Invoice Cosby has been moved to the final inhabitants however hasn’t had any visits from household 4 months after arriving at a Pennsylvania state jail.
The 81-year-old Cosby, who’s legally blind, has been moved out of particular housing the place he hung out getting acclimated, a jail spokeswoman mentioned. He nonetheless has inmates assigned to assist him all through the day, given his age and incapacity.
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Cosby spokesman Andrew Wyatt mentioned he doesn’t anticipate Camille Cosby or their daughters to go to the jail, which is about 32 kilometres from a household property within the Philadelphia suburbs. Cosby is serving a three- to 10-year time period for drugging and molesting Toronto lady Andrea Constand there in 2004.
“He doesn’t need to have them in that atmosphere,” mentioned Wyatt, who visits frequently. “Why put them in that place, to make it flip into some type of a circus?”
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Camille Cosby made only one transient look at every of her husband’s two legal trials, and their three surviving daughters stayed away. Cosby’s spouse of greater than 50 years did, nonetheless, file an ethics grievance towards the trial choose final 12 months, accusing him of bias within the case.
She continues to strategize on her husband’s behalf behind the scenes, Wyatt informed The Related Press on Thursday.
Cosby, after being moved final week, now has a single cell in a two-story unit on the newly constructed SCI-Phoenix in Montgomery County. Wyatt mentioned he’s in a unit reserved for veterans, one thing the jail wouldn’t verify. He had earlier been in a personal cell and day room close to the infirmary.
Cosby believes he’s a “political prisoner,” focused for his social and political beliefs very similar to heroes Martin Luther King Jr. and Nelson Mandela, Wyatt mentioned.
“He mentioned, ‘They need to entrap me to say I’m remorseful, or to say I did one thing I didn’t do.’ I’m not going to fall for it,” Wyatt mentioned.
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Inmates at Phoenix are woke up at 6 a.m. and again of their cells by eight:45 p.m.
They’ll spend a number of hours a day within the fitness center or train yard, and different time within the library, classroom, day room or visiting space, state jail spokeswoman Amy Worden mentioned. Wyatt mentioned that Cosby will get up earlier than daybreak to do leg lifts and crunches in his cell, and has been engaged on new inventive tasks.
“He hasn’t stopped interested by the issues that he’s going to do when he will get out,” Wyatt mentioned.
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A jury at a retrial final 12 months convicted Cosby of three counts of felony intercourse assault. He’s interesting the conviction.
Dozens of ladies have accused Cosby of sexual assault or misconduct over a 50-year span, together with 5 who testified on the retrial. Cosby and his attorneys and brokers have repeatedly known as the encounters consensual.
Cosby, a Philadelphia native, rose to fame within the 1960s as the primary black actor to star in a primetime tv drama with the hit present, I Spy. He grew to become generally known as “America’s Dad” for his portrayal of household man Cliff Huxtable on the top-ranked Cosby Present from 1984 to 1992, a present that helped his fortune attain an estimated US$400 million.