Bill Cosby is free of a defamation lawsuit by Katherine McKee.

A federal judge in Massachusetts has dismissed the lawsuit against Bill Cosby by Katherine McKee
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Mckee, an actress, claimed the veteran TV host raped her in 1974, according to court documents.

McKee’s sexual assault allegation first appeared in a New York Daily news article in 2014.After the article was published, Cosby wrote a letter to the paper denying the claim. His lawyer then asked the paper to retract the article, according to spokesman Andrew Wyatt.McKee went on to sue the comedian for defamation, seeking monetary and punitive damages.

Cosby has been accused of sexual misconduct by more than 50 women.