Janice Dickinson testifies Bill Cosby raped her

Chelan Lasha weeps as she returns to the courtroom after recess to testify against Bill Cosby during Cosby's sexual assault retrial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown Pa. on Wednesday

Chelan Lasha weeps as she returns to the courtroom after recess to testify against Bill Cosby during Cosby's sexual assault retrial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown Pa. on Wednesday

The Bill Cosby retrial is slowly taking shape. In the photo, he is talking on a phone in a hotel room. Dickinson says that when she woke up the following day, she noticed semen between her legs.

Describing a similar scenario to three previous accusers, Dickinson said Cosby contacted her and offered help with her career. "I mentioned that did not invite him to rape her".

The Canadian massage therapist whom Bill Cosby allegedly drugged and sexually assaulted 14 years ago told the entertainer's American retrial Friday that she "could not fight him off". Dickinson, by far the most prominent of the parade of women, is not directly tied to the criminal charges.

Dickinson remained resolute while being cross-examined by Cosby defense attorney Thomas Mesereau.

Actor and comedian, Bill Cosby, walks towards the courtroom after a break during the fourth day of his sexual assault retrial case at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania, U.S., April 12, 2018. If convicted, the former TV star best known for his No. 1 family sitcom "The Cosby Show" faces up to 10 years in prison on each of three related aggravated indecent assault charges. His first trial ended in a hung jury. For the retrial, the judge permitted five, although the change was never fully explained.

Baker-Kinney is one of five additional accusers prosecutors are calling to the stand to show that Cosby had a history of drugging and molesting women.

"They were so courageous", Allred said, calling their poise amid the defense's attacks "a handsome thing to behold, because they insisted on telling their truth". I couldn't get the words out I wanted to say. And more memorable than his scent was the symbol of power and decency he had long embodied to her.

Andrea Constand's testimony on Friday makes for a climactic courtroom showdown after five other women told jurors that the man once revered as "America's Dad" is a serial rapist who harmed them too.

But the thoughts running through her head and the sensations of that night have stayed with her ever since: "America's Dad on top of me", Cosby's cigar-breath and his body odor. "How very wrong it was". She says she awoke to find Cosby penetrating her with his fingers and putting her hand on his penis.

Janice Baker-Kinney returned to the witness stand Thursday after punctuating the first two hours of her testimony with a firm declaration: "I was raped". I was just in shock. But when she developed double vision and started slurring her words, Cosby lay her down on a sofa.

His bewildered look infused her with rage, she told the jury.

Dickinson said her career was thriving at that time. I remember feeling anger, disgust, feeling humiliated. He was a married man and I absolutely never showed an interest. "I had clients who would not appreciate the fact that I had been raped".

Mesereau's cross-examination of Dickinson will resume this afternoon. The book's ghostwriter, she said, took "poetic license". He asked whether she would be willing to fly in economy-class.

"I didn't consent to this", Dickinson testified.

Dickinson rebutted that she "wasn't under oath" when she wrote No Lifeguard.

Mesereau pushed: "You tell a completely different story in your book", he said.

Asked what was going through her mind during the assault, Lasha wailed, "Dr. Huxtable, what are you doing?"

"So, I was on the beach and I was thinking, 'Why is this guy calling me?'" Dickinson said.

Janice Dickinson, in the Montgomery County Courthouse on Thursday, April 12, 2018.

Mesereau had series of questions over Dickinson's civil litigation aimed at Cosby, including a pending defamation lawsuit. He gave her a little blue pill, which she swallowed. Dickinson didn't hold back, telling her version of events in great detail.

Constand testified she chose to report the assault to police in January 2005, about a year later, jarred to action by a nightmare and an increasing awareness of consent issues from her ongoing massage therapy training.

"It's all a fabrication there", Dickinson said. "There is no way I could appear drunk and appear on the cover of Vogue all over the world".

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

The defense has blasted Constand as a "con artist" who leveled false accusations against the star as part of a scheme to get money from him.

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