Timeline of Bill Cosby sexual assault allegations

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Kristina Ruehli Claims Cosby invited her to a "party" at his house where she was the only guest. Cosby then allegedly drugged and raped her. More info www.phillymag.com/news/2014/11/21/kristina-ruehli-says-bill-cosby-drugged-tried-sexually-assault-1965/ The timeline source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Cosby_sexual_assault_allegations
Bill Cosby
Kristina Ruehli
(1960s) Sunni Welles Claims that Cosby offered her drinks at a jazz club, then remembers only waking up naked the next day. Unsure what happened, alleges she accepted another invitation to meet Cosby where she again had a drink and then woke up naked. More info nymag.com/thecut/2015/07/bill-cosbys-accusers-speak-out.html
Sunni Welles
Carla Ferrigno Claims that while on a date with a man claiming to work in the record industry, she was taken to a party at Cosby's house, after which her date and Cosby's wife left, leaving the two alone. Alleges Cosby then forcefully grabbed and kissed her, repeatedly attempting to get her to have a drink before she insisted on leaving. More info www.kfiam640.com/onair/john-and-ken-37487/lou-ferrignos-wife-accuses-bill-cosby-12993568/
Carla Ferrigno
Joan Tarshis Claims Cosby mixed her a drink while they were working together, and awoke to Cosby raping her. Originally told her story to a reporter in the 1980s who declined to publish it. More info www.slate.com/blogs/xx_factor/2014/11/19/don_lemon_to_cosby_rape_accuser_joan_tarshis_why_didn_t_you_just_bite_his.html
Joan Tarshis
Linda Joy Traitz Claims that Cosby offered to give her a ride home after her shift at his restaurant, Cafe Fiagro. Alleges that Cosby instead drove her to a secluded area and opened a briefcase full of pills, groped her, and insisted on her taking one of the pills; she declined and demanded to be driven home. More info newday.blogs.cnn.com/2014/11/21/woman-tells-cnn-cosby-groped-and-terrorized-her/
Linda Joy Traitz
Linda Brown Claims after having dinner with Cosby, he insisted on taking her to his hotel, where he offered her a soda. Alleges she then woke up naked as Cosby began to assault her "like a real-life blow-up doll." More info nymag.com/thecut/2015/07/bill-cosbys-accusers-speak-out.html
Linda Brown
Cindra Ladd As a friend of Cosby, claims that she once complained of a headache, to which Cosby responded by offering a pill. Alleges the next thing she remembers is waking up naked with Cosby standing nearby in a robe. As a respected philanthropist and powerful media executive, she became a noteworthy counterbalance to critics who claimed Cosby accusers were seeking money or fame. More info nymag.com/thecut/2015/07/bill-cosbys-accusers-speak-out.html
Cindra Ladd
Victoria Valentino Claims Cosby offered her pills before driving her to his home. Conscious but too drugged to move, she alleges Cosby turned her over and raped her. Valentino's friend confirmed she detailed the incident to her immediately after it happened. She also mentioned it in a videotaped interview in 1996. More info www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/bill-cosbys-legacy-recast-accusers-speak-in-detail-about-sexual-assault-allegations/2014/11/22/d7074938-718e-11e4-8808-afaa1e3a33ef_story.html
Victoria Valentino
Autumn Burns Claims that while working at a Vegas casino, Cosby approached her to help her break into the entertainment industry. Alleges he invited her to his hotel suite where he offered her a drink, causing her to feel heavily drugged as Cosby had forcible oral sex. More info nymag.com/thecut/2015/07/bill-cosbys-accusers-speak-out.html
Autumn Burns
Louisa Moritz Claims Cosby forced oral sex backstage at The Tonight Show More info www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/louisa-moritz-claims-bill-cosby-sexually-assaulted-her-too-20142011
Louisa Moritz
Helen Hayes Claims that after attending the 1973 Celebrity Tennis Tournament, Cosby stalked her throughout the evening until eventually confronting her and groping her breasts. Not to be confused with the actress Helen Hayes. More info nymag.com/thecut/2015/07/bill-cosbys-accusers-speak-out.html
Helen Hayes
