Bill Cosby has not seen his wife Camille since last September when he started his prison sentence for drugging and abusing Andrea Constand at his home in Philadelphia in 2004, DailyMailTV can reveal.
But he has received personal endorsements from celebrities, including Quincy Jones and Spike Lee, who sent his love to the couple last week.
These are just a few of the disclosures made today by Cosby & # 39; s spokesperson, confidant, and only prison visitor, Andrew Wyatt, while the entertainer's legal team is preparing to lodge his appeal against his conviction Wednesday.
Exclusive to DailyMailTV, Wyatt described Cosby as a man who continues to protest against his innocence, who & # 39; amazing & # 39; has adapted to life in what he & # 39; the iron chest & # 39; and who is confident that he & # 39; expresses & # 39; will be.
The disgraced comedian Bill Cosby & # 39; s wife Camille, 75, has not visited him in prison since he started his sentence in September, DailyMailTV can reveal. He is shown to appear in court with his wife of 55 years in April 2018
Cosby & # 39; s spokesperson and only visitor Andrew Wyatt (photo) tells DailyMailTV that Cosby has incredibly adapted to prison life and is convinced that he & # 39; expresses & # 39; will be
The comedian has received private support messages from the support of director Spike Lee (right) and music magnate Quincy Jones (left)
Cosby & # 39; s first trial ended with a mini-stale in June 2017, when the jury itself & # 39; hopelessly crashed & # 39; and was unable to reach the unanimous decision necessary under the Pennsylvania law.
Cosby serves a prison sentence of three to ten years after being found guilty of drugging and abusing Andrea Constand, depicted during his conviction in September
But the jury in its second test in April 2018 had no problems. The 81-year-old entertainer was allowed to stay at home and under house arrest pending his conviction in September.
Now, Wyatt has told how Cosby drove to that audience and was absolutely certain that he would be put away and determined that he would not see Camille, 75, his 55-year-old wife until he was released from prison, a free man.
Cosby and Camille share three children – Erika, 53, Erinn, 52 and Evin, 42, none of whom visited their father.
Last year, the couple, Ensa, died of kidney failure at the age of 44.
Wyatt said that Cosby told him: & I have prepared myself mentally and physically to go into the iron box and I am ready to go.
& # 39; This judge will not condemn me to probation or house arrest. He has to win by putting me in the iron box. & # 39; & # 39; & # 39;
According to Wyatt, Cosby has made it clear that he does not want family members to visit him.
He said: & he feels that when he left the house he left the day of the conviction as Bill Cosby, not as NN7687, the number they gave him and he wants his family to see him in that light , not in the light of a prison uniform. & # 39;
Cosby is willing to be there for the long term, should his profession not lead him to get a third case.
A condition for conditional release after three years is that he visits the violent rehabilitation classes of Sexual Predator.
Wyatt revealed: & # 39; Mr. Cosby has made it very clear that he is innocent of what has been assigned to him and has been convicted. He feels that this is how they get prisoners to confess for a crime they didn't commit because they force them to go to classes like this.
& # 39; From the moment you take a sexual predator lesson, you are a demon; You are guilty of that crime.
& # 39; So we understand the provisions and he understands that he can leave after three years if he is present. He is 81 years old, he is 82 on July 12. But he is willing to sit there for the entire ten years instead of attending that course. & # 39;
Instead, Cosby fills his time behind bars with some Wyatt & # 39; speaking engagements & # 39; , giving up to 15 conversations per month to groups of inmates under the flag of & # 39; Man Up & # 39 ;.
Wyatt explained: “There are several groups and communities in prison who want to help men with, for example, drug and alcohol problems and prisoners coming for release.
& # 39; Cosby trains these men how to use the & # 39; d-i-s & # 39; take their disadvantage and acknowledge that they have a second chance if they are released conditionally, that they become better fathers, great community activists. & # 39;
Cosby (depicted in September 2018 after his conviction) appears to be behind bars, despite being legally blind
Cosby & # 39; s maroon robe from prison contains two wool hats (one with the top torn out), a pair of large Hobby jeans with ID number NN7687, a cotton sweater and a cap
DailyMailTV obtained exclusive photos & # 39; s from Cosby & # 39; s jail robe, which is out of proportion to the expensive sweaters he normally wore on the outside
According to Wyatt, Cosby sees that his detention has given him a goal – or more specifically, an audience that he tried to reach outside.
Wyatt explained: & # 39; The same people he wanted to reach outside. They are here. & # 39;
Cosby was famous by the media and black community leaders for his so-called & # 39; Pound cake speech & # 39 ;, delivered in 2004 during a National Association for the Promotion of Colored People (NAACP) award ceremony in Washington, DC, in which he was very critical about different parts of the black community and contemporary culture.
