Dave Lee Travis: Guilty as charged

Sympathy for Dave Lee Travis should evaporate after his having been found guilty of indecent assault and as he faces civil action over a further allegation

 

On Tuesday afternoon, Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis was found guilty of indecent assault at London’s Southwark Crown Court despite having so loudly and publicly protested his innocence.

 

Shamed presenter Dave Lee Travis will now be remembered for abuse as much as his career at the BBC
Shamed presenter Dave Lee Travis will now be remembered for abuse as much as his career at the BBC

He will now join Jimmy Savile on the list of those who've piled disgrace upon the BBC
He will now join Jimmy Savile on the list of those who’ve piled disgrace upon the BBC

After having been cleared earlier this year of a number of other charges, Lee Travis stated:

 

“I’ve been through a year-and-a-half of hell with this, which includes costing me so much money… I had to sell my house to do it… I did lose my reputation as well, which I may try get back later. I want to say I had two trials: one by media and one by crown court, and I have to say in all honesty that I preferred trial by crown court. All I want to do now is go home, relax with my wife and daughter who has also been suffering with me”.

 

Mr Lee Travis gained sympathy at the time as many believed he’d been treated unfairly and was a “victim of a witch hunt”. With this verdict, it is time to reassess such thoughts and to accept that here, again, is yet another example of a personality who wrongly considered he was above the law.

 

Dave Lee Travis will be sentenced on Friday 26th September and separately, it can now be revealed, he faces a civil claim from an additional alleged victim of primary school age.

 

 

Subscribe to our free once daily email newsletter here:[wysija_form id=”1″]

 

4 COMMENTS

  1. His poor daughter is also suffering! But he obviously wasn’t giving a Monkey’s toss about he’s daughter when he was raping someone elses young Daughter.

    • Well said. I agree with you on this. The picture of Dave Lee Travis with Sir Jimmy Savile says it all. What a dirty pair of perverts.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

Grosvenor Grabs The Ground Rent

Vast Belgravia artists’ studio goes on sale for just £1.3 million, but of course, there is a catch and that is the extortionate ground rent

Ghastly Ghislaine

Ghastly mucky madam Ghislaine Maxwell is not doing herself any favours in moaning about her new living arrangements in prison.

A £1 Million Shooting Brake

Quirky 1966 Aston Martin DB6 Vantage shooting brake with coachwork by Harold Radford goes to auction with a reserve of just under £1 million.

Reasonable Stunt

EXCLUSIVE – James Stunt responds to offensive media reports about himself rationally and reasonably If you’d believe the Mirror and The...

Was Melania Trump Trafficked?

Matthew Steeples examines allegations that Melania Trump was originally trafficked by Jeffrey Epstein.

Rich Covidiot Superspreaders

As the ‘silly season’ begins, the überwealthy are getting out-of-hand in terms of behaving ridiculously; rich covidiots must learn to behave.

Good Wishes Ghislaine

As Donald Trump repeats his good wishes to Ghislaine Maxwell and associates jump to justify why they chose to be connected, it becomes clear these people happily ignored what was so obviously in front of them.

A Grand Greek Revival

Grand Greek Revival mini-mansion in Illinois goes on sale for just £35 per square foot in spite of having been mostly renovated; it is situated within an area colonised by utopian Swedish Janssonists.

Speak Up Now Randy Andy

As a new witness comes forward, it is time for the Duke of York to finally be truly honest; if ‘Randy Andy’ is genuinely innocent, it would be his best move.

Locking Up Boris

Petronella Wyatt takes to Twitter to suggest Boris Johnson “locks himself down” given he is “57 years old, and obese.”

A Tory Whip Shocker!

Matthew Steeples finds himself in shock and agreeing with Jess Phillips MP after she calls out Tory hypocrisy over their failure to withdraw the whip from an unnamed MP arrested for alleged sex crimes.

Hero of the Hour – Tobias Weller (AKA ‘Captain Tobias’)

Nine-year-old Tobias Weller has raised £145,000 for good causes by walking two marathons in spite of having cerebral palsy and autism.

MeGain Must Stop

This morning’s revelations from Thomas Markle Jnr. are proof that the Duchess of Sussex must put a stop the almighty mess she created with her family.

Titles for the Boys and Girls – Elevation of Sir Philip May

Giving a knighthood to Philip May for “political services” is absolutely preposterous given his firm’s dubious connections; instead Count Binface would have been a better recipient.

What a Charlie!

As Charlie Elphicke is convicted of three counts of sexual assault, one must consider Theresa May’s government’s shameful decision to allow him back into parliament suggests Matthew Steeples.

Gruesome Ghislaine

Ghislaine Maxwell’s request to “keep nude photos and sexualised videos” out of her trial is yet more proof that she is nothing but gruesome.

Weather Now

London
light rain
25.5 ° C
28.3 °
23.3 °
73 %
3.6kmh
1 %
Wed
31 °
Thu
29 °
Fri
23 °
Sat
25 °
Sun
20 °