Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Bill Cosby Laughs Before Going Into Custody

Bill Cosby burst out laughing in court on Tuesday – moments after he was sentenced to three to 10 years in state prison for a 2004 sex assault.

The 81-year-old convicted sex offender was seen cracking jokes with his team in Montgomery County court, as sheriff’s officers swooped in to take him directly into custody.

Cosby handed over his wallet, tie and watch to authorities before Judge Steven O’Neill ordered him remanded.

“My reasons for the sentence are the reasons I’m relying on in denying this defendant bail. This is a serious crime he’s been sentenced for,” O’Neill explained in court.

Cosby had been free on $1 million bail since his arrest in December 2015.
Bill Cosby Laughs Before Going Into Custody
The courtroom was cleared before Cosby, wearing red suspenders and a white shirt, was cuffed from the front and led out of the courtroom through a hallway. He carried his cane in both hands.

Meanwhile, one of his dozens of accusers, supermodel Janice Dickinson, was nearly booted from the packed courtroom for loudly laughing during a break in the proceedings.
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