Lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre slammed Prince Andrews “hurtful” claims that a now-infamous photo showing her and the royal is fake.
In a letter dated Sept. 3 to the Duke of York obtained by The Post, attorneys Brad Edwards and David Boies said Prince Andrews “public denials and assertions on your part concerning our client, Virginia Giuffre, are hurtful to her.”
The photo in question was taken sometime in early 2001 at Epsteins gal pal Ghislaine Maxwells London home.
Giuffre has claimed she had sex with the royal after being recruited as Epsteins alleged sex slave as a teenager.
“While your recent press statements indicate your sincere desire to help the victims of sexual abuse, we are concerned that certain statements attributed to you (which we hope do not reflect your actual views) are quite inconsistent with a desire to deal responsibly with the serious allegations that have been made,” the lawyers wrote in the Tuesday letter.
“We now see, for instance, a troubling assertion attributed to you that a well-documented photograph depicting you, Virginia Roberts Giuffre, and Ghislaine Maxwell in each others company is a fake. ”
A source close to Prince Andrew has insisted that the photo appears doctored because the royals fingers are “much chubbier” in real life.
The prince has denied Giuffres claims.
In the letter to Prince Andrew, Giuffres lawyers also renewed an effort to meet with him.
“In the past, in light of similar denials, we requested an interview with you during which lawyers representing various victims of Mr. Epstein, including lawyers representing Ms. Giuffre, would ask you questions about your relationship with Mr. Epstein,” they wrote.
“This would, of course, allow you to fully respond in a dignified manner and appropriate setting that would, we believe, clarify the record for everyones benefit, includRead More – Source