Savile guided prince in choice of top aide, so close to Prince Charles
November 16, 2012 Comments Off on Savile guided prince in choice of top aide, so close to Prince Charles
Savile’s sickening confession in his own memoir: ‘I said I’d do the event if I could sleep in a tent with six girls. They arrived in matching miniskirts and boots and looked good enough to eat’
He spent night with six girls wearing matching mini-skirts and white boots
They ‘fell about and over each other, making enough noise to wake dead’
Savile describes being spotted on beach by girl who took off clothes for him
New stories have come to light in his out-of-print 1974 book As It Happens
Meanwhile Leeds University could strip Savile of his honorary law doctorate
And crime experts call for probe into presenter’s links to Yorkshire Ripper
It’s claimed Savile even advised Prince Charles on senior aide’s appointment
Savile ‘hoarded toys left by public in Diana’s memory meant for sick children’
By Mark Duell 4 November 2012
….He claimed a council chairman called him as he wanted the annual mayoral ball to become a youth dance, because the event had previously only attracted a few hundred locals in the past.
The presenter told the chairman: ‘I will come if you will arrange for me to sleep in a tent up the local hillside with another tent alongside with six girls to sleep there as my bodyguards.
He added: ‘My demands really put the dance on the map and 2,000 tickets went like hot cakes.
‘My ultimatum of “no tents, no girls, no me” meant the council had to go through with it.’
Meanwhile, Savile was said to be so close to Prince Charles that he advised him on the appointment of Sir Christopher Airy as his private secretary in 1990, it was claimed today by the Sunday Times.
Savile and Charles met former major-general Airy before he was offered the post, portraying an extraordinary close friendship between the heir to the throne and the disgraced TV star.
‘Savile was in and out of the palace at that time pretty frequently,’ a source said. ‘His bling and his tracksuits made him rather unconventional and I think that was appealing to Prince Charles.’
Ex-royal press secretary Dickie Arbiter said Savile was a ‘brought in by an aide as a sort of “Jim’ll Fix It” to fix the state of the marriage’ of Prince Charles and Princess Diana, ‘but of course it didn’t work’.
St James’s Palace said it had no record of Savile being at Airy’s interview. Airy refused to comment….
Savile guided prince in choice of top aide
The shamed TV star forged close ties with Charles and helped him vet his private secretary
Kate Mansey and Simon Trump Published: 4 November 2012
JIMMY SAVILE was so close to Prince Charles that he advised him on the appointment of one of his most senior aides, The Sunday Times has learnt.
In an indication of the power and privilege extended to Savile by the royal family, Charles asked the DJ and television presenter for advice before selecting Sir Christopher Airy to be his private secretary in 1990.
Savile and Charles met Airy, a former major-general, before he was offered the post, according to an informed source.
The revelation shows the close friendship between the heir to the throne and the television presenter, who the prince grew to rely on in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
It also raises questions about the judgment of Charles and his decision to befriend Saville….