According to Associated Press, Bill Cosby admitted in a 2005 deposition that he drugged women and intended on having sex with them. In December 2014, the Emmy Award-winning comedian resigned from Temple’s board of trustees after new allegations of sexual assault came to light.
The 77-year-old actor and comedian said he obtained Quaaludes and gave them to at least one woman,
The news agency obtained the legal documents after they became public on Monday. Mr Cosby testified that he gave a woman three half pills of Benadryl in a lawsuit filed by a former Temple University employee.
Mr Cosby settled the lawsuit outside of court in 2006 for undisclosed terms. More than a dozen women have spoken out against the famed comedian but Mr Cosby has never been criminally charged.
Mr Cosby’s lawyers fought to keep the documents private and argued that revealing them to the public would ultimately embarrass their client.