In a February deposition related to the case, Camille Cosby,
who also manages her husband's business, faced a series of
questions on her sex life, her political views and her son's
1997 death, her attorneys said in a federal court filing.
"These questions were irrelevant to the issues in this case and
plainly were designed to annoy, embarrass, and oppress the
witness," Camille Cosby's attorneys wrote.
U.S. Magistrate Judge David Hennessy on Wednesday agreed to hear
the attorneys' arguments on April 13. Camille Cosby is currently
scheduled to be deposed again on April 18.
Camille Cosby, 71, has stood by her husband of 52 years, an
entertainer who made a career of family-friendly comedy. Over
the past few years, more than 50 women have accused Cosby of
sexually assaulting them in alleged attacks dating back decades.
Cosby, 78, has repeatedly denied wrongdoing.
Tamara Green, a former aspiring model and singer who alleges
Cosby drugged and sexually abused her, filed the Massachusetts
civil lawsuit in December 2014. She was later joined by six
other women who say Cosby sexually assaulted them and defamed
them by calling them liars.
Most of Cosby's alleged crimes date too far back to be
prosecuted. Pennsylvania officials last year criminally charged
Cosby with sexually assaulting a woman in 2005.
(Reporting by Scott Malone; Editing by David Gregorio)
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