70’s Glam Star Gary Glitter Convicted of Sex Crimes [VIDEO]
His real name is Paul Gadd, but back in the 70's, he was a pretty outrageous pop star called Gary Glitter. Glitter's most successful song in America was the 1972 hit 'Rock and Roll Part 2'.
It looks like any future concerts from Glitter will performed to a captive audience.
According to a story from BBC News:
Glitter, who is now 70 was convicted of attempted rape, four counts of indecent assault and one of having sex with a girl under the age of 13. Glitter denied all the charges, but the jury just didn't buy it. He did have three other charges against him dropped.
Glitter will remain in custody until his sentencing for the crimes. That sentencing is scheduled to take place on the 27th of this month. Gadd/Glitter could face a life sentence for the charge of having sex with an underage girl.
The court heard one victim was under the age of 10 when Gadd, of Marylebone, central London, tried to rape her in 1975.
Glitter is not the first British star of that era to face such charges. Jonathan King who is best known for his 1965 hit, 'Everyone's Gone to the Moon' and TV presenter Jimmy Saville, who passed away in 2011, have both faced similar charges.
Gadd/Glitter was convicted a few years back for possession of more than 4,000 indecent images of children and sexual assaults in Vietnam. So basically, the guy has always been pond scum.
If you've ever attended a McNeese games, you'll recognize his 1972 hit, Rock and Roll Part 2