‘We Gave It Our Best Shot’ Four of Bill Cosby’s accusers react to the news of his release...


Shortly before 1 p.m. on Wednesday, my cell and office phones began ringing off the hook and my social-media accounts exploded.


What’s going on? Is this true? How is this possible? Can you explain how this happened?


Many of these calls were from Bill Cosby’s accusers, who were reeling from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision overturning his conviction and ordering his immediate release while also forbidding he be tried for a third time. I’ve gotten to know many of them during my 16 years covering this story, so they knew how to reach me and had good reason to think maybe I could shed some light on how this happened.


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