Rolf Harris 'painting to cope'

The wife of Rolf Harris has said he has been painting every day to help him cope with the trauma of being accused of sex abuse. The 83-year-old was arrested last month by police investigating abuse allegations following the Jimmy Savile scandal.

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Rolf Harris 'painting every day' after arrest

Rolf Harris has been painting every day to help him cope with the allegations he faces of sex abuse.

Rolf Harris seen in 2012 Credit: Press Association

Speaking to the Daily Mirror his wife Alwen Hughes said his family was stunned, but standing by him, and would fight for his name to be cleared. She said:

"Yes, it has been quite hard but it's all right, we're still laughing. I hope it will be OK. Rolf will carry on working... he's painting every day."

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