Another victim has come forward claiming that she was abused by Jimmy Savile during his alleged 5 decade span of abusing children, and that it happened when she was an eight year old hospital patient at the time, the Sun newspaper reports.
If this allegation is true, this makes this woman, who claims she was abused in 1986, Savile’s youngest victim so far. Read more & comment »
As the list if charges against former Top Of The Pops presenter, Jimmy Savile, mounts daily, in a shocking twist to the already horrific tale that has emerged, the former TV star has been sensationally linked to notorious British serial killer Peter Sutcliffe, the Yorkshire Ripper, so the Sun newspaper reports.
According to the publication, Suttcliffe not only murdered his third victim Irene Richardson just yards away from Savile’s penthouse, but also became a friend of the late Jim’ll Fix It star after he was moved to the secure hospital, where Savile volunteered. Read more & comment »
Police have raided a property belonging to the late TV presenter, Jimmy Savile, amid fears that over 20 victims were subjected to abuse there, The Sun newspaper reports.
According to the publication, officers arrived at the isolated country cottage, set deep in the highlands of Scotland, to search the premises, which was often used by Savile to entertain celebrities, and even royalty according to reports, including the future King, Prince Charles. Read more & comment »
Another victim in the Jimmy Savile case has come forward claiming that not only was she molested by the former Top Of The Pops star from the age of 11, but that the abuse took place in a hospital chapel, during mass!
According to reports in today’s Sun newspaper, Savile, who has been accused of child abuse spanning 6 decades after a recent Channel 4 Exposure programme highlighted his paedophilic behaviour, would prey on Samantha Brown in a room behind the congregation, whilst leaving the door open so he could still watch the priests service! Read more & comment »
After weeks of new victims coming forward in the Jimmy Savile abuse claims, after a Channel 4 Exposure documentary brought his paedophilic antics into the public spotlight, the police have now confirmed that the time span the alleged abuse took place was in fact over 6 decades!
According to The Independent, police have received claims from as early as 1959 and as late as 2006 that Jimmy Savile had under age sex with young girls and boys whilst abusing his power as a well-known TV personality. Read more & comment »
A top TV director has come out and claimed that he reported Jimmy Savile years ago when he caught him having sex with what appeared to be an underage girl in the 1980′s, but was ignored by the BBC, who he worked for at the time.
David Nicolson, who worked for over ten years on the hit BBC music show, Top Of The Pops, which Savile often presented, has revealed to the Sun newspaper how he caught Savile in his Jim’ll Fix It dressing room having sex with a girl he described as being “16, maybe 15”. Read more & comment »
The Sun newspaper has today launched a campaign to have the late Jimmy Savile stripped of his knighthood following reports that he abused children.
Sir Jimmy (as he is still known for now) was a pinnacle public figure in the 60′s, 70′s and 90′s, who, it is now suggested, used his tireless charity campaigns to cloak a disgusting obsession with young teenage girls. Read more & comment »
Sir Jimmy Savile, who of course passed away last year, had dedicated much of his life to raising money for charity, and even in death, he’s continuing his legacy of giving by writing into his will that some of his most treasured possessions should be auctioned off and the proceeds split between his favourite charities.
Going on sale at next month – overseen by prestigious auctioneers Dreweatts – will be Sir Jimmy’s prized £90,000 Rolls-Royce Corniche, his diamond-encrusted 18ct gold Rolex watch that’s worth around £12,000, and his BMW Isetta Bubble car.
Also going under the hammer are his collection of Cuban cigars and an assortment of other items of memorabilia, such as his famous rose-tinted specs, a signed Christmas card from Prince Charles and his sons William and Harry, as well as the original Jim’ll Fix It chair… Read more & comment »
The PA reports today that Celebrity Juice co-host Keith Lemon – which is of course the stage name of comedian Leigh Francis – will front a remake of iconic kids’ show, Jim’ll Fix It.
To be entitled, Lemonaid, the show will feature “members of the public with real life problems” being helped to make a dream come true.
The series has apparently been initially commissioned for a six-part run, with the episodes airing on Saturday evenings. Keith will be joined by a celebrity each week as he makes his guests’ dreams come true.
Of the show, Talkback Thames exec Dan Baldwin told the Daily Mirror, “Keith Lemon is about to demolish people’s problems and make their dreams come true.
It’s been reported today that in order to keep this year’s one-off revival of Jim’ll Fix It as faithful to the original show as possible, the BBC have ordered that the ‘Jim Fixed It For Me’ medals are to be cast from the original moulds.
A show insider told the Daily Mirror, “There are certain parts of the show which have to stay the same and one of the things people remember from Jim’ll Fix It is the medals.
“We have used the original moulds cast in aluminium.”
The Christmas special show, which will be hosted by EastEnders star Shane Richie, will feature children under 14 getting to realize some of their dreams, as per the show’s original format.
The paper adds, “Producers have received 5,000 requests, including killing witches, hugging penguins and daubing a police car with graffiti.”
The show originally ran from 1975 to 1994, and was of course hosted by the late Sir Jimmy Savile, and the BBC’s Controller, Danny Cohen, says the forthcoming new show will be a “great tribute” to Sir Jimmy… Read more & comment »
The funeral of TV legend Sir Jimmy Savile is to take place next week in Leeds, and ahead of it, Jimmy’s legion of fans who wish to pay their respects can do so when his body is taken to the city ahead of his burial.
What’s On TV report that Jimmy’s body will be taken to a city centre hotel on Tuesday, November 8th, and he will be buried following a Requiem mass the day after. He’s to be buried in Scarborough where he formerly lived.
Fans of Jimmy’s may recall that he took TV host Louis Theroux around his beloved home. Here’s a clip…
WOTV adds, “Further details of the arrangements for his body at The Queens Hotel, in Leeds, will be released later.”
The Requiem Mass will be held at St Anne’s Cathedral, and will be a celebration of his life, which will of course honour not only his long TV career, but also his lifelong commitment to raising funds for charities. Read more & comment »