After years of allegations, Bill Cosby has finally had his day in court and he has been convicted of raping a woman in his home back in 2004.
As you may know, many women have come forward during the #MeToo era, alleging that Cosby drugged, raped and assaulted them during the height of his fame many years ago. Most of these allegations were so old that they surpassed the statute of limitations.
However, one woman, Andrea Constand, brought forward her claims from 2004 and it was enough to sentence Cosby to three to 10 years in prison. So, who is Andrea Constand? Let us tell you.
Andrea Constand accused Bill Cosby of drugging her and sexually assaulting her in his Philadelphia home, 12 years ago.
Andrea was born on April 11th, 1973 in Toronto, Ontario. Like many of Cosby's other accusers, she's tall, beautiful and looks like a model. She's currently 44-years-old and works as a massage therapist.
Cosby was formally charged with three felony counts of aggravated indecent assault back in April 26th, 2018. Today, he was sentenced.
Constand is known in Toronto, Canada. She was born and raised in the city and was actually a former varsity basketball star at Albert Campbell Collegiate Institute. She went on to play basketball at the University of Arizona and also played for Canada's women's national basketball team.
United we stand... pic.twitter.com/Qbws2Te4Dm— Andrea Constand (@ConstandAndrea) April 26, 2018
She was at the center of media attention for the past year. During the trial process, she's been followed relentlessly by paparazzi trying to capture her photo outside of courtrooms and trials.
Get some manners young man. https://t.co/DC1RdrqgDj— Andrea Constand (@ConstandAndrea) February 5, 2018
Constand has remained strong and posts habitually on Twitter. She even responds to others that post about their experiences with sexual harassment and assault.