Former Hollywood Executive Cindra Ladd Accuses Bill Cosby of Rape in Powerful Essay
“In 1969 I met Bill Cosby while working in New York for the late film producer Ray Stark. I was a 21-year-old single woman in the world’s most exciting city. He was a 32-year-old internationally known comedian and television star, one of the most likeable and popular entertainers in the business. He asked for my number and I gave it to him,” Cindra wrote for the Huffington Post.
Cindra goes on to describe that she met the 77-year-old comedian one night at an apartment. He offered her something for her headache. “What I do recall, vividly and clearly, is waking up the next morning nude in the bed of his friend’s apartment and seeing Cosby wearing a white terrycloth bathrobe and acting as if there was nothing unusual. It was obvious to me that he had had sex with me. I was horrified, embarrassed and ashamed. There was a mirror above the bed, which shocked me further,” she recalled.
“So why speak out at all and why now? The simple answer is that it’s the right thing to do. The truth deserves to be known,” Cindra added. Read her entire essay over at the Huffington Post.