Max Clifford

UK NEWS: PR GURU MAX CLIFFORD CHARGED WITH 11 INDECENT ASSAULTS

BBC News reports that millionaire PR guru Max Clifford has been charged with eleven indecent assaults. The alleged offences relate to seven different women and girls ranging in age from 14 to 19 years old. Mr Clifford, 70, from Surrey, who says the allegations are “completely false”, will appear in court next month. He was arrested in Operation Yewtree – set up after claims were made against Jimmy Savile – although his arrest was unrelated to the former BBC DJ. Operation Yewtree has three []

UK NEWS: BRITAIN’S TOP PUBLICIST MAX CLIFFORD ARRESTED ON SUSPICION OF SEXUAL OFFENCES

The Guardian reports that Britain’s top publicist Max Clifford has been arrested on suspicion of sexual offences. Via The Guardian Max Clifford, one of the best known publicists in Britain, has been arrested by officers investigating sexual abuse claims against Jimmy Savile and others. The Metropolitan police said on Thursday morning that officers working on Operation Yewtree arrested “a man in his sixties” at his Surrey home at 7.04am “on suspicion of sexual offences”. Clifford, 69, is the arrestee. He has been taken []

UK NEWS: SOUTH AFRICAN HONEYMOON DEATH HUSBAND ‘PLOTTED MURDER’

Via BBC News The husband of a woman murdered on her honeymoon in South Africa plotted his wife’s death, one of three men charged with her killing has told prosecutors. Anni Dewani, 28, from Sweden, was shot after being kidnapped while in a taxi with her husband Shrien last month. Western Cape High Court heard taxi driver Zola Tongo allege he was offered 15,000 rand (£1,400) by Mr Dewani, 31, from Bristol, to kill his wife. Mr Dewani’s family described the allegations []

UK NEWS: BARONESS SCOTLAND’S FORMER HOUSEKEEPER SEEKS MEDIA ADVICE

Baroness Scotland I’m sorry but this is absolutely ridiculous! Via The Metro The Government was bracing itself for revelations from Baroness Scotland’s (The Attorney General) former housekeeper after she turned to publicity guru Max Clifford for advice. Tongan Loloahi Tapui, 27, was arrested by UK Border Agency officers in Chiswick, south west London. A Metropolitan Police spokesman said she was questioned over alleged immigration offences and released on bail until October. Officials also arrested Serbian-born solicitor Alexander Zivancevic, a man she claims []

UK NEWS: JADE GOODY FUNERAL ‘TO BE TELEVISED’

Via Digital Spy Jade Goody has reportedly made plans for her funeral to be televised. The former Big Brother contestant has arranged for a large screen to be erected outside the church so that the service can be watched by fans. Goody is said to have chosen an oak coffin from the Royal Windsor Forest and wants to be taken in a convoy of seven cars from her home to the St. John The Baptist Church in Buckhurst Hill, according to Metro. []

UK NEWS: SHILPA SHETTY FLYING IN TO VISIT AILING JADE GOODY

Via BBC News Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty is hoping to visit terminally ill reality TV star Jade Goody next week. Shetty won Celebrity Big Brother in 2007 following a series of altercations with fellow contestant Goody, who was accused of bullying and racism. “Shilpa has been keeping in touch with her for months and they are good friends,” said publicist Max Clifford. “She desperately wants to see her if she’s well enough.” Clifford added that Goody was comfortable, but “very weak”. “She []

UK NEWS: JADE GOODY LEAVES HOSPITAL

Jade Goody left hospital yesterday while hoards of photographers (called in by Max Clifford), took pictures of an ailing Goody being carried out on a stretcher, barely able to open her eyes. Click here to view photographers of Jade leaving hospital yesterday. The terminally ill reality TV star is now at her Essex home with family members and it’s been said that she only has a “few days” to live. The Sun Newspaper urges the nation to sign it’s ‘Jade’s Legacy Petition’ to lower the age of cervical cancer screenings. They will then []

UK NEWS: JADE GOODY’S STORY ‘COULD BE MADE IN TO A HOLLYWOOD FILM’

A Hollywood film – What the hell????? And who have they got in mind to play Jade? Queen of playing British characters Rene Zellweger? I can’t.. I just can’t….. Speaking to the Daily Telegraph, Jade Goody’s publicist/agent Max Clifford said his client’s tireless fight against cervical cancer had attracted enormous interest and sympathy across the US entertainment community. He described a film about her life as a distinct possibility, adding: “The interest in Jade, not just in America but around the world, is rising every day. “Everyone []