Bill Cosby reportedly cursed out a prosecutor immediately after being found guilty of sexual assault. His lawyers plan to appeal the decision.
The Associated Press and others have reported that Cosby unloaded an “expletive-laden tirade” in the direction of Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele.
BREAKING: Bill Cosby lashes out at prosecutor in expletive-laden tirade in courtroom after conviction in sexual assault retrial.
— The Associated Press (@AP) April 26, 2018
After the guilty verdict was read and jurors left the courtroom, Bill Cosby launched an expletive-ridden tirade and called District Attorney Kevin Steele an "a—hole" https://t.co/u2GVhKNDx7
— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) April 26, 2018
Cosby, it appears, took issue with Steele arguing that bail should be revoked because he might be a “flight” risk. No, really, he said that could be the case because Cosby has a plane.
Cosby didn’t like that.
— Carl Hessler Jr. (@MontcoCourtNews) April 26, 2018
“He doesn’t have a plane, asshole,” the disgraced actor/comedian reportedly shot back. “I’m sick of him!” he also yelled.
It’s not clear if the tirade consisted of more expletives or what those were.
After the verdict, some video of Cosby leaving the courtroom emerged.
AP is reporting that Bill Cosby lashed out at prosecutors in an expletive-laden tirade in the courtroom after he was convicted in a sexual assault retrial.
— WNDU (@WNDU) April 26, 2018
Cosby was found guilty by a jury of seven men and five women in his second trial. The first trial ended in mistrial and a hung jury.
The second trial began on March 29 in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, and ended a month later. The jury began deliberations on Wednesday April 25 and arrived at the decision by Thursday.
Five women, including Andrea Constand, were allowed to testify against Cosby. Constand’s testimony was the focus of both the prosecution and the defense in closing arguments.
[Image via WNDU screengrab]