Legendary actor, Bill Cosby, 81 is going to spend the next 3-1o years behind bars This comes after he was convicted and sentenced for drugging and molesting a woman more than a decade ago.
The comic, , removed his watch, tie and jacket in the courtroom before being escorted out in handcuffs while carrying his walking stick.
‘This was a serious crime. It is time for justice. Mr Cosby, this has all circled back to you. The time has come,’ O’Neill said in sentencing him. ‘No one is above the law, and no one should be treated differently.’
The punishment came at the end of a two-day hearing at which the judge also declared Cosby a ‘sexually violent predator’. Cosby must undergo lifetime counseling and report quarterly to authorities. His name will also appear on a sex-offender registry sent to neighbors, schools and victims.