A US woman who says she turn into once dropped at Britain old 17 to construct up intercourse with Prince Andrew has implored the British public to “stand beside her” and “now not win what has took situation to her”.
Virginia Giuffre, one of convicted intercourse offender Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers, says she turn into once trafficked to London by Epstein in 2001.
She describes how Epstein’s female friend instructed her what “to attain for Andrew”.
The prince has “categorically” denied any sexual contact with Ms Giuffre.
Virginia Giuffre, beforehand Virginia Roberts, has given her first interview for British tv as segment of a special hour-prolonged Panorama. Her interview comprises her legend of how she turn into once introduced to Prince Andrew.
She said that she, the prince, Epstein and his then female friend, the socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, took her to Tramp evening membership in London, the build aside the Prince requested her to bounce.
“He’s the most gross dancer I’ve ever viewed in my lifestyles”, she says. “His sweat turn into once admire it turn into once raining usually in all areas”.
When that they had left the membership, Ms Giuffre said Ghislaine Maxwell gave her instructions.
“Within the auto Ghislaine tells me that I truly accumulate to attain for Andrew what I attain for Jeffrey and that finest made me unwell.”
She said that later that evening, she had intercourse with Prince Andrew upstairs at Maxwell’s home in Belgravia.
In an interview with BBC Newsnight’s Emily Maitlis closing month, the prince said he did now not bewitch meeting Virginia Roberts, and that he had a scientific condition that meant he did now not sweat. Alternatively, of the claim that he had intercourse along with her, the Prince said he might well well “absolutely and categorically” shriek “it never took situation”.
And in a court assertion, Ghislaine Maxwell has said the allegations are lies.
Requested just a few portray that appears to be like to be to level to him along with his arm spherical Virginia Giuffre’s waist in Maxwell’s home, the prince said he did now not bewitch the photo ever being taken and questioned whether or now not it turn into once his hand in the image.
But in the Panorama interview, which turn into once recorded sooner than Prince Andrew’s interview, Ms Giuffre said: “The of us on the internal are going to support putting in with these ridiculous excuses admire his arm turn into once elongated or the portray turn into once doctored.
“I’m calling BS on this,” she said. “He is aware of what took situation, I do know what took situation. And there might be finest one of us telling the truth.”
Basically based on tonight’s Panorama, Buckingham Palace said the Duke “unequivocally regrets his sick-judged association with Jeffrey Epstein” and “deeply sympathises with those affected who desire some create of closure.”
They said “it’s emphatically denied that the Duke of York had any create of sexual contact or relationship with Virginia Roberts. Any claim on the contrary is counterfeit and without foundation”.
Prince Andrew – the Queen’s third baby – has been facing questions over his ties to Epstein, a US financier who took his personal lifestyles in August making an are attempting ahead to trial on intercourse-trafficking charges.
The prince has faced a rising backlash for the reason that Newsnight interview about his friendship with the US financier.
He stepped attend from royal tasks closing month on legend of he said the Epstein scandal had turn into a “main disruption” to the Royal Family.
Corporations he had links with, equivalent to BT and Barclays, furthermore joined universities and charities in distancing themselves from him.
After his BBC interview he said he deeply sympathised with intercourse offender Epstein’s victims and all americans who “wants some create of closure”.
Panorama: The Prince and the Epstein Scandal will air at 21:00 GMT on BBC One.