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This file photo, comedian Bill Cosby, left, and his wife Camille appear at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts before Bill Cosby received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in Washington. A judge has denied a request by lawyers for Bill Cosby's wife to postpone her deposition in a defamation lawsuit brought by seven women who claim the comedian sexually assaulted them. The judge ruled late Sunday that the deposition, scheduled for Monday, can proceed.

SPRINGFIELD, MASS. >> The Latest on the deposition of Bill Cosby's wife, Camille, in a defamation lawsuit brought against her husband by seven women who claim the comedian sexually assaulted them (all times local):

9:20 a.m.

Security guards and hotel staff are keeping reporters from a conference room at a Massachusetts hotel where Bill Cosby's wife is slated to answer questions under oath.

Camille Cosby is scheduled to be deposed Monday morning in Springfield in a defamation lawsuit brought against her husband by seven women who claim the comedian sexually assaulted them decades ago.

The room where the deposition is scheduled to take place has been cordoned off with a no-entry sign.

Lawyers for the Cosbys say Camille Cosby does not have any relevant information in the case and her conversations with her husband are confidential.

The women allege that Bill Cosby defamed them by branding them as liars after they went public with allegations of sexual assault. He's denied their allegations and filed a countersuit.

8 a.m.

Bill Cosby's wife is slated to answer questions under oath in a defamation lawsuit brought against her husband by seven women who claim the comedian sexually assaulted them decades ago.

Camille Cosby is scheduled to give a deposition Monday at the Springfield Marriott.

The women allege that Bill Cosby defamed them by branding them as liars after they went public with allegations of sexual assault. He's denied their allegations and filed a countersuit.


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Lawyers for the Cosbys attempted to quash the deposition subpoena, arguing that Camille Cosby does not have any relevant information. They also say her conversations with her husband are confidential.

After a judge ruled Friday that Camille Cosby's deposition must proceed, defense lawyers filed an emergency motion requesting a delay. A ruling Sunday said Monday's deposition can proceed.