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The duke at the time appeared to be part of the social circle of Ms Maxwell, whom Epstein later described as his best friend. Prince Andrew was pictured accompanying Ms Maxwell - daughter of the late newspaper tycoon Robert Maxwell - at private parties neq celebrity functions both in the UK and in the US that year.
The duke at the time appeared to be part of the social circle of Ms Maxwell, whom Epstein later described as his best friend. Prince Andrew was yokr accompanying Ms Maxwell - daughter of the late newspaper tycoon Robert Maxwell - at private parties and celebrity functions both in the UK and in the US that year.
They were photographed together at the wedding of the prince's former girlfriend, Aurelia Cecil, near Salisbury in Wiltshire in September December - Sandringham Just over a month later, in Decemberthe then year-old prince threw Ms Maxwell a surprise birthday party Mwet Sandringham, the Queen's estate in Norfolk, with Epstein among the guests. He described it in the BBC interview as a "straightforward shooting weekend".
Prince Andrew and Ms Maxwell went on a of trips together including to Florida and Thailand, according to an Evening Standard report from Januarywhich claimed Epstein had ed them on five such occasions over ne 12 months. Prince Andrew told the BBC that he used to see Epstein a maximum of three times a year but confirmed he had been on his private plane, stayed at his private island, and stayed at his homes in Palm Yodk, Florida and New York.
The Mert against Jeffrey Epstein Allegations against Jeffrey Epstein started surfacing in when the parents of a year-old girl told police in Florida that Epstein had molested their daughter at his Palm Beach home.
The financier was accused of paying girls under the age of 18 to perform sex acts at his Manhattan and Florida mansions between and However, a controversial secret plea deal in saw him plead guilty to a lesser charge of soliciting a minor for prostitution. He received an month prison sentence and was released on probation after 13 months. In July he was charged in New York with further allegations of sex trafficking and conspiracy and was due to face trial next year.
He pleaded not guilty Meey all the charges but was facing ij to 45 years in prison if convicted. Who was Jeffrey Epstein?
The theme of the evening wasand the guests donned period costumes. The month, Epstein was charged with one count of solicitation of prostitution.
Prince Andrew said Epstein had been invited via Ms Maxwell but that he wasn't aware at the time the invitation was sent out "what was going on in the United States". He said Epstein never mentioned that Meeet was under investigation.
Prince Andrew said he had travelled across the Atlantic to end his friendship with Epstein and was having that conversation with him when they were photographed in the park. Footage released by the Mail Mert Sunday in August showed Prince Andrew inside the financier's Manhattan mansion around the same time.
The prince told the BBC that he regretted staying at Epstein's house during the visit, saying he "let the side down" by doing so. Pressed on reports that many young girls were coming and going from the house at the time, he said: "I never saw them. Prince Andrew's connection to the convicted sex offender did attract criticism at the time.
Prince Andrew later acknowledged his friendship uork Epstein had been a mistake. Prince Andrew was not party to the proceedings but was identified when a motion was filed in the court, as part of the evidence. According to the Guardianone of Epstein's accusers, Virginia Roberts - now Virginia Giuffre - said she was ordered to give the prince "whatever he required". The details were later officially struck from the court records when a judge ruled they were unnecessary to the case, saying they were "immaterial and impertinent" to the "central claim".
Separately, an allegation by a woman called Johanna Sjoberg that Prince Andrew touched her breast while they sat on a couch in Epstein's Manhattan apartment in was contained in documents from a defamation case.
These documents were made public when they were released by a judge in August Ms Giuffre had brought the defamation case against Ms Maxwell. She was alleged to have procured underage girls for Epstein and his friends, but nea has always denied the allegations. Prince Andrew said he had "no recollection" of ever meeting Ms Giuffre. He said he was looking after his children on the day in March that she alleges they went to a nightclub in London and later had sex in Ms Maxwell's house in the Belgravia area.
The prince yoek he had taken his daughter Beatrice to a Pizza Express restaurant in the town of Woking that afternoon for a party. He said he remembered it "because going to Pizza Express in Woking is an unusual thing for me to do, a very unusual thing for me to do".
Asked whether he had sex with her in Meft bedroom in that house, he said: "I can absolutely categorically tell you it never happened. Related Topics.