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Freddie Starr's Fourth Wife Files For Divorce

Sophie, who at 34 is more than half the comic's age, became Starr's fourth wife in 2013. She has filed for divorce citing "unreasonable" behaviour, according to Britain's The Mirror newspaper. The...

Freddie Starr Loses Libel Case

The 72-year-old funnyman sued Karin Ward after she claimed in several interviews and an eBook that he had groped her backstage during the recording of a TV show in 1974. Starr denied...

Freddie Starr's Libel Trial Begins In London

Starr, 72, was in court on Monday (15Jun15) at the start of what is expected to be a two-week slander and libel trial. The comic is suing Karin Ward, now 56, for...

Freddie Starr Splits From Wife

The 72 year old secretly married Sophie Lea in 2013, just two months after he was first arrested on historical sex attack allegations, and she supported him throughout his 18-month legal battle, which...

Freddie Starr Quizzed By Cops Over Stepson Clash

The funnyman was quizzed after clashing with Elliott Lea, the 15-year-old son of Starr's ex-wife Sophie Lea. The comedian tells Britain's The Sun newspaper, "I knew I'd done nothing wrong so I...

Freddie Starr Storms Out Of Tv Interview

Veteran British comic Freddie Starr stormed out of a U.K. Tv interview when he was quizzed about his sex abuse claims ordeal.Starr was arrested in November, 2010 over allegations he groped a 14-year-old girl, and...

Freddie Starr Relieved Over End Of Sex Abuse Ordeal

Veteran British comedian Freddie Starr is "relieved" allegations he sexually abused young women have finally been dropped - 18 months after his arrest.The funnyman was first held in November, 2012, amid claims he had groped...

Freddie Starr Cleared Over Sex Abuse Claims

Veteran British funnyman Freddie Starr will not face any charges over allegations of sexual abuse.The popular comedian was first arrested in November, 2012 in the wake of the Sir Jimmy Savile scandal, amid claims he...

Freddie Starr Arrested Again

British comedian Freddie Starr has been arrested for the second time in less than a month.The veteran entertainer attended a police station in England on Wednesday (12Feb14) to answer bail and was arrested by officers...

Freddie Starr Re-arrested On Bad Day For British Tv And Radio Veterans

British comedian Freddie Starr has been re-arrested by police investigating allegations of sexual abuse connected to the ongoing Operation Yewtree scandal.The 70-year-old entertainer was first questioned by authorities connected to the case in November, 2012,...

Freddie Starr's Bail Extended

Veteran British comedian Freddie Starr has been bailed until next year (14) as police continue to investigate allegations of sexual offences.The funnyman was due to find out whether he will be charged over the claims,...

Freddie Starr Sues Woman Over Molestation Claims

Veteran British comedian Freddie Starr has launched legal action against a woman who alleges the star molested her when she was a teenager.The funnyman is currently on bail after he was twice arrested by cops...

Freddie Starr Re-arrested Over Sexual Offences Allegations

Veteran British comedian Freddie Starr has been arrested for a second time by officers investigating the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal.The Tv star was taken into custody and quizzed over new sexual offence allegations on...

After Operation Yewtree Arrest, Fresh Start For Freddie Starr With Wedding No. 5, Wife No. 4

Despite having been arrested last year in Operation Yewtree, the investigation into Jimmy Savile and enquiries related to him, 70 year old Freddie Starr has got married again. His new wife, 34 year old Sophie...

Freddie Starr Marries

British comedian Freddie Starr has secretly married the partner who has supported him as he fights a child abuse allegation.The 70-year-old comic exchanged vows with Sophie Lea in front of family and friends at a...

Police Clutch Evidence Bags After Searching Jim Davidson's Home

The comedian Jim Davidson has been forced to pull out of Celebrity Big Brother after he was arrested at Heathrow airport in connection with the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal. The entertainer was due to...

Operation Yewtree: Man Arrested In London For Sexual Offences, Unrelated To Jimmy Savile

Another arrest has been made in relation to Operation Yewtree; the widespread police investigation into alleged sexual offences, sparked by the revelations regarding Jimmy Savile’s alleged former crimes against underage girls throughout his career at...

Max Clifford Faces Police Questions On Two Separate Sex Offences

PR guru Max Clifford may need to use all the publicist expertise at his disposal to get himself out of this one, having been questioned by police about two separate sex offence allegations some eight...

Police Quizzing 'Mystery Man' About Jimmy Savile Abuse Claims

The Metropolitan Police are believed to be holding talks with a 'mystery man' into the ongoing child abuse claims against the late Jimmy Savile.Police are remaining tight-lipped on the identity of the latest person to...

Fifth Man Questioned In Jimmy Savile Abuse Investigation - Identity Unknown

A fifth man is being questioned, under caution, in connection with the ongoing Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal, The Telegraph reports today (November 29, 2012). The man, in his 80’s and known to be from...

'I'm No Sex Pest': Freddie Starr Unable To Be Alone With His Children

Freddie Starr has told The Daily Mirror that he has been left feeling suicidal after his connection to the Jimmy Savile sex scandal has resulted in him being unable to spend time alone with his...

Freddie Starr Banned From Looking After Children Alone

British comedian Freddie Starr has been left feeling "suicidal" since authorities banned him from looking after his children alone following his arrest in connection with the Jimmy Savile sex abuse investigation.The Tv star was arrested...

Freddie Starr: 'Sex Abuse Scandal Is Killing Me'

British comic Freddie Starr fears the scandal surrounding his arrest in connection with the Jimmy Savile sex abuse investigation will kill him.The outrageous funnyman was detained by police this week (begs29Oct12) and admits the ordeal...

Freddie Starr Returns To Police Station, Questioned In Relation To Jimmy Savile Sex Abuse

The TV entertainer Freddie Starr has been recalled to a police station, so that they can further question him regarding allegations of sexual offences, in relation to the ongoing Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal, Sky...

Freddie Starr Detained In Connection To Jimmy Savile Scandal

British comedian Freddie Starr has been detained by police investigating sexual abuse allegations against late Tv icon Jimmy Savile.Starr was arrested in Warwickshire, England on Thursday (01Nov12) and taken into custody on suspicion of sexual...

Freddie Starr Arrested In Conjunction With Jimmy Savile Case: Operation Yewtree

Freddie Star has been arrested as Met police continue to carry out the Jimmy Savile Case, Operation Yewtree, Channel 4 News reports.The Metropolitan Police issued a statement saying "officers working on operation Yewtree have this...

Esther Rantzen Shops Three 'High Profile Bbc Employees' To Jimmy Savile Police

Gary Glitter has returned home on bail after being the first person to be arrested in the Jimmy Savile sex abuse inquiry. The 1970s glam rocker, who has served time for child sex crimes, was...

Fourth Tv Celebrity Implicated In Jimmy Savile Sex Abuse Scandal

A fourth, un-named British celebrity has been implicated in the Jimmy Savile sex scandal.Last week, ITV screened a documentary about the former TV star’s alleged abuse of underage and vulnerable children and since then, further...

Jimmy Savile Scandal: Freddie Starr Accused Of Groping Teen In Bbc Dressing Room

Freddie Starr has described Sir Jimmy Savile as “despicable.” The comedian Freddie Starr has been implicated in the latest string of allegations about Jimmy Savile’s sexual abuse against underage girls. Sophie Lea, 34, has waived...

Sir Jimmy Savile, Dj, Charity Worker And ‘Predatory Sex Offender’

In its first official statement on the Jimmy Savile sex scandal, Scotland Yard has dubbed the late BBC presenter a "predatory sex offender" suspected of abusing 25 young girls in allegations dating back to 1959....

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