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Started by RankBajin on Oct 29, 2011 2:57:01 PM
Sir Jimmy Savile dies aged 84

http://news.sky.com/home/uk-news/article/16099015

So:

  • Kiddly fiddler?
  • Corpse toucher?
  • Other? (please specify)
  • All of the above?

AlanII - 16 Oct 2021 07:38:24 (#17021 of 17198)

https://thejohnfleming.wordpress.com/2012/10/01/ha
ve-i-got-news-for-you-the-un-broadcast-jimmy-saville-allegations/

AlanII - 16 Oct 2021 07:39:37 (#17022 of 17198)

I am Evil Nexus!

RosyLovelady - 16 Oct 2021 08:40:11 (#17023 of 17198)

No, I've never read that before.

Arjuna - 16 Oct 2021 08:43:45 (#17024 of 17198)

I agree that the police are the main problem but the BBC made huge errors even going on information that Savile made readily available to the public. In the aftermath of a fifteen year old dancer committing suicide, he readily admitted to dating dancers from the show who were virtually all in their teens. He was 45 then but somehow the BBC thought he was the ideal candidate for a show where he made little kids dreams come true.

AlanII - 16 Oct 2021 07:52:11 (#17025 of 17198)

More HIGNFY for Rosy.

https://youtu.be/O0-eMtJlis0

Tenesmus - 16 Oct 2021 07:53:37 (#17026 of 17198)

ANNE-MARIE MOWER

Apr 28, 2020 at 7:05 am

This is not a hoax! Me and my husband have seen it twice on tv and the script is accurate because the whole thing was shocking and we have spoken of it for many years. The first time it was shown we were open mouthed at the language and that was a stand out moment for shock and awe.Seriously cringe worthy,Pauls utter contempt and saviles flippant blatant admission was a just jaw dropping. Concerned the denial was made public as there must have been millions watching, and all of us going WHAT!

From the link above (above). I wonder if that's a joke post or they really believe it.

AlanII - 16 Oct 2021 07:58:10 (#17027 of 17198)

I bet they are anti vax if it’s real.

levelgaze - 16 Oct 2021 09:33:42 (#17028 of 17198)

Just reading the script makes it apparent that it is an invention.

RosyLovelady - 16 Oct 2021 09:36:05 (#17029 of 17198)

All the same, there were irritable exchanges on air between JS and Paul Merton as I described. If you missed it, you weren't paying attention, slackers.

solomongursky - 16 Oct 2021 08:42:30 (#17030 of 17198)

He was on with Diane Abbott:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lyvwfRM_6j8

RosyLovelady - 16 Oct 2021 09:45:35 (#17031 of 17198)

I expect he was on more than once, being so popular and all.

StakludKar - 16 Oct 2021 09:50:23 (#17032 of 17198)

"Feared by every girls school" or something was what he said.

And when he turned up on celebrity big brother as a special guest he I introduced himself with "I have a terrible reputation for violence but you have nothing to fear from me"

BasilSeal - 16 Oct 2021 14:38:51 (#17033 of 17198)

Jack Dee speaking many a true word in jest

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_zx4dp-qbk

whitbreadtrophy - 16 Oct 2021 23:08:36 (#17034 of 17198)

he readily admitted to dating dancers from the show who were virtually all in their teens.

I remember Jonathan King being interviewed after his conviction in 2001. He was of course a repulsive individual, but the one quote that bites in the context of Savile was 'If they had been girls, no-one would have batted an eyelid.'

Arjuna - 16 Oct 2021 23:23:24 (#17035 of 17198)

Possibly but they may have been biased against for his terrible music ,shite tv programmes and generally looking a wrong'un.

He was like Jimmy but without the police protection.

StakludKar - 17 Oct 2021 00:30:23 (#17036 of 17198)

This morning on innocuous r4 prog Saturday Live there was a jaunty interview with a woman who as a child was put in a sanatorium for TB.

She was meant to be in for 3 days but ended up there 4 years from the age of 9. So far so casually harrowing. And then just as an aside she let slip "I'm amazed this happened really...".

They all had 'boyfriends': - penpals who were soldiers stationed in Germany. And they used to write them letters that they didn't understand, like her 13 year old ward mate asking her what "have you had carnal knowledge yet?" meant

MysteryDate - 17 Oct 2021 10:01:21 (#17037 of 17198)

I heard that interview too. Horrifying detail just slipped in as an aside. Rev Richard was clearly trying to move the interview along at that point.

HouseOfLametta - 17 Oct 2021 10:17:50 (#17038 of 17198)

I liked him when he was in the Commodores.

whitbreadtrophy - 17 Oct 2021 10:42:42 (#17039 of 17198)

Rev Richard was clearly trying to move the interview along at that point.

"Look, have you seen Noel's House Party? That's the kind of show it is; keep it light."

Verdigris - 17 Oct 2021 11:27:12 (#17040 of 17198)

Yes, it was a bit of an awkward moment.

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