NBC and Netflix ditched projects involving him while TV Land removed reruns of "The Cosby Show" from its programming schedule.
Now 44, Constand looks to bring justice to what allegedly happened to her while filling her role on the Temple women's basketball team.
More than a dozen excerpts from Cosby's deposition, including the "friends" comment and his acknowledgment that he'd gone "somewhere between permission and rejection" during a previous encounter with Constand.
As talk turned to a possible retrial for Cosby, "Silicon Valley" star Kumail Nanjiani asked if it were possible to find a jury not biased because of his fame. McMonagle acknowledged that a mistrial wasn't what they were aiming for in the case, but that it was a satisfactory result.
NPR host Scott Simon filled the airtime by saying Cosby was just "shaking his head no". During the assault, Cosby is also accused of putting the woman's hand on his erect penis.
Six other women - Therese Serignese, Linda Traitz, Louisa Moritz, Barbara Bowman, Joan Tarshis and Angela Leslie - have joined that suit.
While Simpson was acquitted in the 1995 criminal case, a jury in the civil case ordered him to pay $25 million in punitive damages to the families of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald L. Goldman, who were together when they were killed.
There's no doubt he said under oath, during a deposition, that he bought Quaaludes to give to women he wanted to bed.
District Attorney Kevin Steele spoke to reporters after the judge declared a mistrial Saturday. After a preliminary hearing, a judge decided there was enough evidence for him to stand trial.
Bill Cosby speaks with members of the media as he departs from the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial in Norristown, Pa., Friday, June 16, 2017.
One of the most popular television series in history, it propelled a man raised by a maid and a US Navy cook into a life of fame and wealth.
Prosecutors argued Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted Constand.
Each of the three counts carries a standard sentence range of five to 10 years in prison.
"Do you agree that there's a hopeless deadlock that can not be resolved by further deliberations?" he asked after calling the jurors in a little after 10 a.m. "They've been intimate", he said.
Still, a handful of lawsuits in federal and state courts could lead to monetary awards against Cosby.
Cosby said in a radio interview before the trial he hoped to resume his performing career after the Constand case was resolved.