Bill Cosby’s tormented wife may have finally abandoned him!
When the disgraced comic was criminally charged Dec. 30, Camille — his once devoted spouse — refused to be at his side. Now pals are pushing her to hit him with a $410 million divorce, sources claimed.
“Camille hung him out to dry!” a source told The National ENQUIRER.
“She told Bill in no way was she going to face the throngs of media and cameras at the courthouse and jail.
“Her being absent from his side spoke volumes!”
But whether or not they split, Camille could face the ultimate indignity by having to testify in the Pennsylvania rape case of Andrea Constand!
A legal expert told The ENQUIRER “no spousal privilege is granted in Pennsylvania to any criminal proceedings in which one of the charges pending against the defendant includes murder, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse or rape.”
The 78-year-old comedian has been charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault, which is are second-degree felonies.
As The ENQUIRER reported in July last year, Camille was already cracking under the strain of the Pennsylvania investigation, as well as the tales of dozens of women who said Cosby drugged and assaulted them over the past 40 years.
Though she’s quietly supported him since October 2014 when the allegations of abuse began piling up, a source said Camille has “now completely unraveled.”
At the couple’s estate in Shelburne Falls, Mass., where they had been living, Cosby has been forced to sleep in the guesthouse — away from his wife, according to a source.
The Cosbys married in 1964 and had five children together. But their marriage was rocked by the disclosure of an extramarital affair the former Jell-O pitchman had in the 1970s, and the revelation that he’d secretly paid $100,000 to the mother of his “love child,” Autumn Jackson.
At almost the same time, their 27-year-old son, Ennis, was murdered in a robbery attempt in January 1997.
The love child disclosure pushed Camille to the verge of a nervous breakdown, insiders said.
The couple has rarely been seen in public in the past year, but appeared together in Manhattan on Nov. 22. Cosby looked beaten-down, and leaned on Camille for support as they left their townhouse, an eyewitness told The ENQUIRER.
At the time, observers noted a telling clue to the state of their marriage — Camille was not wearing her wedding ring!