NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Judge denies Bill Cosby bail; 81-year-old to be locked up immediately. His Hollywood career and good-guy image in ruins, an 81-year-old Bill Cosby was sentenced Tuesday to three to 10 years behind bars for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman, becoming the first celebrity of the #MeToo era to be sent to prison. The punishment all but completed the dizzying, late-in-life fall for the comedian, former TV star and breaker of racial barriers. "It is time for justice. Mr.