Rolf Harris tweet deleted from B.C. Premier Christy Clark's Twitter feed

An antique store trip turned into PR embarrassment after B.C. Premier Christy Clark tweeted a picture of herself holding an album by disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris.

Premier tweeted after antique-store purchase of album by disgraced children's entertainer

B.C. Premier Christy Clark quickly deleted this tweet, showing her with an album by Rolf Harris, on Wednesday. The Australian entertainer was sentenced to nearly six years in jail for child sex assault in 2014. (Christy Clark/Twitter)

She called it a "great find." But minutes after discovering an old Rolf Harris album at an antique store, B.C. Premier Christy Clark deleted a tweet with a picture of herself posing with the disgraced entertainer's record.

Australian entertainer Harris is serving nearly six years in a British prison for sexually assaulting four girls in the UK between 1968 and 1986.

Once beloved around the world - particularly in Vancouver - as a children's entertainer, the 84-year-old emerged during trial as a seedy figure who used his fame to prey on young women.

Clark's office said the tweet was deleted when a reporter pointed out the story.


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