Beverly Johnson’s former talent agent and Hollywood veteran Don Gibble recently did an interview with The Daily Caller and claimed that Johnson and Janice Dickinson are both lying about their sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby. Gibble represented Johnson in the early 1990s and also says he personally knew Dickinson for more than twenty years.
According to Gibble, while Johnson told him several stories about Cosby, only one of them involved a private meeting and she never mentioned anything about being drugged or assaulted. In fact, Gibble says the meeting was a pleasant brunch with Bill Cosby and his wife Camille Cosby.
“She said she had brunch with him and his wife, and it was a great experience. And then on ‘The View,’ it flip-flopped,” Gibble said, referring to Johnson’s recent appearance where she was at odds with host, Whoopi Goldberg. “It was odd to me that she changed her story. She said [she was] drugged and raped. I just remember that was not the conversation we had. And we had it repeatedly. It was brunch. It was just one time. It was a typical nice pleasant experience. It can be easily proven that Camille Cosby was at that brunch, so it was kind of dumb for her to lie.”
“When I first met her [Johnson] in the early ’90s I had her make a list of all the producers she had a good experience with so I could call and get her in,” Gibbs told Daily Caller. He says Johnson placed Cosby on that list. He continued, “Basically, she only had a good experience with him, so if he had been producing something at that time I could have easily called that office and gotten her an appointment. It was ridiculous,” Gibble said, referring to watching Johnson change her story on “The View.” “I thought this was insane.”
Beverly Johnson did an exclusive interview with Vanity Fair, where the revealed her sexual assault encounter with Cosby. Johnson claimed Cosby invited her to his home to work on some acting exercises and things got weird after he offered her a drink:
“I knew by the second sip of the drink Cosby had given me that I’d been drugged—and drugged good.
My head became woozy, my speech became slurred, and the room began to spin nonstop. Cosby motioned for me to come over to him as though we were really about to act out the scene. He put his hands around my waist, and I managed to put my hand on his shoulder in order to steady myself.
As I felt my body go completely limp, my brain switched into automatic-survival mode. That meant making sure Cosby understood that I knew exactly what was happening at that very moment.”
Gibble not only said that Beverly wasn’t being honest, but he claimed that former supermodel Janice Dickinson’s claims were also false. Dickinson and Johnson are Cosby’s most prominent accusers and now, both of their stories are being challenged by someone who was also present in the times that these attacks were reported to have happened. Dickinson recently claimed that Cosby drugged her with a pill and raped her in 1982 in a hotel room in Lake Tahoe. However, Gibble says that’s not true. He claims Dickinson said at Hollywood parties “many times” that Cosby made a pass at her in a hotel, which she rejected. Cosby then went to bed without assaulting her, according to Dickinson’s original version of events.
Hmmm…we don’t know what to believe at all! We’re not sure what Don Gibble stands to gain from speaking out against his former client. Could Phylicia Rashad’s bold statement about the ruining of Cosby’s legacy be true? What do you think beauties? Sound off in the comments below.
Bow Down: 12 Vintage Beverly Johnson Mag Covers That Sealed Her Status As A Legend
1. Beverly Johnson Slays Like No Other!1 of 12
2. March 1972: Glamour2 of 12
3. August 1974: VogueSource: 3 of 12
4. February 1976: Cosmopolitan Magazine4 of 12
5. January 1979: Glamour5 of 12
6. December 1977: Vogue6 of 12
7. February 1980: Viva7 of 12
8. July 1980: Ebony8 of 12
9. August 1980: Harper's Bazaar Italia9 of 12
10. March 1981: Cosmopolitan10 of 12
11. May 1981: Glamour11 of 12
12. October 2009: Viv Magazine12 of 12