Bill Cosby's Damning Deposition: Quaaludes, Coercion, and Lies
According to the New York Times, Bill Cosby's 2005 deposition in his legal battle with Andrea Constand, who accused him of drugging and raping her, contains numerous damning admissions from the TV legend.
Though Cosby has not been charged with any crimes and has steadfastly said he is innocent, his own words are likely to haunt him.
In the deposition, he admits to giving women quaaludes as freely as one would offer someone a drink, says he does not know if a woman on quaaludes is in any position to consent to sex, admits to frequent affairs (and an aversion to actual intercourse so that the women won't fall in love with him), and describes a sexual encounter between himself and Constand that he claims was consensual and fulfilling, but that she led her mother to believe was a "nightmare."
He even admits to expressing concern for one woman's cancer-stricken parent as a means by which to eventually have sex with her.
While his attitude is described as one of "casual indifference" as he volunteers unsavory details about his sex life, he does resist offering names of women with whom he has had affairs, noting, "I am a man, the only way you will hear about who I had sex with is from the person I had it with."