Rolf Harris admits sexually admiring 13-year-old girl

Rolf Harris admits sexually admiring 13-year-old girl

Veteran Australian entertainer Rolf Harris has been grilled by the prosecution in his London trial overnight, and has admitted he may have sexually admired his daughters 13-year-old female friend.

Harris is facing 12 charges of indecently insulting four underage girls, and seven of the charges relate to one girl, over a 10 year period.

The prosecution has accused the 84 year old of grooming and abusing the girl, while she was holidaying with his family in the late 1970s.

Harris denies the accusation, saying he did not engage in sexual relations with her until she was 18, and claims even then it was consensual.

But he has admitted he did complement the teenager on her body, while she was wearing a bikini on the beach.

The trial continues.

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