Speaking outside his central London office this lunchtime, publicist Max Clifford told reporters:
"One of the good things to come out of this nightmare is the huge amount of support - literally hundreds of people have contacted me in the last 20 hours with their messages.
"So there is always a positive side to any dreadful situation."
Max Clifford spoke to ITV News last month about how the 1960s and 70s were a different world and abuse could have gone undetected.
The publicist Max Clifford has spoken out after being arrested by officers investigating the Jimmy Savile abuse allegations.