Wyatt said: & # 39; He said, & # 39; & # 39; When I made the speech about the pound cake, I was ridiculed by media and various people in the black community to broadcast black dirty laundry in public. & # 39; & # 39; And he said: & # 39; & # 39; We all have the same dirty laundry in prison. & # 39; & # 39; & # 39;
Officially blind and unable to record speeches in writing, Cosby & # 39; writes all his speeches in his mind as a way to stay mentally sharp. According to Wyatt, he refers to prison as & # 39; a pesticide for dementia & # 39 ;.
Cosby had asked the prison authorities to let him learn Braille so that he could read, but the request was rejected, his spokesman said, because it requires the use of a small pen that can be used as a weapon.
Cosby was assigned two prisoners to help him cross the prison and was transferred to the general population at the end of January.
He receives hundreds of letters that he cannot read and which are simply put in a box and sent to his office in California. And money donated to him is sent to charity on his behalf.
He is, says his spokesperson, channeling his experience of being in the navy for four years when it comes to mentally adapting to a life of rules, hours and limitations.
He said: & # 39; He sees it as if you are going to wage war and you will not see your friends and family. You must follow the rules. & # 39;
Cosby, pictured here in two mug shots, has emphatically rejected all sexually assertive claims made against him
Cosby is housed in the new maximum-security SCI Phoenix prison in Pennsylvania, which was built to replace the aging SCI Graterford.
Cosby is in the new maximum prison SCI Phoenix in the state of Pennsylvania, which replaced SCI Graterford. Ironically, Cosby filmed a documentary called A Day in Graterford in the & # 39; 70
In a bizarre twist, Wyatt explained how Cosby had filmed a documentary A Day in Graterford in the 1970s to dissuade youngsters from living a criminal life.
A report from that time stated that Cosby had seen it as & # 39; the most important thing he ever did & # 39 ;, and showed Cosby regarding prisoners and sharing some of his own experiences of growing up in poverty in the Philadelphia projects.
He noted: & # 39; He makes clear how easily he could end up in a cell. & # 39;
Four decades later, Cosby insists that he ended up in a cell as an innocent man.
Wyatt admitted that when he received news that a criminal case would be filed against Cosby, he called him and said, "Hey, I just need to know if this is true?" And he said to me: & # 39; Andrew. I will not take you through the valley of shame. & # 39;
He and his wife Camille claim to be the victims of a racist conspiracy, and in conversations with Wyatt, Cosby compared his detention to that of Neslon Mandela – whom he met after the murder of his son Ennis in 1997.
In a statement made after the condemnation of her husband, Camille, a devout Catholic, claimed that Cosby had been portrayed as & # 39; the brutal black goat & # 39; and paid the price for sleeping with white women.
Many of Cosby's prosecutors were black, including one of the five who, during the second trial, took the position of & # 39; previous bad deeds & # 39; took on themselves.
The admission of these witnesses is one of the most important pillars on which the Cosby team will appeal.
Testimonials regarding past alleged crimes are only permitted in Pennsylvania if it exhibits a characteristic pattern of abuse. But the inclusion is rare and Judge Steven T. O & Ne 39 did not explain why he allowed five women to testify in the second Cosby trial after he allowed this at Cosby's first trial in 2017.
Cosby fills his time behind bars with & # 39; speaking engagement & # 39; s & # 39 ;, said Wyatt, and gave up to 15 conversations per month to groups of fellow prisoners. Wyatt and Cosby are shown together in September after his sentencing hearing
Cosby & # 39; s new lawyers, Brian Perry and Kristen Weisenberger, will claim that these women should not have witnessed.
They will also state that the statements made by Cosby in 2005 and 2006 during a civil lawsuit brought by Constand should not have been used as evidence. They state that Cosby has made the statement of the promise of the previous Montgomery County District Attorney Brian Castor not to prosecute.
They will also claim that the statute of the restrictions on the attack alleged by Constand has run out.
According to Wyatt, Cosby is & # 39; optimistic & # 39; that the Supreme Court will allow him a new trial. But willing to share his time if they don't.
Wyatt said: & Mrs. Cosby stands behind him to support him in all his decisions. We don't think about the negative. We only focus on the positive and we look at the reality of the situation. & # 39;
He added: & # 39; When I last saw him, he said: & # 39; Look at me. I came here at 215lbs, then went down to 195lbs & # 39; … now he is at 187lbs.
& # 39; He says: & # 39; I can't wait to go home because I'm going to put on my suit and have a cappuccino. I'm going to do a clothes change for breakfast, lunch and dinner and just sit in my suits. & # 39; & # 39; & # 39;
If he & # 39; expressed & # 39; , he plans to spend three to six months at home before touring the new show he writes in prison. He is, said Wyatt, & # 39; more creative than ever & # 39 ;.
He added: & # 39; Note my words, Mr. Cosby is not nearly finished yet. & # 39;
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