A Massachusetts judge Friday refused to throw out a libel suit brought against beleaguered entertainer Bill Cosby by three women who say he sexually assaulted them – the same day he was scheduled to be deposed in a Los Angeles civil suit filed by another alleged victim.
Earlier this year Tamara Green, Linda Joy Traitz and Therese Serignese filed suit against Cosby alleging he defamed them in interviews his representatives did with media organizations that “impugned” their reputations and subjected them to “public contempt, ridicule, aversion or disgrace.”
U.S. District Judge Mark Mastroianni not only refused to dismiss their case he ruled that Cosby is liable for comments made by his representatives.
“It does not take a speculative leap for the court to conclude Defendant would be personally involved in reviewing these types of allegations against him, crafting or approving the responsive statements, and directing the dissemination,” he wrote. CLICK FOR MORE