Kathy McKee Claims that after knowing Cosby personally for eight years, he invited her to his Detroit hotel room where he spun her around and penetrated her. More info nymag.com/thecut/2015/07/bill-cosbys-accusers-speak-out.html
Kathy McKee
Judith Huth Claims that at the age of 15, she wandered onto a movie set where Cosby was working. Alleges Cosby took her to his house and plied her with drinks, then to the Playboy Mansion where he instructed her to tell people she was 19, then took her to a room where he masturbated himself with her hands. Because it is an alleged child sexual abuse case, statute of limitations began when Huth realized the trauma as an adult. An LAPD investigation resulted in no criminal charges; a civil case is currently underway. More info www.etonline.com/news/154160_timeline_of_bill_cosby_sexual_assault_allegations/
Judith Huth
(1970s) Tamara Green Was feeling ill one day while working at Cosby's restaurant Cafe Figaro. Cosby allegedly offered her a "decongestant" then drove her to his house, where he attempted to rape her. Green alleges she was conscious enough to fight back. Was the only witness in Constand's case to be publicly named at the time. She is the lead plaintiff in Green et al. defamation suit vs Cosby that includes six other women as plaintiffs. More info www.theguardian.com/world/2014/nov/23/tamara-green-bill-cosby-sexual-assault
Tamara Green
Margie Shapiro Claims Cosby randomly invited her to a party and later a personal visit to the Playboy Mansion, after seeing her in a doughnut shop. At the Playboy Mansion, alleges Cosby played a game where she would have to swallow a pill. Claims she regained consciousness while Cosby was raping her. More info nymag.com/thecut/2015/07/bill-cosbys-accusers-speak-out.html
Margie Shapiro
(1970s) Charlotte Fox Claims that while working on Uptown Saturday Night, she was invited to a party at the Playboy Mansion hosted by Cosby. After drinking at the club, began to feel "incapacitated" as Cosby raped her. Did not explicitly accuse Cosby of drugging her. More info www.etonline.com/news/154160_timeline_of_bill_cosby_sexual_assault_allegations/
Charlotte Fox
Marcella Tate Claims that Cosby offered her a drink during a party at the Playboy Mansion, after which she blacked out and woke up in a bed next to Cosby, who was naked. More info www.etonline.com/news/154160_timeline_of_bill_cosby_sexual_assault_allegations/
Marcella Tate
(1970s) Shawn Brown Cosby admitted to this extramarital affair with Brown in the 1990s. She alleged in 2014 that despite their consensual sex, she was not "freaky enough" for him so on one occasion he insisted she drink alcohol and smoke marijuana, leading her to black out while he raped her. More info www.etonline.com/news/154160_timeline_of_bill_cosby_sexual_assault_allegations/
Shawn Brown
(1970s) Linda Ridgeway Whitedeer Claims that during a job interview on a movie set, Cosby sexually assaulted her. More info www.reuters.com/article/us-people-billcosby-idUSKCN0QH2JI20150812
Linda Ridgeway Whitedeer
Therese Serignese Claims Cosby randomly approached her in the Vegas hotel where he was performing, gave her Quaaludes and then raped her. Cosby admitted under oath he made repeated payments to her after the incident, though he asserts it was consensual. More info www.people.com/article/therese-seregnese-bill-cosby-accuser
Therese Serignese
"Elizabeth" Claims she met Cosby while working as a flight attendant and accepted an offer for dinner, where Cosby gave her a glass of sake, causing her to fall into a "trance-like state" where Cosby forced her to perform a sex act she described as "the most horrifying thing that could happen to an innocent young woman." Came forward in 2015 under condition of anonymity and an assumed name. More info www.etonline.com/news/154160_timeline_of_bill_cosby_sexual_assault_allegations/

Sharon Van Ert Claims Cosby gave her something to drink while she was working at a jazz club, then walked her out to her car when he said she needed to "sober up." She alleges Cosby then began caressing her before she blacked out, and when she woke up realized her panties were missing. More info www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/bill-cosby-accused-sex-assault-3-women-article-1.2380493
Sharon Van Ert
