SANTA MONICA (CBS/AP) – Bill Cosby’s attorneys, a judge, and former Pennsylvania District Attorney were meeting behind closed doors Tuesday morning to decide whether to dismiss the sexual assault case against the entertainer.
Cosby’s attorneys say the former D.A. made a deal with Cosby not to prosecute Cosby in the Andrea Constand case and the deal was binding on his successors.
Constand has accused the 78-year-old entertainer of aggravated indecent assault for a 2004 encounter. The case was dismissed in 2005, and unsealed in 2015. Cosby’s defense said the encounter was consensual.
Meantime, Las Vegas lap dancer turned rapper has dropped her lawsuit accusing Bill Cosby of drugging and sexually abusing her at the Playboy Mansion in 2008.
Federal court records show Chloe Goins dismissed her lawsuit on Tuesday without explanation.
Her filing in Los Angeles was done in a way that would allow it to be refiled at a later date.
Prosecutors in Los Angeles decided last month not to file criminal charges against Cosby over her claims, noting that some details could not be corroborated.
Goins sued Cosby in October. Cosby had not yet responded to the case.
According to the L.A. Times, neither Cosby nor Goins were on the guest list at the Playboy Mansion on the night of the alleged assault.
Last month, Goins recorded a rap song titled, ‘Bill Cosby Dis-Record’ about Cosby, the allegations, and the pain she has suffered from the alleged assault.