Rolf Harris jailed for five years and nine months

Veteran entertainer Rolf Harris has been sentenced to five years and nine months in prison for indecently assaulting four girls over a near 20-year period. One of his victims told ITV News he was a "nasty man" who took advantage his position.

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Cilla Black 'always thought Rolf Harris was lovely'

Cilla Black says she is "disappointed" at Rolf Harris's conviction for indecently assaulting four girls, admitting she always thought he was "lovely".

“Well I’ve never known Rolf any different from anybody else and he was lovely and I’d rather not comment on it really. I’m disappointed. I’m really disappointed,” the entertainer told ITV News.

Harris has been warned that he faces a custodial sentence, after he was found guilty on all 12 counts of indecent assault.

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