The singer/artist was sentenced to almost six years behind bars last year (14) for molesting four young girls aged between seven and 19, and he was subsequently stripped of several titles, including his official Australian honours.

Now his native country has showed its true feelings for the fallen star by placing him top of a survey of the least popular public figures Down Under.

Harris came in ahead of Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott in second place and despised DJ Kyle Sandilands in third.

However, it was good news for movie star Hugh Jackman - he was named the most loved celebrity in the survey by, ahead of fellow screen stars Cate Blanchett and Eric Bana in second and third.