George Galloway talked about his involvement with the "Fake Sheikh" Mazher Mahmood on his weekly talkRADIO show.
Mazher Mahmood was jailed for 15 months for tampering with evidence in the drugs trial of former X-Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos.
Earlier this month he was found guilty of plotting to pervert the course of justice, after jurors concluded he and his driver Alan Smith had changed a police statement in the trial of Contostavlos, which collapsed.
"I have long history with the Fake Sheikh," he told listeners. "I support investigative journalism, but there's difference between angling & trawling."
Listen to his full monolgue above...