As for Cosby's state of mind as the jury deliberates the verdict, Keshia revealed, "My interactions with him, he's been in good spirits". Constand testified last week that Cosby gave her pills, helped her to a couch and groped her without her permission while she was passed out, unable to stop him. The jury consists of seven men and five women. Cosby says the sexual contact was consensual.
Jurors asked for testimony about a detective's interview with Cosby in early 2005. She had been present during the first two days of deliberations.
Jackson says Constand once told her she'd been drugged and sexually assaulted. The final prosecution witness, toxicologist Dr. Timothy Rohrig, testified that wooziness and other effects Ms. Constand described could have been caused by Benadryl or Quaaludes. Today begins their third day of deliberations.
He said he was content with the "petting" and touching the two had taken part in; on one occasion, when he was kissing her breasts, she said stop and he immediately complied. "It wasn't an angry stop". "Knowing Mr. Cosby is to know he's a comedian, there's always that sense of laughter and I was grateful to see his spirit hadn't been broken as a result of this process because it's arduous", she added, "There's nothing happy, there's nothing good about it for either side". Brian McMonagle, one of Cosby's lawyers, highlighted Constand's inconsistencies.
Cosby is charged with drugging and molesting Constand in 2004.
The former "Cosby Show" star went on to say that she had gone with Cosby to the courthouse recently during his trial as a friend. "Although I can not recall the specific year, there was an occasion I recall the television was on".
Prosecutors have portrayed Constand as a fearless victim seeking justice. A photo of those bottles was shown on a screen in court June 8.
After taking the pills, Constand said, she had trouble talking and difficulty moving and was suffering double vision, before briefly losing consciousness. He also questioned whether she had taken drugs like LSD. They also requested further definition of the third count, which pertains to whether Cosby gave her a substance "without [her] knowledge" for the objective of "preventing resistance". "Her eyes were...all over and she was anxious", he said. His admissions in that deposition led Montgomery County prosecutors to file charges against him.
The judge praised them for being remarkably conscientious as they consider three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault that could put Cosby in prison for the rest of his life. Numerous other women's cases against Cosby can no longer be heard as the statute of limitations for prosecution has run out, Constand's case being the only one leading to a criminal charge. Keshia Knight Pulliam, who played Rudy Huxtable on Cosby's famous sitcom, has accompanied the 79-year-old comedian to court over the last week.