Actor comedian Bill Cosby

A Judge in Pennsylvania has jailed comedian Bill Cosby for three to 10 years for sexual assault.Cosby, 81, was also categorized as a sexually violent predator, meaning he must undergo counseling for life and be listed on the sex offender registry.

The Actor declined to make a statement when offered the opportunity.At a retrial in April, Cosby was found guilty of three counts of sexual assault for drugging and molesting his one-time friend Andrea Constand in 2004.

Cosby’s request for Bail pending appeal was denied.The comedian became a household name in 1980s America when he starred in the Cosby Show TV Sitcom, playing the father in a well-to-do African-American family living in Brooklyn, New York.Such was his popularity that he was dubbed “America’s Dad”.