Playboy Founder Hugh Hefner Gets Involved With Cosby Rape Case

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Hugh Hefner Deposed For Cosby Civil Suit

On Wednesday, 90-year old business tycoon and Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner was deposed in a sexual battery civil suit against disgraced comedian Bill Cosby. This information comes courtesy of a Los Angeles civil rights attorney.

Hefner’s video-taped deposition was conducted at the Playboy Mansion, according to Gloria Allred, who is representing one of Cosby’s alleged victims, Judy Huth. She tole PEOPLE magazine:

“Because there is a protective order in place, we are not at liberty to discuss any part of Mr. Hefner’s testimony. We look forward to our day in court, after criminal proceedings against Mr. Cosby are concluded.”

In December, Social News Daily reported that Cosby was counter-suing several of his accusers for defamation.

Cosby is seeking monetary damages in a lawsuit against 7 of the women who accused him of date rape. The lawsuit calls the accusations ‘nothing more than an opportunistic attempt to extract financial gain from him.’

Earlier that year, we reported on the once family-friendly comedic icon’s fall from grace:

“Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios is removing a bronze bust of embattled actor/comedian Bill Cosby in response to a public petition. A Disney spokesperson confirmed the decision to remove the statue was made final when new revelations about the Cosby rape allegations surfaced this week.

On Monday, a 2005 deposition revealed Cosby admitted to buying sedatives with the intent to use them for sex. This correlates with the accusations of twenty-five women who have alleged Cosby raped, attempted to rape, or acted inappropriately with them.”


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