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Will Gary Glitter Get Life In Prison?

2/6/2015 11:25am EST
Pop Star Gary Glitter Convicted Of Child Sex Abuse, May Get Life
Gary Glitter, the former glam rocker best known for hits like "Do You Wanna Touch Me?" has just been convicted of historic sex abuse charges.

That is, six crimes the star committed during the 1970s and 1980s: one count of attempted rape, four counts of indecent assault and one count of unlawful sex with a girl under 13. It's that last charge that potentially carries a life sentence.

But Glitter (real name Paul Gadd) doesn't seem to mind- at least not outwardly- as he was being led out of the courtroom, Glitter blew kisses to those watching the trial.

According to the trial, Glitter used ...
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Gary Glitter Arrested On More Sex Abuse Suspicions

10/29/2012 10:15am EDT
Gary Glitter
Former pop star Gary Glitter has been arrested on suspicion of sex offenses as part of an ongoing police investigation into allegations of abuse surrounding late British TV entertainer Jimmy Savile.

The shamed music veteran, real name Paul Gadd, was detained by officers at his home early on Sunday morning and taken into custody at a London police station.

He was arrested as part of Operation Yewtree - an investigation into claims that Savile, who died last year, abused up to 300 youngsters throughout his long-running entertainment career.

A statement from the Metropolitan Police reads: "...
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'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Recap: ' The Table Read'

11/16/2009 9:37am EST
Curb Your Enthusiasm
And here we are, finally at the place we'd been waiting to get to since the season began - a place of nothingness, a place of "Seinfeld". Of course, that didn't mean we had to leave "Curb Your Enthusiasm" completely behind in the process of returning to its predecessor.

The episode revolved around the table read and dress rehearsals for the "Seinfeld" reunion special. Those scenes were pretty much run-of-the-mill behind-the-scenes TV stuff, not a whole lot new, but it was a bit thrilling to see the rulers of 90s television back in their element.

The uniquely "Curb" touches came in t...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 8

5/8/2009 3:00am EDT
Enrique Iglesias
Happy Birthday to Spanish pop singer Enrique Iglesias (1975), Savage Garden singer Darren Hayes (1972), Blur drummer Dave Rowntree (1964), Actress Melissa Gilbert (1964), "Raise Your Voice" actor David Keith (1954), Van Halen drummer Alex Van Halen (1953), Talking Heads drummer Chris Frantz (1951), jazz pianist Keith Jarrett (1945), troubled English singer Gary Glitter (1944), singer Toni Tennille (1943), singer Ricky Nelson (1940; d. 1985), comedian Don Rickles (1926), and legendary blues guitarist Robert Johnson (1911; d. 1938).

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Celebrity Birthdays, May 8

5/8/2008 3:00am EDT
Enrique Iglesias
Happy Birthday to Spanish pop singer Enrique Iglesias (1975), Savage Garden singer Darren Hayes (1972), Blur drummer Dave Rowntree (1964), NASCAR driver Bobby Labonte (1964), Actress/SAG president Melissa Gilbert (1964), "Raise Your Voice" actor David Keith (1954), Van Halen drummer Alex Van Halen (1953), Talking Heads drummer Chris Frantz (1951), jazz pianist Keith Jarrett (1945), troubled English singer Gary Glitter (1944), singer Toni Tennille (1943), singer Ricky Nelson (1940; d. 1985), comedian Don Rickles (1926), blues guitarist Robert Johnson (1911; d. 1938), and 33rd President of th...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 8

5/8/2007 3:00am EDT
Enrique Iglesias
Happy Birthday to Spanish pop singer Enrique Iglesias (1975), Savage Garden singer Darren Hayes (1972), Blur drummer Dave Rowntree (1964), NASCAR driver Bobby Labonte (1964), Actress/SAG president Melissa Gilbert (1964), "Raise Your Voice" actor David Keith (1954), Van Halen drummer Alex Van Halen (1953), Talking Heads drummer Chris Frantz (1951), jazz pianist Keith Jarrett (1945), troubled English singer Gary Glitter (1944), singer Toni Tennille (1943), singer Ricky Nelson (1940; d. 1985), comedian Don Rickles (1926), blues guitarist Robert Johnson (1911; d. 1938), and 33rd President of th...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 8

5/8/2006 3:00am EDT
Enrique Iglesias
Happy Birthday to Spanish pop singer Enrique Iglesias (1975), Savage Garden singer Darren Hayes (1972), Blur drummer Dave Rowntree (1964), NASCAR driver Bobby Labonte (1964), Actress/SAG president Melissa Gilbert (1964), "Raise Your Voice" actor David Keith (1954), Van Halen drummer Alex Van Halen (1953), Talking Heads drummer Chris Frantz (1951), jazz pianist Keith Jarrett (1945), troubled English singer Gary Glitter (1944), singer Toni Tennille (1943), singer Ricky Nelson (1940; d. 1985), comedian Don Rickles (1926), blues guitarist Robert Johnson (1911; d. 1938), and 33rd President of th...
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