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Lawsuit Alleges Bill Cosby Sexually Assaulted A Woman At The Playboy Mansion When She Was Underage

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A new lawsuit filed today alleges that Bill Cosby sexually assaulted an underaged woman at the Playboy Mansion in 1974, adding to the lengthy list of women accusing the comedian of abuse.Judy Huth of Riverside County filed the lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court today, accusing the comedian of sexually assaulting her when she was 15. According to City News Service, this brings the list of accusers to at least 17.

Huth says she and a friend, who was 16 at the time, met the comedian in 1974 while he was filming in San Marino. While talking, Cosby invited the teenagers to his tennis club the following Saturday. When they later met at the tennis club, Cosby led the girls to a house where they played billiards and he gave them alcohol, having them each drink a beer for every game he won. He then led them to another house, which was the Playboy Mansion. According to the LA Times, the lawsuit stated that Cosby told the girls if "any of the Playboy bunnies asked their age, they should say they were 19."

It was there the alleged abuse took place. Cosby told Huth to sit beside him on a bed which is when he assaulted her. "He then proceeded to sexually molest her by attempting to put his hand down her pants, and then taking her hand in his hand and performing a sex act on himself without her consent,'" the lawsuit reads.

Huth is seeking unspecified damages in the suit.

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