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Janice Dickinson becomes 15th woman to accuse Bill Cosby of sexual assault

  1. On Tuesday, former supermodel Janice Dickinson became the 15th woman to accuse 77-year-old comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault.
  2. She made the allegations in an interview with Entertainment Tonight, in which she said that Cosby sexually assaulted her in 1982.
  3. Dickinson is the third woman to come forward to say that Cosby raped her since October, when comedian Hannibal Buress used a comedy routine to draw renewed attention to the decades-old sexual assault allegationsagainst him.

Dickinson says Cosby raped her in 1982

In the Tuesday interview with Entertainment Tonight, Dickinson recounted a dinner she said the two had in Lake Tahoe, where she said Cosby gave her a pill for her stomach pains and then raped her. "The next morning I woke up, and I wasn't wearing my pajamas, and I remember before I passed out that I had been sexually assaulted by this man," she told ET.

In a letter to BuzzFeed News, Cosby's attorney, Martin D. Singer, called Dickinson's allegations "false and outlandish," and said her claims were contradicted by previous statements about Cosby in interviews and in her book, Interview with a Vamp.

Further reading

Read Everything you need to know about the Bill Cosby sexual assault allegations for more details on Cosby's other accusers, and an explanation of why so many women are now speaking out against him.