Two more women have publicly accused Bill Cosby of drugging them when they met years ago, and one said she was also sexually assaulted by the legendary comedian. Linda Brown and Lise-Lotte Lublin presented their allegations against Cosby on Thursday at the Los Angeles office of attorney Gloria Allred, who said the decades-old claims fall outside the statute of limitations, according to Reuters.
Brown told reporters she met the legendary comedian as a young model in 1969 in Canada. She allegedly went back to Cosby’s hotel suite, where he offered her a soft drink. Brown said she then blacked out and woke up naked next to him in bed, Reuters reported. "I couldn't move or speak. I felt paralyzed, he flipped me over and sexually assaulted me," Brown reportedly said Thursday. "I felt like a rag doll and like a real-life blow-up doll for him."
Lublin told reporters she met Cosby also as a young model in 1989 at a Las Vegas hotel. He allegedly gave her two alcoholic drinks that made her feel disorientated. Lublin’s memory of the incident was foggy but she recalled Cosby embracing her and later waking up at her home nearby, without knowing how she got there, Reuters reported.
Brown and Lublin are the latest of more than a dozen women who have come forward in recent months to claimed that Cosby drugged them and in some cases sexually assaulted or raped them. However, many of the purported incidents happened years ago and have long exceeded the maximum time allowed to file a claim.
While Cosby has denied the allegations, the comedian has canceled a slew of appearances since November. The actor, who is best known for his role as a loving father on the 1980s sitcom “The Cosby Show,” canceled a Sunday performance in Boston citing bad weather. The claims have also tainted Cosby’s reputation with universities and foundations. The University of Massachusetts Amherst --where Cosby received his master’s and doctorate degrees in education -- asked the comedian to resign in November as the face of a fundraiser, Reuters reported.