Paul McCartney Says There Was Always Something Suspect With Jimmy Savile
Posted by Larry Csonka on 11.23.2012
- Paul McCartney recently spoke about his experiences with Jimmy Savile. Here are the highlights..
On Savile's Stories: "He told us all these stories about his wartime exploits how he had been buying chewing gum and nylons and all that, and selling them. He had all sorts of stuff going on. He was the older hustler guy, and we were very amused by these stories because he was a great entertainer."
On Savile Being Suspect: "But we dropped him off at his place outside his house and we said, 'Can we come in for a coffee', and he said, 'Oh no, not tonight lads'. When he'd gone we thought, 'Why doesn't he let us in, what is it?' Because most people would have let us in that we gave a lift to. So we always thought there was something a little bit suspect."
McCartney On Free Love & Staying Out of Legal Trouble: "It was a much more open scene, and you know free love, and the pill had just come in, so it was a completely different scene…
"There was a definite no-no involved in underage kids," he says, "Hey listen, we didn't have to worry. There were plenty of over 16 year olds."