The noose tightens around Prince Andrew. Accused of sexual abuse, the son of Elizabeth II has been the subject since August 9 of a complaint filed in New York by Virginia Giuffre, who claims to have been “offered for sexual purposes” to the Duke of York when ‘she was underage, and part of Jeffrey Epstein’s juvenile prostitution ring. But if Prince Andrew has always proclaimed his innocence in the face of these accusations, especially during a disastrous interview which cost him his place in the monarchy, he has also repeatedly claimed to have never met the mother of the family. now 38 years old who accuses her of sexual assault. What a witness is ready to deny.
Steve Scully, Jeffrey Epstein’s former telecommunications expert, said he had already seen Prince Andrew with “a blonde in a bikini, between 2001 and 2004”, and which he is convinced was Virginia Giuffre. A scene which would have occurred on the island of Saint-James, where the billionaire who committed suicide in prison in 2019 owned a large property, now known as “Pedophile island”. “There is no doubt in my mind that I saw Prince Andrew and Virginia together and there is no doubt that he remembers it too,” Steve Scully told The Sun, saying he was also ready to do a “sworn statement” if Virginia Giuffre’s lawyers contacted him.
Has Prince Andrew spoken to Elizabeth II?
Now entrenched in Balmoral while he is once again under fire from critics, Prince Andrew spoke with Elizabeth II and her advisers to find the best way to respond to this complaint. While he is not protected by any statute and does not have diplomatic immunity like the queen, the Duke of York was called in urgently by his mother, who wanted to calm down as quickly as possible “the embarrassment” that causes this complaint, and thus allow him to “save the last crumb of his reputation” that he has left. An arrival which worries however the princes Charles and William, “exasperated” by the setbacks of Prince Andrew, which would only be for Elizabeth II a source of additional stress.
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