The Former Basketball Player Who Brought Down Bill Cosby

Without Andrea Constand, none of this happens. Bill Cosby is still America's No. 1 dad, still beloved for giving us the Huxtables and Fat Albert, still embraced in too many corners of the country for telling young black men to pull up their pants, still selling out arena after arena. » 11/26/14 3:42pm Wednesday 3:42pm

Those Rape Allegations Are Really Ruining Bill Cosby's Cachet

The rape allegations relentlessly surfacing against Bill Cosby like Cheerios in milk aren't just ruining his television career, but also his marketing opportunities: Dude has officially dropped from #3 most trusted celebrity, in the upper echelon with Tom Hanks and Betty White, to a lowly #2,615. » 11/25/14 5:30pm Tuesday 5:30pm

All-Women's College Still Undecided About Cutting Ties With Bill Cosby

Spelman College has benefited a great deal from Bill Cosby's financial contributions—he donated an unprecedented $20 million to the school in 1988. There's an academic center named after Cosby and his wife Camille. He delivered Spelman's commencement speech in 2006. But like other universities, the women's college in… » 11/25/14 11:50am Tuesday 11:50am

'Law and Justice Aren't the Same': Interview With a UVA Rape Survivor

In the history of UVA, only 14 students have ever been found guilty of sexual misconduct. One of these cases was adjudicated in September 2006, while I was attending the school as an undergrad, and—though I didn't know it at the time—in class with the woman (who we'll call Kelly in this interview) who'd spent 10… » 11/24/14 1:50pm Monday 1:50pm

Bill Cosby Allegedly Had an NBC Employee Paying Off Women for Years

Frank Scotti, a former NBC employee who worked with Bill Cosby on The Cosby Show, is claiming that he delivered payouts to various women on Cosby's behalf throughout the late '80s and early '90s. Scotti also states that part of his job was to stand as guard when young women (often delivered from modeling agencies)… » 11/24/14 12:50pm Monday 12:50pm

Virginia Governor Calls for Investigation Into UVA Gang Rape Frat

Two days ago, Rolling Stone published a bombshell article about an alleged gang rape at UVA's Phi Kappa Psi fraternity in 2012, and the labyrinthine headache that greeted the woman who tried to seek justice. Now, the Governor of Virginia is calling on the University to thoroughly investigate the fraternity. » 11/21/14 12:10pm 11/21/14 12:10pm

Roth's Lana Del Rey Rape Scene: 'So Sick, It's Been Locked in a Vault'

[Updated] In 2013, Eli Roth, director of gore and anxiety-horror films like Hostel and Grindhouse, directed a characteristically sick video for Marilyn Manson that featured Lana Del Rey in a rape scene. Because the footage was "so sick," it was "locked in a vault for over a year," Roth told Larry King, but has now… » 11/20/14 12:30pm 11/20/14 12:30pm

The Star of that 'Drunk Girl in Public' Video Says She Was Tricked Too

Remember that video about the "drunk girl" getting propositioned by men on the street that went viral last week? Well, the entire thing has been unraveling quicker than that ugly sweater my grandma made me for Hanukkah once. Turns out the "drunk girl" was "duped "into the video. Just like the dudes. Just so some… » 11/18/14 7:00pm 11/18/14 7:00pm

​Bill Cosby's Lawyer Would Like You to Just Focus on Cosby's Recent Work

Yesterday, on NPR, when asked to give any sort of comment regarding the slew of sexual assault accusations by several women, Bill Cosby sat and shook his head, not saying a word about the situation. Today, his lawyer released a statement, saying Cosby will not "dignify" the "'decade-old, discredited'" claims. » 11/16/14 12:19pm 11/16/14 12:19pm

​Bill Cosby Shakes His Head At Sexual Assault Allegations

This morning on NPR's Weekend Edition, Bill Cosby and his wife Camille joined Scott Simon to talk about their extensive collection of African art. Simon then proceeded to ask Cosby about the several rape and sexual assault allegations surrounding the comedian, and let's just say, it didn't go—well, it didn't go… » 11/15/14 3:00pm 11/15/14 3:00pm

​Six More Felony Charges Against Oklahoma City Cop Accused of Rape

Daniel Ken Holzclaw, the Oklahoma City police officer accused of targeting and raping women while on duty is currently under house arrest, charged with 26 counts of rape, sexual battery, indecent exposure and forcible oral sodomy after several women reported him. Now three more women have come forward and the charges… » 11/05/14 2:30pm 11/05/14 2:30pm

Horrifying New Zealand Gang Rape Case Leads to Zero Charges

Last year, New Zealand media broke the story of the Roast Busters, a group of young men in West Auckland who picked up girls (most of whom were underage, some as young as 13), gave them alcohol, and gang raped them, only to brag about it on social media. Now a year later, the investigation into the matter has come to… » 10/29/14 1:10pm 10/29/14 1:10pm

Defense Attorney: Vanderbilt Football Player Was Too Drunk to Rape

The attorney for one of the Vanderbilt football players accused of participating in the rape of a woman last summer has entered an unusual argument on behalf of his client: Brandon Vandenburg couldn't possibly be held responsible for rape; he was simply too drunk to know what was going on. » 10/23/14 3:00pm 10/23/14 3:00pm