English DJ, television presenter, media personality and paedophile (1926-2011)
James Wilson Vincent Savile (31 October 1926 – 29 October 2011) was an English DJ, television and radio personality, dance hall manager and charity fundraiser.
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- Whatever is said after I’m gone is irrelevant.
- Jimmy Savile in: "No shame: Call me a pervert when I'm dead, I really don't care - Jimmy Savile, the lost interview," in: The Sunday Times, 14 October 2012
- I’ve never done anybody any harm in my entire life. No need to chase girls, I’ve thousands of them on Top of the Pops, thousands on Radio One.
- Jimmy Savile quoted in: "Savile and the tape that damn the police," in: Daily Mail, 15 October 2013 ; Quotes originate from a secret police interview in 2009 released only after Savile's death.
Quotes about Jimmy SavileEdit
- Even at the height of his fame, when he counted pop legends, politicians and royalty among his friends, he had still been one of them at heart, re-using his teabags and washing his shirts in the hand basins of hotels.
- Frank Furedi, Moral Crusades in an Age of Mistrust: The Jimmy Savile Scandal, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, , 2013. DOI: 10.1057/9781137338020