Cosby lashes out in court after guilty verdict
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Bill Cosby is lashing out at prosecutors after a jury convicted him of three counts of aggravated indecent assault.
Cosby stood up and erupted after jurors left the courtroom. He used an expletive to refer to District Attorney Kevin Steele, who was arguing to revoke Cosby's bail. Cosby shouted, "I'm sick of him!"
Steele at one point said that Cosby's bail should be revoked, asserting that he might flee the country by plane if given the opportunity.
Cosby reportedly stood up and yelled at Steele: "He doesn't have a private plane, you a**hole."
The judge ruled that Cosby will remain free pending sentencing.
Cosby was convicted Thursday of drugging and molesting a woman 14 years ago.
The 80-year-old entertainer stared straight ahead as the verdict was read. His chief accuser, Andrea Constand, remained stoic. Shrieks erupted in the courtroom and some of his other accusers whimpered and cried.
Judge Steven O'Neill told the panel of seven men and five women that it was "an extraordinarily difficult case." He says the jurors "sacrificed in the service of justice."
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