Royals told Prince Andrew to cut all ties with Epstein 'I had to show leadership'

PRINCE ANDREW has revealed he was told by the Royal Family to cut all ties with paedophile Jeffrey Epstein, admitting: “I had to show leadership.”

The Duke of York made the comments on the BBC Two programme The Epstein Scandal: The Newsnight Interview where he spoke to journalist Emily Maitlis at Buckingham Palace on Thursday. Until now, Andrew - who has strongly denied claims that he had sex with Epstein accuser Virginia Giuffre (nee Roberts) when she was 17 - had only released prepared statements through the palace’s media team. Questions about the Duke’s relationship with Epstein resurfaced after the financier was...
source: Express

2019-11-17 01:17
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