Accusers confront Bill Cosby, and they aren't holding back

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Dominick Reuter Pool

Dickinson shared graphic details about her alleged sexual encounter with "The Cosby Show" actor in a Lake Tahoe hotel in 1984, claiming he drugged her with a blue pill. "I remember his breath, I remember the taste of his kiss, it smelled like cigars and espresso". "I was thinking how wrong it was".

"Here was America's dad on top of me, happily married man with five children and how very, very wrong it was", she said.

Dickinson is the fourth "prior bad acts" witness to testify in Montgomery County court against Cosby, 80, in his trial on three charges of aggravated indecent assault. Cosby has pleaded not guilty and contends that their sexual contact was consensual.

Several women took the stand in the Bill Cosby sexual assault case.

She says within minutes she became dizzy, and that he asked her to sit between his legs and stroked her hair, before she blacked out. But whether this actually happened in the case of Constand or the other 60 women who have accused Cosby may still be very hard to determine.

All of them testified they wound up unconscious from the drugs or alcohol Cosby gave them, unable to say no or resist as he had his approach with them. Later, in Cosby's room, she had the wherewithal to take a couple of snapshots of Cosby.

Chelan Lasha, whose body shook as she cried uncontrollably, struggled to keep her voice steady even as she spelled her last name for the court.

"He said, 'Will you fly economy?' And I said, 'No, I will fly first class.' He tried to get me to fly economy". I was just in shock. She said that at their second meeting, Cosby was giving her improv lessons.

"I wanted to hit him", Dickinson testified.

" I had been really light-headed", she explained. I remember feeling anger, disgust, feeling humiliated.

Cosby is charged with sexually assaulting a woman at his home in 2004.

After being arrested for disorderly conduct, Rochelle spoke with reporters regarding her time working with Cosby.

"It's all a fabrication there because I wanted the paycheck from the book", Dickinson said, repeatedly calling the book "poetic license" done to feed and educate her children, under attack from the defense. When she woke up the next morning, naked with something sticky between her legs, she said, "I apologized to Mr. Cosby, because I was so mortified".

Messereau, Bill Cosby's attorney, was also chided by Baker Kinney after she said he attempted to twist what she said about being assaulted.

"It is something so wonderful that has come out of this", she said.

The protection has dismissed the opposite girls's testimony as "prosecution by distraction".

The defense grilled the women on the considerable differences between what they told friends and family and what they told detectives; between the police reports and the press releases.

Mesereau challenged her by reminding the court that Dickinson insisted she never entered Cosby's room in her 2002 memoir, No Lifeguard on Duty, prompting the former model to insist that part of the book was fabricated to save herself from a legal war with Cosby.

"When you don't have a case, you have to fill the time with something else", Mesereau said.

But the women do have explanations for these discrepancies. She said she's never paid Allred, hasn't been paid by the lawyer and hasn't been involved litigation against Cosby. He's a powerful guy.

"Shortly after I took the pictures and he finished the conversation, he got on top of me", Dickinson said. "But it's going to be with me forever". 'It'll be your word against his, ' I told her. Prosecutors revealed the amount in opening statements: $3.38 million, the New York Times reported. Cosby tracked her down to Bali, where she was modelling for an oil company calendar, and asked her to Lake Tahoe "to further talk about my career". "The officer acted like he didn't believe what I was saying in the first place".

During cross examination Thursday, defence lawyer Tom Mesereau suggested she was motivated to distort the facts of a fun evening when she heard about a possible $100 million windfall from Cosby.

On the stand, Dickinson said she got to know Cosby after he called her agent and said he wanted to meet and possibly mentor her as she looked to expand her career into singing and acting.

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