The jury couldn’t reach a verdict in comedian Bill Cosby’s case after more than 50 hours of deliberating, so the judge declared a mistrial, an anti-climactic close to a story that has made headlines for the past few years.
Cosby had been charged with three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault. He would have faced up to a decade in prison if convicted. The 79-year-old comedian has been accused of sexual assault by dozens of women who have come forward in the past several years; rumors about rape allegations against Cosby have been around since at least 2009.
Andrea Constand was one of the witnesses and claimed that Cosby assaulted her at his house in 2004. In the trial, defense attorney Brian McMonagle said that Cosby and Constand engaged in consensual sexual acts. Prosecutors are reportedly planning to fight for a retrial in the future.
Jeffy Fisher took a look at the story on this week’s episode of “The Jeff Fisher Show.” Cosby won’t be retried because his reputation has already been ruined, he thought.
“The iconic Bill Cosby – that’s gone,” Jeffy said, asking, “What more do you want?”