Sarita Butterfield Claims that Cosby cornered her at a party and groped her breasts but she was able to fend off further advances. More info nymag.com/thecut/2015/07/bill-cosbys-accusers-speak-out.html
Sarita Butterfield
(1978, 1980) Patricia Leary Steuer Claims Cosby invited her to a party at his house, but she was the only guest. After having a drink, claims she woke up not remembering what happened. In a similar incident two years later, she woke up fully naked. More info nymag.com/thecut/2015/07/bill-cosbys-accusers-speak-out.html
Patricia Leary Steuer
Patricia Leary Steuer
PJ Masten Claims Cosby invited her to dinner where he offered her a cocktail, knocking her unconscious and waking up later in Cosby's bed naked and bruised. Alleges she believes she was raped. Claims after she confronted management at the Playboy Club, her supervisor said, "shut your mouth." More info nymag.com/thecut/2015/07/bill-cosbys-accusers-speak-out.html
PJ Masten
(1979-1980) Joyce Emmons Claims that during Cosby's appearance at her comedy club, he offered her a pill to help with her headache. Alleges the next thing she remembers was waking up naked with Cosby's friend and when confronted, Cosby said he gave her a Quaalude. Further asserts that Cosby had repeatedly offered to show off his large collection of drugs to her, even though he never took any drugs himself. More info nymag.com/thecut/2015/07/bill-cosbys-accusers-speak-out.html
Joyce Emmons
Pamela Abeyta Claims Cosby offered to help her with her ambitions to become a Playboy model; while having dinner with Cosby, alleges she drank something that caused her to pass out, and when she awoke there were three naked men near her, including Cosby. More info www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/bill-cosby-accused-sex-assault-3-women-article-1.2380493
Pamela Abeyta
Linda Kirkpatrick Claims that after being invited backstage to Cosby's Las Vegas show, he handed her a drink causing her to blackout with intermittent memories of Cosby trying to mount her. More info nymag.com/thecut/2015/07/bill-cosbys-accusers-speak-out.html
Linda Kirkpatrick
Janice Dickinson Claims Cosby had been following her career and invited her to his hotel immediately after she got out of rehab for drug addiction. Alleges Cosby gave her wine and a pill, and awoke to him raping her. Provided her story in 2002 for her autobiography but her publisher cut it in fear of being sued. Also made vague allegations in a 2006 interview with Howard Stern, saying she could not go into too much detail because she feared being targeted by Cosby. More info www.etonline.com/news/154076_janice_dickinson_details_alleged_bill_cosby_sexual_assault/?viewFull=true
Janice Dickinson
Renita Chaney Hill Claims that while being involved with Cosby's children's show Picture Pages, at the age of 15, Cosby made her consume drinks that would make her unconscious until the next day; when she complained about the drinks, Cosby said that was the only way she could continue seeing him. Claims she has one memory of Cosby kissing her before she passed out. Cosby paid for her college tuition. More info pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2014/11/20/local-woman-latest-to-come-forward-accusing-bill-cosby-of-being-sexual-predator/
Renita Chaney Hill
Janice Baker-Kinney Claims that a friend invited her to a party at Cosby's residence, where they were the only guests. Alleges that Cosby offered her a drink, causing her to blackout as her friend was leaving. Claims she awoke naked in bed next to Cosby, who was also naked. More info nymag.com/thecut/2015/07/bill-cosbys-accusers-speak-out.html
Janice Baker-Kinney
Heidi Thomas Claims that during an audition, Cosby instructed her to sip a drink and act intoxicated. After sipping the drink, alleges she became unconscious and awoke to Cosby performing oral sex. More info nymag.com/thecut/2015/07/bill-cosbys-accusers-speak-out.html
Heidi Thomas
Dottye Claims that Cosby invited her to his New York apartment to audition for The Cosby Show, where he drugged and raped her. Came forward on condition of only being identified by her first name. More info www.reuters.com/article/2015/10/23/us-people-billcosby-idUSKCN0SH2HJ20151023
