Despite speculation, the #MeToo movement and the witness's testimony aren't the main factors that led jurors to convict Bill Cosby of assault.
"Not once were race or the #MeToo movement ever discussed, nor did either factor in our decision", the statement read. And many black Americans were proud of his success.
He cited the testimony of prosecutors' first witness - Dr Barbara Ziv, an expert in sexual assault victim behaviour - as key to explaining away numerous attacks the defense lobbed at Constand for inconsistencies in the story she told police.
Cosby, who maintains his innocence, is now a prisoner in his dwelling as he awaits sentencing inside the subsequent three months on three counts of aggravated indecent assault. Snyder said he believes those who think Cosby is innocent would have a different perspective if they were in the courtroom.
The verdict came after a two-week trial during which five other women testified against Cosby, smh.com.au reports, while more than 60 women so far have said that the 80-year-old drugged and sexually assaulted them over a period of five decades. He said he was barely familiar with the accusations that Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted dozens of women.
The investigation into Cosby was reopened in July 2015 after a federal judge, acting on a request from The Associated Press, unsealed portions of Cosby's deposition testimony from a civil lawsuit he settled with his accuser, Andrea Constand, in 2006 for almost $3.4 million.
"I only found about it after I got home and looked online to see what everything was", he shared.
"I don't think it necessarily mattered that these other five women were here".
CONVICTED intercourse attacker Invoice Cosby has in contrast himself to Nelson Mandela as he faces the prospect of spending the remainder of his life behind bars.
Brown noted that the revocation would mark the first time FIT pulled an honorary degree. These consistent pleas could be an attempt to place Cosby back into the public's good graces as he has already stated plans to appeal his conviction.
"When there was talk of a plea bargain, I said no", Cosby told Page Six a year ago.