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The Verdict Is In: Bill Cosby Found Guilty Of Aggravated Indecent Assault

Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images

Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images

Bill Cosby has been found guilty of sexual assault on three counts after six women testified that the actor/comedian drugged and assaulted them.

According to NBC News, “The jury returned with the guilty verdict Thursday afternoon after a second day of deliberations in which the judge read back testimony of the defense’s star witness, who testified that Cosby’s main accuser once said she could frame a “high-profile person.”

The 80-year-old was charged with three counts of aggravated assault against Andrea Constand, who claimed Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted her at his house in January 2004.

NORRISTOWN, PA – APRIL 25: Andrea Constand, main accuser in the Bill Cosby trial, leaves courtroom A after testifying in the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse, on April 25, 2018, in Norristown, Pennsylvania. A former Temple University employee alleges that the entertainer drugged and molested her in 2004 at his home in suburban Philadelphia. More than 40 women have accused the 80 year old entertainer of sexual assault. (Photo by Corey Perrine-Pool/Getty Images)

Some are calling this a victory for the #MeToo movement as Cosby is the first celebrity convicted of charges of sexual assault since the campaign started gaining popularity in the wake of allegations against Hollywood film executive Harvey Weinstein.

Earlier this year Cosby’s daughter Ensa died from renal disease. She was 44.

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