February 9, 2015 Comments Off on New accuser emerges as Cosby cancels shows in Boston
New accuser emerges as Cosby cancels shows in Boston
Feb 8th 2015
BOSTON (AP) – A former fashion model and actress who appeared on one episode of “The Cosby Show” in 1987 is the latest of several women to accuse Bill Cosby of making unwanted sexual advances toward them.
Helen Gumpel, formerly known as Helen Selby, said Sunday that Cosby made sexual advances and lewd gestures toward her while she was on the set of the show.
She said she was called to the show’s set for what she thought was another audition shortly after filming the one episode….
“I never thought of myself as a victim because I refused his advances,” Gumpel said. “But my career was a victim.”
A Cosby spokesman did not immediately respond to a message seeking comment. The 77-year-old entertainer faces sexual assault accusations from at least 15 women. He denies the allegations and has never been charged with a crime….