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Accuser's lawyer questions Cosby's ability to 'read' sexual cues, given that his client is gay

Accuser's lawyer questions Cosby's ability to 'read' sexual cues, given that his client is gay

A lawyer for Bill Cosby's first accuser on Tuesday questioned his self-described ability to "read" people's sexual cues given that her client is gay. Andrea Constand, employed by the Temple University women's basketball team when she met Cosby in the early 2000s, was dating a woman around that time, according to court filings unsealed this month. She considered Cosby to be a friend and mentor. "Despite his talent for interpreting female reactions to him, he did not realize plaintiff was gay until the police told him," lawyer Dolores Troiani wrote in a motion Tuesday involving the secrecy clause underpinning their 2006 settlement. Constand's...

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