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Rolf Harris talks child safety in 1985 video

Rolf Harris educated children about 'no touch' almost 30 years before he was convicted of indecent assault.
Rolf Harris educated children about 'no touch' almost 30 years before he was convicted of indecent assault.

IN THE aftermath of famed Australian entertainer Rolf Harris being found guilty on a range of indecent assault charges overnight, a child-safety video featuring the now-convicted criminal has surfaced.

In the 1985 "Kids Can Say No" video, the bearded entertainer sits surrounded by children to talk about "yes touches" and "no touches".

About a minute in, Harris describes a "yes feeling" - like cuddling your baby brother then goes on to talk about "no feelings".

"It's like, 'No I don't know why I don't like that but I'm not too sure about that at all'," he tells the children

"I don't want that to keep going. I want it to stop. That's a no feeling.

"Sometimes people can give you a no feeling without ever touching you at all."

The seemingly innocent video has now taken on a darker tone, following his being found guilty in a British court on 12 charges of indecent assault of four victims between 1968 and 1986.

Harris is to be sentenced on Friday.

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