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December 12, 2012

BBC Host/Child Predator Jimmy Savile Suspected In 199 Crimes, Including Rape

I think maybe Roger Simon finished his play too quickly -- seems like he could have added another chapter.

The late BBC entertainer Jimmy Savile is a suspect in 199 crimes recorded so far, including dozens of cases of rape, British police said Wednesday. They described the level of sexual abuse allegations against Savile as "unprecedented in the U.K."

The accusations against Savile, who died last year at age 84, grew after five women said during a TV program broadcast in October that they had been sexually abused by the presenter. The claims triggered a scandal that rocked the BBC, which has been accused of failing to report allegations against Savile while making shows praising him.

Number of rapes alleged: 31. Note the "alleged," of course. It should be noted that we have seen Accusation Panics before.

I don't think we're seeing it here.

Jimmy Savile was a big-time BBC fixture. Why of course he has a certain license to rape. First night and all that.


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