A US woman who says she turned into introduced to Britain passe 17 to get sex with Prince Andrew has implored the British public to “stand beside her” and “no longer derive what has took declare to her”.
Virginia Giuffre, one of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers, says she turned into trafficked to London by Epstein in 2001.
She describes how Epstein’s female friend told her what “to invent for Andrew”.
The prince has “categorically” denied any sexual contact with Ms Giuffre.
Virginia Giuffre, previously Virginia Roberts, has given her first interview for British tv as phase of a special hour-prolonged Panorama. Her interview involves her myth of how she turned into presented to Prince Andrew.
She acknowledged that she, the prince, Epstein and his then female friend, the socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, took her to Tramp evening club in London, the place the Prince asked her to bounce.
“He’s essentially the most shocking dancer I’ve ever considered in my existence”, she says. “His sweat turned into devour it turned into raining fundamentally everywhere”.
Once they’d left the club, Ms Giuffre acknowledged Ghislaine Maxwell gave her instructions.
“Within the auto Ghislaine tells me that I in actual fact get to invent for Andrew what I invent for Jeffrey and that factual made me sick.”
She acknowledged that later that evening, she had sex with Prince Andrew upstairs at Maxwell’s condominium in Belgravia.
In an interview with BBC Newsnight’s Emily Maitlis final month, the prince acknowledged he did no longer bewitch meeting Virginia Roberts, and that he had a clinical condition that meant he failed to sweat. Then over again, of the claim that he had sex with her, the Prince acknowledged he may perhaps perhaps maybe “fully and categorically” screech “it never took declare”.
Asked a few photo that looks to remark him with his arm around Virginia Giuffre’s waist in Maxwell’s condominium, the Prince acknowledged he did no longer bewitch the photo ever being taken and questioned whether or no longer it turned into his hand in the picture.
Nevertheless in the Panorama interview, which turned into recorded old to Prince Andrew’s interview, Ms Giuffre acknowledged: “The people on the inner are going to reduction surroundings up with these ridiculous excuses devour his arm turned into elongated or the photo turned into doctored.
“I’m calling BS on this,” she acknowledged. “He is aware of what took declare, I know what took declare. And there may perhaps be most attention-grabbing one of us telling the fact.”
In step with tonight’s Panorama, Buckingham Palace acknowledged the Duke “unequivocally regrets his sick-judged association with Jeffrey Epstein” and “deeply sympathises with those affected who prefer some originate of closure.”
They acknowledged “it is emphatically denied that the Duke of York had any originate of sexual contact or relationship with Virginia Roberts. Any claim quite the opposite is false and with out basis”.
Prince Andrew – the Queen’s third child – has been facing questions over his ties to Epstein, a US financier who took his maintain existence in August looking ahead to trial on sex-trafficking fees.
The prince has faced a rising backlash for the reason that Newsnight interview about his friendship with the US financier.
He stepped motivate from royal responsibilities final month on myth of he acknowledged the Epstein scandal had change into a “predominant disruption” to the Royal Family.
Firms he had hyperlinks with, equivalent to BT and Barclays, moreover joined universities and charities in distancing themselves from him.
After his BBC interview he acknowledged he deeply sympathised with sex offender Epstein’s victims and everyone who “wants some originate of closure”.
Panorama: The Prince and the Epstein Scandal will air at 21:00 GMT on BBC One.