Just when you thought it couldn’t get anymore interesting, Bill Cosby hired superstar attorney Monique Pressley to represent him as the ongoing case against him and public scrunity has taken a turn for the worse.
Pressley was hired after Cosby admitted to purchasing Quaaludes, a drug popular in the 70’s, with the intent to drug women and then have sex with them. It is alleged that Cosby has done this to an outstanding number of women, including the molestation of a 15 year old girl.
Cosby’s camp selecting Pressley to represent them is clearly strategic. She is a strong and successful black women who believes in Cosby’s innoncence.
Pressley is a Howard alum based out of D.C who not only is an attorney but a TV legal analysit, minister, speaker and radio show host.
Want to know more about the woman putting her career on the line to defend the defamed comedic icon? LipstickAlly has put together a quick list of facts about Pressley that should be on your radar. Here are a couple of highlights:
- She’s a longtime defender of Cosby! Pressley is already on the television circuit with interviews on ‘Good Morning America,’ ‘The Situation Room,’ ‘NewsOne Now’ and ‘Inside Edition’ just to name a few. In defending Cosby, she has said, “The sheer volume or number of people saying the same thing, does not make it true.”
- She’s a strong supporter of Bree Newsome. If you scroll through Pressley’s Instagram feed, you’ll see a picture of Bree Newsome taking down the Confederate flag with the caption, “NOW THAT’S A WOMAN. #nogutsnoglory #theyearofthewoman #takeitdown #breenewsome .”
- She has her own firm. Pressley is the principal of The Pressley Law Firm, which is based in Washington, D.C. and specializes in complex civil litigation, new business incorporation and, development and church law issues.