicted of three counts of aggravated indecent assault.

At the time, she worked as an administrator for the women's basketball team at his alma mater, Temple University.

Constand continues to detail how she was "in and out of consciousness". She said that once she entered his home, he offered her three little blue pills, saying they'd help her relax.

"I said, 'Are they natural?" Are they, like, a herbal remedy?' And he said, 'No, they're your friends. His attorneys said they plan to appeal the conviction. She then admits how she ended up consuming the mystery tablets because she "trusted that they would make me feel more relaxed". That's when she says Cosby escorted her to a couch where he sexually assaulted her. Kick. Can you do anything? " 'I don't want this". Why is this person doing this?' she described. "For the verdict, she told [me] she had come to peace with this and was sitting in the courtroom thinking, "Whatever way this goes I am going to be OK with it, '" said Snow". "So I was limp. I was a limp noodle". Dozens of women have accused Cosby of sexual assault, but Constand's case was the only one to result in criminal charges. One year later, she told her mother, and over 12 years later, she told police, leading to a criminal trial in 2017 with a hung jury and retrial this year.

Cosby is now free on US$1-million bail until his sentencing. This all comes from an exclusive interview that will air this Friday via a Dateline special titled Bringing Down Bill Cosby: Andrea Constand Speaks.

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