Bill Cosby believes the 5 women who testified against him during his second trial should have never been allowed to be heard by the court.
According to the appeal filed by Cosby, and obtained by The Blast, the disgraced comedian filed documents in the Superior Court of Pennsylvania and argued that the testimony allowed during his second trial, by five women accusing him of sexual assault, was not relevant and should not have been used for a conviction.
Cosby's legal team argues the testimony was "strikingly dissimilar" to Andrea Constand's testimony during the original 2014 trial, and believe that the ultimate "conviction was not based on any credible evidence that he actually committed the crimes for which he was on trial."
The appeal was filed weeks after Pennsylvania Judge Steven O'Neill, in a post-trial memo defending his actions, said the women's testimony showed "chilling similarities" that pointed to a "signature" crime against Cosby.
As we reported, Cosby's wife Camille has been outspoken against Judge O'Neill, claiming "Judge O’Neill, with a great deal of help from the media, has tried to turn Bill Cosby into one of the most insidious stereotypes of African American men…the brutal, black buck."