Last week, it emerged that the comedian testified in 2005 that he obtained the sedative Quaalude with the intent of giving the drug to women with whom he wanted to have sex, and he acknowledged giving it to at least one woman.
Some of the allegations against Cosby are decades old and, as such, fall outside the statute of limitations. But the Los Angeles Police Department said last week it is conducting at least one current criminal investigation into allegations of sexual assault against Cosby.
The scandal has hurt the comedian: NBC canceled a project with him, as did Netflix. The U.S. Navy revoked an honorary title for the comedian, and he resigned from the board of trustees at Temple University.