Cosby's team will call another witness, a former Temple University employee who worked with Constand, who is expected to testify that Constand told her that she could fabricate a claim of sexual assault to get a payout from Cosby.
As Cosby walked toward court, accompanied by two publicists and a police escort, Nicolle Rochelle climbed over a barrier and began shouting. The jury in the comedian's first trial was selected from outside of Pittsburgh over concerns that Cosby's hometown notoriety could unfairly prejudice the jurors.
Cosby's lawyers say her memories are tainted at best.
The first trial ended in a hung jury in June 2017.
The District Attorney's office identified the protester as Nicolle Rochelle, 39, of Little Falls, New Jersey. The white-haired Hollywood attorney is soft-spoken, but has a formidable track record in pulling off legal surprises such as the 2005 acquittal of Michael Jackson on child-molestation charges.
Former model Janice Dickinson, right, is one of the five additional complainants set to testify at Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial. "You never know who's going to want to make a name for themselves".
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He faces three charges of aggravated indecent assault relating to the alleged assault of Constand in 2004, and with each count carrying a sentence of up to 10 years imprisonment, a guilty verdict could see the 80-year-old spend the rest of his natural life behind bars.
She was topless and the words "Women's Lives Matter" was written in red paint across her body, along with the names of other woman who have accused the actor of sexual misconduct.
THERE was chaos outside a U.S. court when a topless protester tried to attack Bill Cosby as he arrived for his retrial over allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting a woman he met at his former university.
Rochelle was standing outside the courthouse among a group of protestors Monday morning.
Mr Cosby stepped from his auto with a walking stick, slowly put on his coat and walked into a court on the outskirts of Philadelphia surrounded by cameras, for what has been labelled the first big sex trial in the age of #MeToo.
Cosby's lawyers, however, say they are anxious that the barrage of publicity surrounding other bad-behaving men will lead jurors to lump Cosby in with the others, making it tougher for him to receive a fair trial.
NORRISTOWN, PA - MAY 24: Invoice Cosby departs the Montgomery County Courthouse after a preliminary listening to, Could 24, 2016, in Norristown, Pennsylvania. "In honor of the first day of the Bill Cosby retrial, I went by the address where they filmed The Cosby Show exterior in New York City..."
In a twist, the judge hinted that he might not allow jurors to hear Cosby's lurid deposition testimony about giving quaaludes to women before sex. In this case, the jury will also be privy to the amount of money Cosby paid Constand when they originally settled the case.