Experts estimate he's earning thousands in royalties from back catalogue of hits


Gary Glitter is said to have earned a 6-figure sum after one of his records was chosen for an advertising campaign.

The convicted paedophile collected the £100,000 windfall after Hewlett Packard used his single Do You Want To Touch Me to promote its new touch-screen model in America.

The ad actually features a 1982 cover version sung by US rocker Joan Jett. But because the song was originally written by Gary, he receives royalties.

Campaigners are now calling for the firm axe the advert. Hewlett Packard has pulled the internet version of the promo.

‘It shows a distinct lack of sensitivity,’ Child Abuse Watch tells The Sun.

Gary, 64, returned to the UK last month after serving 27 months in a Vietnamese prison for abusing 2 girls aged 10 and 11.

Alison Adey