Prince Andrew was just lately “learn the riot act” by his brother and warned he would possible not be welcomed again into the royal household any time quickly within the wake of news surrounding the Jeffrey Epstein scandal, based on a report.
Prince Charles, the Duke of Wales, pulled his youthful brother, 59, into a gathering at Sandringham royal estate, the place he advised the Duke of York there could be “no approach again into the household within the close to future,” The Solar reported, citing a supply.
“It was all very civilised and calm however Charles calmly learn him the riot act and advised him there was no approach again for him within the close to future,” the supply mentioned.
The assembly was mentioned to have taken place shortly earlier than BBC’s Panorama aired an interview with Virginia Roberts Giuffre, who has accused Andrew of getting intercourse along with her when she was 17-year-old. The duke has “categorically” denied her claims.
“Andrew thought he was being handled harshly as nothing has but been proved towards him, however he accepted the choice,” the supply added, based on the report. “He actually had little alternative.”
Giuffre claimed within the interview she was compelled by Epstein and his alleged affiliate, Ghislaine Maxwell, to interact in intercourse with the prince after going to a nightclub throughout a visit to London in 2001.
A witness from contained in the membership has since come ahead claiming she was on the membership and noticed the pair collectively, based on the report.
“She says he was with Virginia — who appeared very younger and never glad — however Andrew was smiling and appeared to be very a lot having fun with himself on the dancefloor,” legal professional Lisa Bloom advised The Solar.
In the meantime, Charles additionally reportedly expressed concern over the prospect of his brother cooperating with American authorities.
“By doing that, Andrew would take away the thriller across the royal household,” a supply advised the outlet. “It is a tough predicament.”
Andrew and Epstein had been reportedly buddies for greater than a decade, however had solely been photographed a handful of occasions. One picture just lately resurfaced displaying the lads collectively on the Royal Ascot Race Assembly in 2000, based on Town & Country Magazine, which reported that Maxwell was additionally in attendance, carrying inexperienced.
President Trump met with Queen Elizabeth II and different members of the royal household on Tuesday at Buckingham Palace throughout a visit to London for the NATO summit. Andrew was reportedly “banned” from attending.