A BOMBSHELL documentary has revealed Ghislaine Maxwell visited Prince Andrew four times in a single day – and the royal liked her because she “didn’t take any s***”.
ITV programme ギレーヌ, Prince Andrew and the Paedophile, which aired this evening, revealed Maxwell used to visit Buckingham Palace whenever she wanted.
Former Palace protection officer Paul Page told presenter Ranvir Singh he “疑わしい” she and the Queen’s second son may have had an “intimate relationship”.
Mr Page was just one of a number of sources interviewed during the show.
彼は言った: “From the way she was allowed to enter and exit the palace at will, we realised… 疑わしい, that she may have had an intimate relationship with Prince Andrew.”
One colleague “remembered her coming in four times in one day, from the morning until the evening,” 彼は言った.
Euan Rellie, who remembered Andrew arriving at events organised by the disgraced socialite, said she described the Duke as “her friend, not Jeffrey’s”.
“I got the sense that Prince Andrew and Ghislaine had probably been girlfriend and boyfriend in the past,” said the banker, who became friends with Maxwell at university.
“They had an easy warmth around each other.”
その間, Maxwell’s brother Ian – who wept during his interview – said the pair were “good friends” – なぜなら “prince, pauper – it made no difference to her”.
“She took no s*** from anyone,” 彼は言った.
“I think Andrew would have found that rather refreshing.”
It comes amid a tumultuous few days for the royals as:
- It’s feared the Queen may never meet Lilibet if Harry and Meghan decide not to return for the Platinum Jubilee celebrations
- その間, Charles and Harry have been sharing ‘good-natured’ video calls – そして the Prince of Wales is desperate to meet Lilibet
- But an expert says Meghan is unlikely to take Charles up on his invitation to stay because it’ll be too ‘awkward’
- ザ・ Royal Family is bracing for the release of Harry’s memoir 今年
- Meghan has complained to the BBC following controversial doc The Princes and the Press
その間, Ranvir was captured calling Andrew’s phone after finding it in Epstein’s infamous ‘black book’. He was listed in the document several times, と 16 numbers in total next to his name.
Elsewhere in the doc, the Duke’s ex Lady Victoria Hervey claims Maxwell used her as “bait to fish” for girls for Epstein.
The claims top off one of Andy’s worst weeks ever.
He learned a civil sex abuse case will proceed in the US, despite his attempts to have it thrown out.
そしてただ 24 時間後, he was effectively banished from the Royal Family after the Queen met with William and Charles.
The future kings said they believed Andrew’s position is “墓” – and he was summoned to Windsor for an emotional summit with his mother, during which he was stripped of his patronages and titles.
It was then reported that Duke, who will be fighting the case as a private citizen, 恐れ he’ll be left destitute.
And he’s now facing calls to relinquish his dukedom – which cannot be done by the Queen – and give up his police protection, which costs the taxpayer an estimated £300,000 a year.
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Piling insult onto injury, The Sun exclusively revealed he ordered flunkies to arrange his teddies and soft toys in specific positions on his bed every night.
If it wasn’t done to his liking, he’d “scream and shout”, それは主張されています.
Mr Page said the Duke’s private apartment had around “50 または 60 stuffed toys positioned on the bed”.
"基本的に, there was a card the inspector showed us in the drawer, and it was a picture of these bears all in situ on the bed,” 彼が追加した.
“And the reason for the laminated picture was that, if those bears weren’t put back in the right order by the maids, he would shout and scream and become verbally abusive.”
Maxwell is facing the rest of her life behind bars after she was convicted of trafficking girls for Epstein to abuse.
The 60-year-old helped entice vulnerable teenagers to Epstein’s various properties for him to sexually abuse between 1994 そして 2004.
Prosecutors described her as a “sophisticated predator”.
Epstein was found dead in prison に 2019. He was being held without bail on federal sex trafficking and conspiracy charges
Andrew denies any wrongdoing after he was accused of having sex with Virginia Giuffre when she was 17.