Garcel Beauvais has opened up about the involvement of her alleged ‘scary’ encounter with Bill Cosby in her new memoir Love Me As I Am.
The topic came up when Beauvais, 55, met Dorit Kemsley and revealed that she was busy recording an audio version of her yet-to-be-released memoir on the latest episode of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
Beauvais admitted that she was ‘a little scared’ at releasing the book because it was ‘telling stories I’ve never told.’
‘I’m a little scared’: Garcel Beauvais opens up about involving alleged encounter with Bill Cosby in his new memoir, Love Me As I Am
Beauvais said some of his stories could ‘shock people’ but Dorit praised him for still including them.
She then mentioned Cosby by name in a confession: ‘There are stories in the book that I never talked about,’ she admitted. ‘I had an experience with Bill Cosby. That was really scary.’
“There were things that made me feel at peace, and while writing the book I realized, “No, there’s no peace around that, it’s still haunting you,” she said.
During an interview on Radio Andy earlier this year, Garcelle opened up about his encounter with the star, which reportedly took place during the 1980s.
New Book: During an interview on Radio Andy earlier this year, Garcelle opened up about his encounter with the star, which reportedly took place during the 1980s.
Garcelle, who was modeling in the 1980s, recalled that she got word from her agency that the Grammy winner wanted her phone number.
‘At that time, he was everyone’s father. He was larger than life.’
The young actress agreed and she immediately got a call from the TV icon, who said, ‘I’ve seen you around and I think you’ll be great for this show. I’m going to give you a small part, but I also think education is really important.’
Small part: The RHOBH star claimed that the TV icon tracked him down and offered him a small part on the top-rated sitcom. Seen as a nurse here in a 1986 episode
The Coming To America star explained that she thought the last part of the conversation was “really awkward” because “the person I didn’t really know” thought she needed more education.
According to her IMDB page, the fledgling actress was cast as a nurse in a 1986 episode of The Cosby Show, but did not receive on-screen credits.
Garcelle called the experience ‘a cautionary tale about really listening to your gut instincts’.
Ran: Garcelle said she ran out of the comedian’s house when she was served a drink claiming, ‘I just don’t feel right. And some told me to get out of there’
She recalled that she had been invited to the home of the happening mentor to discuss her career and education.
‘I got over there and he asked me if I wanted to have a drink and me, I was a kid. I was like, ‘Sure.’ And he gave me sambuca. And I remember that very well because me, I didn’t drink and I had never heard of sambuca. And I remember I took a sip and was not feeling well.’
‘And I don’t know, I wasn’t feeling well. And some told me to leave. And I literally got up and I ran away and I got in a cab and I went to my apartment and I panicked.’
Coming forward: The star explained that she didn’t come forward when dozens of women made similar allegations against Cosby because he had “nothing concrete to add to the story.”
When asked whether they thought the drink was intoxicating, Models, Inc. The star replied bluntly, ‘I absolutely think there was.’
The star explained that she did not come forward with her allegations when dozens of women made similar allegations against the NAACP Image Award winner, because she had ‘nothing concrete to add to the story,’ and because people might have thought. that she was ‘jumping on the horn.’
In 2018, Bill Cosby was convicted and sentenced to prison for aggravated indecent assault after a 2004 attack on a Temple University employee at his home.
Accused: More than 50 women have accused Eye Spy Star of assault
He served nearly three years behind bars on sentences of three to 10 years before the sentence was overturned by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. The decision was based on promises from the former district attorney that he would not be tried for testimony in a 2005 civil case in which he was prosecuted by the same woman.
In documents released from that civil trial, the entertainer admitted to having casual sex involving the recreational use of sedative-hypnotics (Qualuds) with a series of young women, and he admitted that distributing the drug prescribed by him was illegal. was. He also claimed that any sex was consensual.
More than 50 women across America have accused the former entertainer of sexual harassment.
In June, a Los Angeles County jury found Cosby guilty of sexually assaulting 16-year-old Judy Huth at the Playboy Mansion in 1975. They ordered him to pay $500,000.
Jail: Comedian served three years behind bars for aggravated indecent assault before pleading guilty to a technicality