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New Bill Cosby Accuser Says She Felt Like A 'Rag Doll' During Sexual Assault

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Two new women have stepped forward today during a press conference with attorney Gloria Allred, giving tearful accounts about being drugged by Bill Cosby. One said she felt like a "rag doll" when he sexually assaulted her.

Former model Linda Brown said that the comedian tricked her in 1969 when she was 20 years old, according to NBC Los Angeles. Cosby, a man she trusted at the time, allegedly told her he had a gift for her in his hotel room, where he handed her a spiked soda drink. Brown, who's now 66, said she felt paralyzed and that "He flipped me over and sexually assaulted me. I felt like a rag doll." She reportedly woke up without her clothes on and had no idea why she was in his bed.

Lise-Lotte Lublin, 48, another former model at the press conference, said that Cosby drugged her 25 years ago in his hotel room, and she later awoke in her own home.

Both women are being represented by Allred, who has been representing other women accusing the comedian of drugging, sexually assault, or a combination of both. More than 20 women have come forward accusing Cosby of these allegations that are similar in nature. However, the cases have all fallen outside the statute of limitations except for one recent claim by 24-year-old Chloe Goins; this would be the first case that could possibly be used to prosecute Cosby.

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Cosby's attorney, Marty Singer, has been vehemently denying these claims.

In the wake of these accusations, the 77-year-old comedian and actor postponed his Bakersfield, California stand-up show tonight. He's been cancelling or postponing performances throughout his tour.

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