What happened in Bill Cosby's sexual-assault trial

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Cosby helped her to the couch, where Constand said he sexually assaulted her.

"Yes", replied Constand, though she said the bath salts were not from her, but from a friend. Somebody that I trusted. She also listened as a prosecutor played a recording she made of one call in which Cosby talks about a plan to pay for Constand's education. "A mentor", she said.

"She called me at work", the mother testified.

In more than four hours of cross examination over two days, defense attorney Angela Agrusa did not ask Constand any details about the alleged assault.

She allegedly told investigators she had known Cosby six months at the time of the assault, but actually knew him for more than a year.

Constand, 44, of the Toronto area, is expected to take the stand this week and tell her story in public for the first time.

The Other Woman: Cosby's defense was dealt a blow when an attorney who once represented Cosby's talent agency, William Morris, testified that an assistant, Kelly Johnson, complained during a 1996 worker's compensation case that the comedian had drugged and molested her.

When she asked if they were herbal, he nodded, she said. But there she was, making an appearance unexpected by all, perhaps especially by Montgomery County Court Judge Steven T. O'Neill, who would chastise prosecution lawyers at day's end for not giving him forewarning. "I also testified earlier that I was also really nervous and I wasn't able to recall every particular moment that I had seen Mr. Cosby".

In addition to the buildup to the January 2004 night, Agrusa also sought to show that Constand maintained interest in Cosby after the incident, laying out phone records that showed some of the 53 calls the defense says she made to Cosby. She alleged that after several minutes of talking, she began to slur her words and told Cosby she had trouble seeing him.

Cosby is not on trial for any alleged incidents with Johnson. "And I felt him take my hand and place it on his penis and move it back and forth".

Bill Cosby walks from the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Norristown, Pa.

"I felt that if I had gone to the police, that Mr. Cosby would retaliate and try to hurt me, that he would try to hurt me or my family in some way", she testified.

Agrusa suggested on Wednesday that the massage therapist had changed dates and was phoning friends the night she claimed she was attacked. But in the end, it will come down, I believe, to one thing: Does the jury believe Constand is telling the truth?

"Cosby, sitting across the room at the defense table, leaned in to listen, whispered to his lawyer and, at times, shook his head".

Constand met Cosby at Temple University in Philly where he was one of its most famous alumni and she was director of basketball operations. "D$3 efense attorneys have proof, including Constand's later interviews with police, in which she describes private meals with the entertainer before January 2004 and a visit to his hotel room at a CT casino".

"I wanted it to stop".

She said she took two sips of the tea, nibbled the top of the muffin and left.

Cross-examination will continue Wednesday morning.

She alleged that Cosby put his hands under her shirt and on her genitals.

The Associated Press does not typically identify people who say they are sexual assault victims unless they grant permission, which Constand and Johnson have done.