Bill Cosby’s Wife, Camille, Accompanies Husband to Court

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’s wife arrived at court with her husband for his sexual assault trial, PEOPLE confirms.

Cosby spokesman Andrew Wyatt confirmed that the two arrived at courtroom in Norristown, where Cosby faces charges for allegedly drugging in his Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, mansion in 2004.

The appearance is Camille’s first at the highly-publicized trial. Wyatt previously told PEOPLE that Camille had planned to attend “one day,” and has remained supportive of her husband of more than 50 years before and after he was charged.

The Cosbys smiled as they walked arm-in-arm into the courtroom and appeared to share a few laughs as they geared up for week two of the trial.
Bill (left) and Camille Cosby
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“Camille is standing by him and there appears to be no shift in her feelings about this,” a source tells PEOPLE. “They have been married for over 50 years and she loves him. Of course, it’s very painful for Camille to go through this. For both of them, it’s a nightmare every day.”

Cosby has pleaded not guilty to three charges of aggravated indecent assault, insisting his sexual contact with Constand was consensual, and has denied similar allegations .
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Constand, who is gay, says their sexual contact was not consensual.

Cosby has had other supporters in court, including 38, who played Rudy, the youngest daughter of Cosby’s Dr. Cliff Huxtable on The Cosby Show. Pulliam escorted Cosby into the courthouse on the trial’s first day last Monday.

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Sheila Frazier, 68, who played the wife of Cosby’s character in the 1978 Neil Simon film, California Suite, showed up with him last Wednesday, walking hand in hand with him into the courthouse.

Phylicia Rashad, 68, who played his Cosby’s wife on their long-running hit show, will make an appearance at some point during the trial as well, Wyatt previously told PEOPLE, adding that she is in currently performing in a play.

Not all of his former co-stars are supporting him, though. Lili Bernard, a former Cosby Show actress who has , showed up in court in support of Constand.

Bernard wore a button saying, “We Stand in Truth.”

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