My life was destroyed. Is it worth so little? It’s disgusting
“No amount can take the pain away or change what they did. But I’m broken.
“My life has been destroyed by everything that happened to me as a child.
“I am severely psychologically damaged. My story has been proven and yet here I am still fighting. I’d probably have got more if I’d been in a car accident.”
Leisha was one of up to 1,000 victims abused on BBC premises by the creepy Jim’ll Fix It! star, who died in 2011 aged 84.
She says up to 30 men including Savile assaulted her in the years that she was taken to BBC Television’s HQ, then in West London’s White City.
Leisha’s childhood was turned into a sickening nightmare after a family friend invited her to spend weekends with him when she was aged around eight.
She came from a poor family in Muswell Hill, North London. The friend was a set designer with the corporation who told her he could get her into BBC Television Centre as a “treat” so she could see where programmes were made and meet stars.
One her first day wide-eyed Leisha wandered around the TV centre clutching her autograph book in the hope of seeing her favourite celebrities. Instead she was introduced to a paedophile ring.
Savile and dozens of his cronies sexually assaulted her, which usually began by sitting her on their knees.
She claims she was signed in as a guest every other weekend. Staff failed to flag up the constant visits of an eight-year-old girl as being