Former Met Detective Chief Superintendent Sue Hill has told Daybreak that Freddie Starr is innocent until proven guilty.
"It's probably a relief he's had an opportunity to put his side of his story to police," she added.
Freddie Starr has been released on police bail after a second day of questioning by officers investigating the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal.
Freddie Starr has been released on police bail after being questioned by detectives in the Jimmy Savile sexual abuse scandal.
Comedian Freddie Starr has been arrested by police officers investigating allegations of abuse surrounding Jimmy Savile.