Essay on Journal 5

Submitted By AngelicaStar17
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Angelica Merkley
Reading Techniques
April 1, 2015
Journal #5

Two New Accusers Say Bill Cosby Drugged, Sexually Assualted Them

March 27, 2015, Piya Sinha-Roy, had written an article for Reuters.com titled “Two New Accusers Say Bill Cosby Drugged, Sexually Assualted Them,” stating that two more alleged women had came forward with what has been known as being drugged and sexually assaulted by the famous comedian and actor, Bill Cosby. Cosby has been working alongside with celebrity attorney, Gloria Allred, and has been accused by more than three dozen women. Cosby has never been charged over any of the allegations but a civil suit alleging sexual misconduct in the year of 2005.

In my opinion, I feel as if Bill Cosby had drugged and sexually assaulted these women like they all claim, then why did they all take so long to come forward? I believe many are just in it for his money and that it had not even occurred to most of these women making them sound preposterous and being superficially provocative. Now, am I saying it did not happen to any of these women? No! It may have very well happen to one, two or seven of them. Or even all of them, but why wait all these years to finally come forward? And whose to say a lot of these women were not willingly to have had sex with a famous man like Cosby, especially when they would allow him to drive them home or take them to Hugh Hefners’ Playboy mansion where knowing things could possibly be precarious. Most of these women had…