Bill Cosby Reportedly Getting Fed Jell-O in Prison

Henry Bevington
By Henry Bevington
September 27, 2018Entertainment

Bill Cosby on Sept. 25 spent his first night in prison in Pennsylvania as Inmate No. NN7687, and he will reportedly be fed a cup of Jell-O.

Cosby for decades was a pitchman for Jell-O in its commercials.

Lisa Durand, spokesperson for the SCI Phoenix prison, told CNN that his first meal was meatballs and rice, green beans, mashed potatoes, and gravy, adding that Jell-O is also served as a dessert.

Cosby will be assessed by prison medical staff, psychologists, and other staff. He will be allowed phone calls, visitation, and exercise.

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Bill Cosby on Sept. 25 spent his first night in prison in Pennsylvania as Inmate No. NN7687, and he reportedly fed a cup of Jell-O. (Pennsylvania Department of Corrections)

The disgraced comedian will also be “able to purchase his own television, radio and tablet so that he will be able to receive email, music and books,” Press Secretary for Corrections Amy Worden told Fox News.

She added: “These are possessions that inmates are allowed to have.”

In a press release from SCI Phoenix, located in suburban Philadelphia, the 81-year-old is “being housed in a single cell in a unit adjacent to the infirmary.”

“We are taking all of the necessary precautions to ensure Mr. Cosby’s safety and general welfare in our institution,” said Corrections Secretary John Wetzel in a statement. “The long term goal is for him to be placed in the general population to receive the programming required during his incarceration.”

Details of Sentencing

Cosby received three to 10 years in prison for the 2004 assault of Andrea Constand.

“Bill Cosby took my beautiful, healthy young spirit and crushed it. He robbed me of my health and vitality, my open nature and my trust in myself and others,” she wrote in an impact statement. “Now, almost 15 years later, I’m a middle-aged woman who’s been stuck in a holding pattern for most of her adult life, unable to heal fully or to move forward,” she said, adding of Cosby: “We may never know the full extent of his double life as a sexual predator, but his decades-long reign of terror as a serial rapist is over,” The Associated Press reported.

More than a dozen women have accused Cosby of sexual assault or harassment over a several-decade period. Supermodel Janice Dickinson also accused him of assault.

“It is time for justice. Mr. Cosby, this has all circled back to you. The time has come,” Montgomery County Judge Steven O’Neill said, according to The Associated Press.

Cosby spokesman Andrew Wyatt claimed, however, that his client was subjected to the “most racist and sexist trial in the history of the United States.” Wyatt said all three of the psychologists who testified against Cosby were “white women who make money off of accusing black men of being sexual predators,” AP reported.

Cosby will have to serve a minimum of three years in prison before he can be eligible for parole.

“For decades, the defendant has been able to hide his true self and hide his crimes using his fame and fortune. He’s hidden behind a character he created, Dr. Cliff Huxtable,” Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele, adding that “now, finally, Bill Cosby has been unmasked, and we have seen the real man as he is headed off to prison,” according to AP.

After the sentencing, Cosby was led out of the courtroom in handcuffs before he was taken to prison.

From The Epoch Times

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