Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Former UK MP and 'National Treasure', Clement Freud, Exposed as a Paedophile

Clement Freud, pictured, has been accused of abusing two young girls, the youngest of whom was just ten according to a new ITV documentary Anon1367 shares this news...... 

Clement Freud - child abuser: Ex-Liberal MP's widow says she is 'profoundly sorry' as TV documentary reveals he molested girls as young as 10

  • 'National Treasure' Clement Freud has been accused of being a paedophile 
  • One alleged victim claims the former MP began grooming her from age 10
  • Another said he abused her from 14 and violently raped her once aged 18
  • Sir Clement's secret past will be revealed in an ITV Exposure documentary
The widow of Sir Clement Freud has said she is 'profoundly sorry' after a television documentary alleged the broadcaster and former Liberal MP had abused two girls.  
Sylvia Woolsey said she was just 11 when Sir Clement – described as a national treasure by Gordon Brown at his funeral in 2009 – began abusing her. She was later invited into his marital bed alongside his actress wife Jill, and also claims he had touched her breast in front of his spouse.

Lady Freud, who is said to have had an affair with writer Will Self’s brother Jonathan when he was 16 and she was 47, issued an immediate apology last night in response to the programme.

The second woman alleges Sir Clement groomed her from 11, abused her at 14 and violently raped her at 18. He was then a Liberal MP.
In other developments:
  • A friend of Madeleine McCann’s parents, who were befriended by Sir Clement in Portugal, said they would be appalled;
  • A child abuse charity revealed his name had been on its ‘radar’;
  • It said it was braced for more women to come forward.
Sir Clement, a grandson of the psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud and brother of artist Lucian Freud, was known to millions as a chef, comedian, writer and journalist.
He was a regular on BBC shows such as Radio 4’s Just A Minute.

When he died aged 84 his funeral was attended by George Osborne and stars including Bono, Stephen Fry, Paul Merton, Nicholas Parsons and Richard Curtis, the partner of his daughter Emma, 54.
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