Bill Cosby Sex Scandal: What Led to His Arrest

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In recent months, Bill Cosby has seen more than four dozen women claim he drugged, raped or molested them at some point.

Here, we run down some of the most prominent accusers and allegations against him, a series of events that has culminated in the comedian being charged with sexual assult.

1. Joan Tarshis: Bill Cosby Accuser Offers Shocking Details of Alleged Sexual Assault

Joan Tarshis: Bill Cosby Accuser Offers Shocking Details of Alleged Sexual Assault
Several women have accused Bill Cosby of rape. Joan Tarshis is the latest to come forward with shocking allegations.

2. Bill Cosby Refuses to Answer Rape Allegation Questions, Asks Reporter to "Scuttle" Damning Footage

Bill Cosby Refuses to Answer Rape Allegation Questions, Asks Reporter to "Scuttle" Damning Footage
Bill Cosby asks a reporter NOT to include a portion of this interview in which he refuses to answer questions about sexual assault allegations made against him. It's a very awkward exchange.

3. Carla Ferrigno, Terese Serignese: Two More Women Accuse Bill Cosby of Sexual Assault

Carla Ferrigno, Terese Serignese: Two More Women Accuse Bill Cosby of Sexual Assault
Two more women have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault. Carla Ferrigno and Terese Serignese both came forward independent of one another earlier today.

4. Michelle Hurd: Law & Order Actress Accuses Bill Cosby of Sexual Abuse

Michelle Hurd: Law & Order Actress Accuses Bill Cosby of Sexual Abuse
Another woman has come forward accusing Bill Cosby of sexual abuse. Michelle Hurd claims Cosby behaved very inappropriately toward her while she was working as a stand-in on The Cosby Show.

5. Janice Dickinson Describes Bill Cosby Rape in Shocking Detail: He Mounted Me Like the Monster That He Was

Janice Dickinson Describes Bill Cosby Rape in Shocking Detail: He Mounted Me Like the Monster That He Was
Janice Dickinson described an alleged sexual assault by Bill Cosby in vivid detail during a recent interview with CNN. Dickinson claims the attack occurred after a business meeting in1982.

6. Judy Huth: Bill Cosby Sexually Assaulted Me When I Was 15!

Judy Huth: Bill Cosby Sexually Assaulted Me When I Was 15!
Judy Huth claims Bill Cosby sexually assaulted her, and that she was just 15 years old at the time, in a new lawsuit.

7. Tamara Green, Bill Cosby Accuser, Sues Comedian For Previous Abuse Denial

Tamara Green, Bill Cosby Accuser, Sues Comedian For Previous Abuse Denial
One of the many women accusing Bill Cosby of sexual assault is suing him for previously denying that he ever touched her. Read on for details.

8. Hugh Hefner: Saddened by Bill Cosby Rape Allegations

Hugh Hefner: Saddened by Bill Cosby Rape Allegations
Hugh Hefner has responded to the rape allegations against "good friend" Bill Cosby. He says he is "saddened" they have come to light.

9. Helen Gumpel: New Bill Cosby Accuser Says Comedian Made Advances on Set of The Cosby Show

Helen Gumpel: New Bill Cosby Accuser Says Comedian Made Advances on Set of The Cosby Show
A new Bill Cosby accuser has come forward. Helen Gumpel claims Cosby sexually assaulted her on the set of his beloved sitcom.

10. Beverly Johnson: Bill Cosby Drugged Me, Dragged Me Down Flight of Stairs

Beverly Johnson: Bill Cosby Drugged Me, Dragged Me Down Flight of Stairs
Beverly Johnson has come out and accused Bill Cosby of drugging. She says the comedian also dragged her down a bunch of stairs.

11. Bill Cosby: Only Black Media Will Stay Neutral, Uphold Journalistic Standards!

Bill Cosby: Only Black Media Will Stay Neutral, Uphold Journalistic Standards!
Bill Cosby allegedly said in a brief interview that he only expects the "black media" to uphold journalistic standards in covering his sexual assault scandal.

12. Patton Oswalt on Bill Cosby Scandal: Comedians Have Known For a Long F--king Time!

Patton Oswalt on Bill Cosby Scandal: Comedians Have Known For a Long F--king Time!
Patton Oswalt spoke about Bill Cosby on a recent podcast and said that comedy community has known about the sexual abuse allegations for a long time.

13. Roseanne Barr on Bill Cosby: We've All Known. For a LONG Time.

Roseanne Barr on Bill Cosby: We've All Known. For a LONG Time.
Rosseanne Barr says she and just about every other woman in Hollywood knew about Bill Cosby and his alleged molestations for years. She isn't surprised at all, but what is surprising is what she hopes for Bill Cosby next.

14. Bill Cosby: Accused of Rape By Wife of Famed Producer Alan Ladd Jr.

Bill Cosby: Accused of Rape By Wife of Famed Producer Alan Ladd Jr.
Yet another woman has accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault. Cindra Ladd claims the comedian drugged and raped her in 1969.

15. Chloe Goins: Model to Press Charges Against Bill Cosby For Alleged Toe Sucking Incident

Chloe Goins: Model to Press Charges Against Bill Cosby For Alleged Toe Sucking Incident
An LA-based model reportedly plans to file charges against Bill Cosby today. Chloe Goins has claimed that Cosby sexually assaulted her in 2008.

16. Judd Apatow: Bill Cosby Belongs in JAIL, is a Really Evil Guy!

Judd Apatow: Bill Cosby Belongs in JAIL, is a Really Evil Guy!
Judd Apatow has been vocal about his thoughts on the Bill Cosby rape scandal from the beginning, and he's showing no signs of slowing down.

17. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler CRUSH Bill Cosby in Golden Globes Monologue: Funny or Foul?

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler CRUSH Bill Cosby in Golden Globes Monologue: Funny or Foul?
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler did not hold back on Bill Cosby in their opening monologue at the Golden Globe Awards. That's putting it mildly.

18. Kathie Lee Gifford: Bill Cosby Tried to Kiss Me!

Kathie Lee Gifford: Bill Cosby Tried to Kiss Me!
Kathie Lee Gifford made a startling revelation on the Today show this morning. The TV personality stated that Bill Cosby acted inappropriately troward her while they were on tour together in the 1970s.

19. Katherine McKee: Bill Cosby Raped Me While I Was Dating Sammy Davis Jr.

Katherine McKee: Bill Cosby Raped Me While I Was Dating Sammy Davis Jr.
Another woman has come forward to accuse Bill Cosby of sexual assault. Katherine McKee claims Cosby raped her in the early 70s.

20. Saturday Night Live Brings Back Celebrity Jeopardy, Slams Bill Cosby on 40th Anniversary Special

Saturday Night Live Brings Back Celebrity Jeopardy, Slams Bill Cosby on 40th Anniversary Special
Saturday Night Live’s 40th anniversary special featured the return of Celebrity Jeopardy, and no topic was out of bounds, as Bill Cosby found out.

21. Bill Cosby: CHARGED With Felony Sexual Assault!

Bill Cosby: CHARGED With Felony Sexual Assault!
Bill Cosby has been charged with felony sexual assault. If convicted, he could face up to 10 years in prison.

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