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A woman who was arrested for protesting topless at the site of Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial has been identified as an actress who appeared on “The Cosby Show,” the Associated Press reports.
The AP reported that Nicolle Rochelle had appeared on “several” episodes of the series.
IMDb identifies Rochelle as having appeared on four episodes of the sitcom. Per IMDb, her acting credits also include “Law & Order” and “NYPD Blue,” among others.
The first day of Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial started off with a topless woman charging at the comedian before he entered a Philadelphia courthouse Monday.
According to the Associated Press, a protester with “Women’s Lives Matter” — among several other words, including women’s names — written across her chest, hopped over a barricade and came within a few feet of Cosby before he entered the building.
The woman was intercepted by sheriff’s deputies and taken away in handcuffs after running toward TV cameras in front of the comedian.
The Montgomery County district attorney’s office said in a press release that Rochelle, 39, of Little Falls, New Jersey, was charged with disorderly conduct stemming from the incident. If convicted, she will be assessed a fine and be required to pay court costs.