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How celebrity child sex scandal has rocked the BBC
CNN ^ | 10/16/2012 | Simon Hooper

Posted on 10/22/2012 1:28:54 PM PDT by Kid Shelleen

In life he was one of Britain's best loved children's television personalities, an icon of the pop music world, flamboyant friend of the famous, renowned for his eccentricities and honored for his tireless charity work. --SNIP-- Meanwhile the BBC finds itself accused of complicity in a sprawling child abuse scandal because some of the alleged incidents in the 1960s and 1970s are said to have happened on its premises. It's also facing claims that it allowed a wider culture of routine sexual harassment to thrive within its corridors in past decades.

(Excerpt) Read more at cnn.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bbc; jimmysavile; pedophile; topofthepops

1 posted on 10/22/2012 1:29:00 PM PDT by Kid Shelleen
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To: Kid Shelleen

Anyone who paints a picture of himself as Cesar is suspect.
What a weird life this pedophile lived, molested with immunity.


2 posted on 10/22/2012 1:35:35 PM PDT by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: Kid Shelleen

He was a host of Top of the Pops in England (a clone of American Bandstand) for years. He never married and lived with his mother until she died in her 80s. In all the “NME Poll Express Winners” concerts featuring iconic groups like the Beatles, he was the emcee. He was a bit strange, not surprised at this.


3 posted on 10/22/2012 1:36:44 PM PDT by RochesterNYconservative (ROMNEY/RYAN 20121)
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To: Kid Shelleen

As host of Top of the Pops and his ability to get close to pop royalty, I am sure he used and abused a lot of the female teen dancers on the show.


4 posted on 10/22/2012 1:38:28 PM PDT by RochesterNYconservative (ROMNEY/RYAN 20121)
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To: Kid Shelleen

But my question is this:

In the 70s, rock stars never asked for the age of women. Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin and Elvis and Jerry Lee Lewis always prefered young teen girls. The GTOs of LA were all in their young teens. Why not just indict the 1970s and the sexual excess of the time as well as Mr. Savile? I know my statement will be unpopular, but come on...most rock stars were having sex with teen girls back then.


5 posted on 10/22/2012 1:40:22 PM PDT by RochesterNYconservative (ROMNEY/RYAN 20121)
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To: RochesterNYconservative

I lived in the UK for almost a decade and Savile was a big deal. Personally, I didn’t like him. I thought he was an ugly smartass with the silly ‘seaside humor’ (sex, sex, sex) mentality of a 14 year old. Always tried to play the ‘working class Yorkshireman’ crap. Just ‘one of the lads’. Fake, fake, fake.

They do love their ‘eccentrics’ in Britian.

Louis Theroux did a pretty good show on him.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBC4JNrybKo


6 posted on 10/22/2012 1:43:20 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Kid Shelleen

Michael Jackson????


7 posted on 10/22/2012 1:43:37 PM PDT by bikerman (How will Democrats stand up to terrorism when they can’t even face Fox News?”)
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To: Kid Shelleen

Who are we to judge?

I mean, we’re all supposed to live like Mohammed, right?


8 posted on 10/22/2012 1:44:47 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (0BAMA CHOSE to watch a MUSLIM SNUFF FILM rather than a HEROIC AMERIAN RESCUE FILM!)
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To: RochesterNYconservative

Girls and boys, apparently.

An equal opportunity sicko pervert.


9 posted on 10/22/2012 1:45:23 PM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: Kid Shelleen

A smart British Conservative would use this to force radical changes on, or even break up, the BBC.

I doubt it will happen though.


10 posted on 10/22/2012 1:55:13 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: Kid Shelleen; Morgana

The entertainment business is replete with pedophiles, it part of their culture. How many child stars slept their way into show business, pressured by parents?


11 posted on 10/22/2012 1:59:35 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Kid Shelleen

His line on Top of the Pops was “Howz about that then boys and girls” while sucking on a big cigar.
It comes across different now in the light of what i have read.


12 posted on 10/22/2012 2:00:24 PM PDT by GSP.FAN (Some days, it's not even worth chewing through the restraints.)
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To: RochesterNYconservative

From reading the article, it sounds like more than having sex with underage girls. It sounds like he forced himself on girls. That’s rape.


13 posted on 10/22/2012 2:06:56 PM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: Kid Shelleen

BBC tried to coverup this scandal. I’m sure Murdoch is gleeful over this scandal since the BBC tried to run him out of business.

Defund the BBC, unfortunately the Cameron govt won’t.


14 posted on 10/22/2012 2:08:04 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: GeronL

“The entertainment business is replete with pedophiles, it part of their culture. How many child stars slept their way into show business, pressured by parents?”

At last, someone takes the pushy parents to task for what their Lil’ Darlin’s are deliberately exposed to?

In the final analysis, the entertainment industry has never been either anywhere normal, not much less than deliberately perverse.

PS The soloists you see on the concert stage were able to get there in all too many cases by being ‘mentored’ by someone able to “help” them into the limelight.


15 posted on 10/22/2012 3:56:55 PM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."...the public interest)
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To: GladesGuru
...The soloists you see on the concert stage...

Nothin's free...

The Kenyan must go.

16 posted on 10/22/2012 4:01:29 PM PDT by ex91B10 (We've tried the Soap Box,the Ballot Box and the Jury Box; ONE BOX LEFT!)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Thanks for posting the link, Theroux did a great interview of Evel Knievel too, he manages to bring celebrities down to earth. Jimmy’s keeping the flames warm for all the pervs at the BBC, sick, sad, these powerful people indulge in their perversions and prey on the innocent looking for fame.


17 posted on 10/22/2012 4:07:13 PM PDT by IslamE (epiphany)
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To: GladesGuru; Morgana

bump


18 posted on 10/22/2012 4:14:47 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

Well, if the allegations are true, he is no better than Gary Glitter.


19 posted on 10/23/2012 4:55:55 AM PDT by RochesterNYconservative (ROMNEY/RYAN 20121)
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To: RochesterNYconservative

He is much worse than Gary Glitter. With all the hundreds of allegations now being investigated, he is being called Britain’s most prolific ever sex offender.

The worst part is he barely did anything to hide the fact that he was a sexual predator, he even bragged about it in his autobiography, but nobody took the allegations seriously due to his fame and influence. The whole story is a depressing story of pure evil disguised as selfless virtue (he was also Britain’s most prolific charity fund raiser).


20 posted on 10/24/2012 5:56:01 PM PDT by sinsofsolarempirefan
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To: Kid Shelleen

My brother just sent me this and just when you thought it could not get any creepier..

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2228814/Jimmy-Savile-quizzed-Yorkshire-Ripper-murders.html


21 posted on 11/08/2012 2:19:23 PM PST by GSP.FAN (Some days, it's not even worth chewing through the restraints.)
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