Garcelle Beauvais has revealed in her new memoir Love Me As I Am that she referred to a “scary” encounter with Bill Cosby.
When Beauvais, 55, met with Dorit Kemsley to reveal that she was busy recording an audio version of her then-unreleased memoir for the latest episode of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills was lifted.
Beauvais admitted that he was “a little scared” to release the book because “it was telling a story I never told.”
‘I’m a little scared’: Garcelle Beauvais has opened up about including meeting Bill Cosby in her new memoir ‘Love Me As I Am’.
Beauvais said some of her stories “might shock people”, but praised Dorit for still including them.
She then named Cosby in her confession. “I had an experience with Bill Cosby. It was really scary.
“There was a time when I thought I had peace, but when I was writing the book, I was like, ‘No, there’s no peace around it. It still haunts you,'” she added.
In an interview with Radio Andy earlier this year, Garsell opened up about his alleged encounter with the star in the 1980s.
New Book: In an interview with Radio Andy earlier this year, Garcelle talked about meeting the star in the 1980s.
Garsell, who modeled in the 1980s, recalled receiving a call from her agency that the Grammy winner wanted her phone number.
Back then, he was everyone’s dad. he was bigger than his life.
The young actress agreed and soon got a call from the TV icon, she said. ”
THE SMALL PART: The RHOBH star claimed the TV icon tracked her down and offered her a small part on the highest-rated sitcom.Seen here as a nurse in a 1986 episode.
The Coming to America star explained that she found the last part of the conversation “really weird.”
According to her IMDB page, the fledgling actress starred as a nurse in a 1986 episode of The Cosby Show, but received no on-screen credit.
Garcelle called the experience “a cautionary tale about really listening to your instincts.”
Ran: Garsell said she ran out of the comedian’s house after offering her a drink, “I wasn’t feeling well. And something told me to get out of there.
She recalled being invited to his would-be mentor’s house to discuss her career and education.
“When I got there, he asked me if I wanted a drink, and I, I was a baby. I was like, ‘Sure.’ And he gave me a sambuca. I never drank alcohol and had never heard of sambuca, so I remember it well. And I remember taking a sip and not feeling well.
‘And I don’t know, I just didn’t feel well. I literally got up, ran out of there, got into a taxi and went to my apartment.
Coming forward: The star explained that when dozens of women made similar accusations against Cosby, they didn’t come forward because they didn’t have “something concrete to add to the story.”
When asked if she thought the drink was drugged, the Models, Inc. star unequivocally replied, “I definitely think it was.”
When dozens of women made their own similar accusations against the NAACP Image Award winner, the star said she didn’t have “anything concrete to add to the story” before the accusations. I explained that I didn’t. She thought she was “on the bandwagon”.
Bill Cosby was convicted and sentenced to prison in 2018 for aggravated obscenity charges that stemmed from the 2004 attack on a Temple University employee in his home.
Accused: More than 50 women accused I Spy star of assault
He served nearly three years on a sentence of three to ten years before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturned the conviction. The decision was based on a former district attorney’s promise not to be prosecuted for testimony made in the deposition of a civil suit filed by the same woman in 2005.
In documents released from that civil trial, the entertainer admitted to casual sex with a series of young women, including the recreational use of sedative hypnotic drugs (Quaaludes), and admitted that dispensing prescription drugs was illegal. rice field. He also argued that all sex is consensual.
More than 50 women across the country have accused former entertainers of sexual assault.
In June, a Los Angeles County jury found Cosby guilty of sexually assaulting then-16-year-old Judy Hughes in 1975 at the Playboy Mansion.
Prison: The comedian served three years for indecent assault and had his conviction overturned on professional grounds.