Lou Ferrigno's Wife Claims Bill Cosby Tried to Sexually Assault Her in 1967

Carla Ferrigno; Bill Cosby | Photo Credits: Corbis; Corbis

Carla Ferrigno, the wife of The Incredible Hulk star Lou Ferrigno, tells MailOnline that Bill Cosby once tried to sexually assault her in 1967 when she was still in her teens.

Then going by her maiden name, Carla Green, she was a Playboy Bunny working at The Playboy Club in Los Angeles when she was approached by a man who asked for her phone number so he could take her out to dinner. After they went to dinner, the man said Cosby was his "close friend" and asked if she wanted to go to his house.

Then, Carla, her date and Cosby and his wife, Camille, all went to the movies at which point Green was "uncomfortable" with how much Cosby talked to her. They went back to Cosby's house and everyone minus Camille began playing pool.

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Soon, it became just Cosby and Carla playing pool. "Just as I was ready to put the pool cue down he came forward at me. I thought he was reaching for the pool cue. But he came at me and grabbed me in such a powerful way. Grabbing me," she says. "He was much bigger than me. Much bigger and he pulled me so hard and so rough. I had never been treated so roughly and he pulled me hard to him so hard. And then kissed me so hard, right in the mouth. No one has ever been that physically violent with me."

Green used both of her arms to push Cosby away and ask what he was doing. She then said she ran off at which point, "I saw my friend show up in the hallway, I knew right then, that he knew, he knew why he was bringing me here." She demanded that her date drive her home, after which she never saw him again. "This was inside of me my whole life and I didn't like it. And every time I'd hear his name, I'd cringe," she says. "I knew he was a creep and nobody else knew he was a creep, so I kept it to myself. It's that simple."

She recalled seeing Cosby at an event years ago but never told her husband what happened. It was only in the past few days and hearing the onslaught of accusations made against Cosby that Carla told her husband "I have to come forward," she says. Although the TV star allegedly told his wife not to go public with her accusations because it's "not safe," Carla said she felt had she had nothing to lose. "I want to address every woman in America to come forward so this sort of thing doesn't happen again," she said. "Any woman who was hurt by this man needs to stand up and speak out against the insanity with the lawyers and the abuse. No more. No more."