There are press reports today (15 June 2016) that the late Sir Clement Freud is to be exposed as a sexual predator and child abuser.
An ITV television documentary scheduled to be aired tonight will highlight the experiences of two women who claim Freud molested them.
Clement Freud became a well known figure in the 1960's. He appeared regularly on the Radio 4 panel game 'Just a Minute' and featured in a long running dog food commercial on TV with his bloodhound, Henry. He later entered politics and was a Liberal party MP. Freud, who died in 2009, has been described by senior establishment figures as a national treasure.
The same ITV Exposure programme previously unmasked Jimmy Savile as a sex abuser.
It appears that suspicions about Freud have been circulating for some time, with reports that his name was on the 'radar' of a child abuse charity.
It is anticipated that more women are likely to come forward once the broadcast has been aired.
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