ll Cosby's defense lawyers gearing up for the second week of the comedian's sexual assault trial in Pennsylvania. A Cosby spokesman on Friday not ruling out the possibility of the 79 year old testifying in his own defense. A shift from a previous announcement that Cosby would not take the stand.
>> Nothing's ever off the table when you're in a trial of this magnitude. You have to look and weigh all your options. In a ball game, things have changed, and players have been taken out. And sometimes, your star player plays, and sometimes, they don't. Prosecutors resting their case last week after laying out for the jury Cosby's deposition from a related 2005 civil lawsuit where Cosby admitted to giving drugs to women he wanted to have sex with.
The Montgomery County district attorney presenting key witness, Andrea Constand, who told jurors she felt frozen after she says Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted her on his couch in 2004. The defense team now looking to rebut those claims. Once dubbed America's dad, Cosby's career has taken a nosedive following dozens of sexual assault allegations from women going back decades.
Cosby's spokesman telling Reuters, the entertainer is intent on repairing his image. Echoing statements Cosby made before the trial, saying he hopes to resume touring after the trial ends.