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(NEWSER) – Supermodel Beverly Johnson—the first black woman to appear on the cover of Vogue, back in 1974—has stepped forward as the latest woman to accuse Bill Cosby of drugging her. It was the mid-1980s, she writes in Vanity Fair, and Cosby wanted her to audition for a small role on The Cosby Show. She was invited to a taping of the show and met with Cosby afterward, leaving "on cloud nine."

After another taping, Cosby asked her to come to his home and read for the part, bringing her daughter along. That visit went well, but on the next one, Johnson was alone. After dinner, Cosby took her upstairs and offered her a cappuccino from his espresso machine before she started reading for the part. Though she didn't want one, Johnson writes, Cosby insisted, and she finally took a few sips. "I knew by the second sip of the drink Cosby had given me that I’d been drugged—and drugged good," she writes.

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