Aussie entertainer's 'life ruined' after sex scandal arrest

A SHOWBIZ friend of the high-profile Australian entertainer arrested last week in England on suspicion of sex offences fears his mate's life may have been ruined even if he's never charged.

The 83-year-old Australian celebrity was questioned on Thursday by a British police task force set up following the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal.

He was released hours later on police bail and has gone into hiding.

"It appears there's a witch-hunt going on looking at the number of high-profile celebrities arrested," the unnamed friend of the 83-year-old told UK newspaper, The Sunday Mirror.

"Even if those arrested are never charged, their lives will still have been ruined and that's unfair.



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