(1980s) Beverly Johnson Claims Cosby offered her a spiked espresso but was able to resist his actions and leave his house. She related this episode in a Vanity Fair article and in her memoirs that were released in August 2015. Cosby subsequently started a defamation suit against her in December 2015. More info www.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/1507/07/acd.01.html
Beverly Johnson
(1980s) Beth Ferrier Ferrier says she had been in a consensual relationship with Cosby for several months, but some time after breaking up, she says he drugged her when she visited him before a performance in Denver. She claimed she woke up in a car in a parking lot with her clothes disheveled, after Cosby offered her a cup of coffee the night before. More info www.people.com/article/beth-ferrier-bill-cosby-sexual-assault-rape-accuser-lost-everything
Beth Ferrier
(1980s) Kaya Thompson Claims that on the set of The Cosby Show, Cosby forced himself on her and told her to use a bottle of Lubriderm to pleasure him. He offered her $700 as she left. More info nymag.com/thecut/2015/07/bill-cosbys-accusers-speak-out.html
Kaya Thompson
(1980s) Charlotte Kemp Claims that she was with Victoria Valentino on the night Cosby raped her. Alleges she received drinks from Cosby along with Valentino, but passed out in Cosby's home and later left with Valentino before Cosby assaulted her. More info www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/bill-cosbys-legacy-recast-accusers-speak-in-detail-about-sexual-assault-allegations/2014/11/22/d7074938-718e-11e4-8808-afaa1e3a33ef_story.html www.inquisitr.com/2349157/new-book-reveals-playboy-playmates-posthumous-allegations-of-bill-cosby-drugging-women-for-sex/
Charlotte Kemp
Barbara Bowman One of the most outspoken accusers. Claims Cosby mentored her until she turned 18, then offered her a drug-laced glass of wine and raped her in his NYC home. Later allegedly attempted to assault her in Atlantic City and attempted to destroy her career when she fought back. More info www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2014/11/13/bill-cosby-raped-me-why-did-it-take-30-years-for-people-to-believe-my-story/
Barbara Bowman
Chelan Lasha Claims Cosby offered to help her pursue a modeling career; alleges Cosby lured her to his hotel room, offered her an "antihistamine" and a shot of Amaretto, which knocked her unconscious as Cosby began humping her. Gave her $1500 when she woke up and left. More info nymag.com/thecut/2015/07/bill-cosbys-accusers-speak-out.html
Chelan Lasha
Rebecca Lynn Neal Claims Cosby repeatedly visited the health club where she worked and invited her to his show; upon accepting, alleges that Cosby gave her a shot of Stoli, which rendered her disoriented but still conscious while Cosby raped her, ignoring her weakened pleas to tell him to stop. Says Cosby never visited her health club again. More info nymag.com/thecut/2015/07/bill-cosbys-accusers-speak-out.html
Rebecca Lynn Neal
Lisa Jones Met Cosby when she was 17 and alleges that after she turned 18, Cosby invited her to New York to audition for The Cosby Show where he offered her alcohol and then began trying to spread her legs apart. Claims she was able to escape to avoid further assault. More info www.etonline.com/news/154160_timeline_of_bill_cosby_sexual_assault_allegations/
Lisa Jones
Sammie Mays Claims that Cosby invited her to his suite while she was attending a TV industry conference in Vegas; once alone, she alleges Cosby offered a drink which caused her to black out and awake to find her bra disheveled and Cosby standing over her. More info nymag.com/thecut/2015/07/bill-cosbys-accusers-speak-out.html
Sammie Mays
Helen Gumpel Claims that after being called back for a potentially second appearance on The Cosby Show, Cosby invited her into his dressing room and made repeated advances on her, attempting to get her to have a drink. She declined and did not appear on any future episodes. More info nymag.com/thecut/2015/07/bill-cosbys-accusers-speak-out.html
Helen Gumpel
Jena T. Claims Cosby started paying an unwanted amount of attention to her while working as a model at age 17-18. Alleges that after she voiced her concerns to Cosby, he offered to buy her a car and then eventually forced her into unspecified sexual activity, giving her $700 as she left. More info www.etonline.com/news/154160_timeline_of_bill_cosby_sexual_assault_allegations/
Jena T.
Lise-Lotte Lublin Claims that during an audition in Cosby's hotel suite, he offered her two shots of liquor, causing her to black out and awaken to Cosby straddling her. Has helped champion new Nevada legislation to extend statute of limitation on rape cases. More info nymag.com/thecut/2015/07/bill-cosbys-accusers-speak-out.html
Lise-Lotte Lublin
Lisa Christie Claims that after years of seeing Cosby as a mentor, he offered to audition her for the movie Ghost Dad in his hotel room, when Cosby attempted to kiss her "like a boyfriend" and said he would give her "the biggest orgasm" of her life. When she refused, Cosby told her she would "never make it in this business" unless she slept with him. Christie went on to be Mrs. America less than 10 years later. More info www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/bill-cosby-accused-sex-assault-3-women-article-1.2380493
Lisa Christie
Jewel Allison Claims Cosby invited her to his NYC townhouse for dinner, where he offered her a glass of wine. Alleges the next thing she remembers was seeing semen on the floor as Cosby helped escort her outside into a cab. Gained distinction for being one of the few African American women to accuse Cosby. More info nymag.com/thecut/2015/07/bill-cosbys-accusers-speak-out.html
Jewel Allison
Eden Tirl A former actress who guest starred as a police officer on The Cosby Show in 1990, Tirl said she was pulled off the set during a taping of the show and groped by Cosby inside his dressing room. Tirl said she later told two of the show's staffers what happened, but was ignored. More info www.yahoo.com/katiecouric/the-former-actress-says-she-was-pulled-off-the-set-126590667323.html
Eden Tirl
Angela Leslie Claims that during an acting audition in Cosby's Las Vegas hotel room, Cosby told her to sip from a drink and act intoxicated, although she only pretended to sip it. He then allegedly stripped and forced Leslie's hand on his penis but told her to leave when she resisted. Afterward, she received regular payments from Cosby. More info www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/gossip/exclusive-actress-accuses-bill-cosby-sex-assault-article-1.2018698
Angela Leslie
(1990s) Lili Bernard Claims that after forming a friendship with Cosby as a guest star on The Cosby Show, he offered her a drugged drink and raped her, then said that she was dead to him. More info nymag.com/thecut/2015/07/bill-cosbys-accusers-speak-out.html
Lili Bernard
Michelle Hurd Claims Cosby invited her to his dressing room for acting exercises while working on The Cosby Mysteries. Alleges that some exercises involved inappropriate touching of her body, leading to Cosby to invite her to his home and take a shower. Hurd says she refused and claims Cosby told her to never tell anyone about their acting exercises. More info www.etonline.com/news/154160_timeline_of_bill_cosby_sexual_assault_allegations/
Michelle Hurd
"Kacey" Claims after a long-running professional relationship with Cosby, on one occasion he insisted she take a white pill to help her relax. Alleges she blacked out and awoke next to Cosby in bed. Came forward in 2015 under condition of anonymity and an assumed name. More info nymag.com/thecut/2015/07/bill-cosbys-accusers-speak-out.html
(< 1997) Cynthia Myers Prior to Myers's death in 2011, she provided interviews for the book Centerfolds which was released in 2015. In these undated interviews, Myers claimed she personally witnessed Cosby "use drugs to have sex with women" at the Playboy Mansion stating that his actions repulsed her so much, she was unable to "shed a tear" when Cosby's son Ennis was murdered in 1997. More info www.inquisitr.com/2349157/new-book-reveals-playboy-playmates-posthumous-allegations-of-bill-cosby-drugging-women-for-sex/
Cynthia Myers
Lachele Covington Claims that after working as an extra on Cosby, she visited Cosby's townhouse for career advice, where he attempted to put her hand on his genitals. Covington reported the allegation to the NYPD three days later but no charges were filed. More info nypost.com/2000/03/02/actress-bombshell-cos-rubbed-me-the-wrong-way/
Lachele Covington
Andrea Constand Cosby invited Constand to his house to discuss career goals after meeting her at Temple University. He provided her pills to relax her anxiety, which he claimed were Benadryl. Afterward, he fondled her and digitally penetrated her, according to his own sworn testimony though he claims it was consensual. Constand alleged sexual abuse to the local police, who decided not to file charges against Cosby. Constand then filed a civil lawsuit where thirteen other women came forward to allege similar abuse. The case was settled out of court for an undisclosed amount. On December 30, 2015, shortly before the expiry of the statute of limitations re: the alleged January 2004 incident, Cosby was charged with sexual assault based on the 2005 allegations by Constand, a reversal of a 2005 decision not to lay a charge. Documents from the case were sealed until the summer of 2015, and the charge was based on new evidence according to the current district attorney for Montgomery County. More info www.etonline.com/news/154160_timeline_of_bill_cosby_sexual_assault_allegations/
Andrea Constand
Donna Barrett Claims that during a photo shoot with her track team at the University of Pennsylvania, Cosby grabbed her and forcefully pressed his body against hers. More info www.reuters.com/article/2015/10/23/us-people-billcosby-idUSKCN0SH2HJ20151023
Donna Barrett
Chloe Goins Claims that Cosby drugged and assaulted her while she was at the Playboy Mansion in 2008. In 2015 the Los Angeles Police Department investigated and referred their file to the prosecutor. In 2016, an announcement was made that no charges would be laid because of inadequate evidence and the expiration of the statute of limitations. More info www.etonline.com/news/154160_timeline_of_bill_cosby_sexual_assault_allegations/
Chloe Goins
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