In a high-profile interview, a witness in the Ghislaine Maxwell case claims that Virginia Giuffre told her she slept with Prince Andrew.
On Friday, one of the key witnesses in the Ghislaine Maxwell Sexual Exploitation Trafficking case issued new allegations about Virginia Roberts Giuffre’s sexual assault charges against Prince Andrew.
Carolyn Andriano, 35, said in a new high-profile interview that Ms. Giuffre told her in 2001 that she had sex with the British royal family and even showed her an infamous photo of them posing together in Mr. Live Maxwell. New York Post reports.
Ms. Giuffre, who was 17 at the time, is currently suing Prince Andrew in New York, accusing him of sexually abusing her when she was a minor.
Now 38-year-old Ms Giuffre has long claimed that she was sold to Prince Jeffrey Epstein and his Madame, Ms Maxwell.
Ms Andriano, who testified at Maxwell’s trial using only her name, waived her right to anonymity in an interview with Daily mail…
She said she remembered Ms. Giuffre writing to her from London in March 2001 to tell her that she was going to have dinner with Prince Andrew, Ms. Maxwell and Mr. Epstein.
– I asked her if she was in the palace. And she said, “I have to sleep with him,” said Ms. Andriano. mail…
“I said that? You fuck with me, “and she said,” No, I have to sleep with him. ” She didn’t look upset about this. She thought it was pretty cool. “
A week later, Ms Giuffre returned to Florida and Ms Andriano, who was only 14 at the time, said that she asked the older girl to show her a picture of the prince.
Ms Adriano said Ms Giuffre showed her a photo of her posing in a pink T-shirt with Prince Andrew’s hand wrapped around her waist and Ms Maxwell grinning in the background.
Ms Andriano said she believed the photo was taken with a mobile phone, which was gaining popularity at the time.
She said it could also be a digital photograph or a one-time shot.
“Virginia just couldn’t believe it,” Ms. Andriano told Mail. “Maxwell told her that she had a surprise for her and I think the surprise was Prince Andrew. She was thrilled. I think when you date someone so famous, I would be thrilled too.
“She said they had dinner and had sex. She didn’t say anything about what they ate or where they were – that’s not what we talked about. She just could not believe that she slept with Prince Andrew.
Ms. Andriano testified at Ms. Maxwell’s trial that it was Ms. Giuffre who introduced her to Mr. Epstein and Ms. Maxwell when they were teenagers growing up in Florida in the early 2000s.
She said that over the next several years, Mr. Epstein was sexually assaulted hundreds of times by Mr. Epstein at his Palm Beach mansion during so-called massage sessions that Ms. Maxwell helped organize.
Ms Giuffre, the high-profile prosecutor of Mr Epstein and Ms Maxwell, claims that the ailing couple sold her to Prince Andrew three times – in London, New York and Mr Epstein’s private island in the Caribbean. Her case against the 61-year-old prince looks set to go to trial later this year.
Ms Andriano said that Ms Giuffre never spoke again about meeting Prince Andrew after their first conversations.
“I never had to ask Virginia about Prince Andrew again after she told me about it. She told me never to do that again, ”she said.
Ms Andriano said she asked her friend if she was paid but never received an answer.
At Ms. Maxwell’s trial in Lower Manhattan, Ms. Andriano told the jury that Ms. Giuffre told her that she could make some money by visiting Mr. Epstein’s mansion and giving him a massage.
On her first visit to the estate, she said that Mr. Epstein stripped naked in front of her and Miss Giuffre in his massage parlor and lay face down for a massage.
“And I looked at Virginia, and she made a sign to me:“ Don’t worry, everything will be fine. ” After forty-five minutes of massage, he rolled over. I stepped back and Virginia climbed on top of him and had sex with him, ”recalls Andriano.
“I didn’t know what to do, what to say or where to go, so I sat down on the couch and watched until it was over,” she said. “We went downstairs and Maxwell asked:“ How did it go? ” Virginia looked at her to say it was a great session, and that’s when Maxwell asked me for my phone number. “
According to Ms Andriano, Miss Maxwell handed her three US $ 100 bills for her services.
She is now a mother of five, Ms Andriano said. mail she was proud that her testimony helped to accuse the disgraced socialite of luring and courting her and other underage girls to be abused by Mr. Epstein.
“I’m not ashamed to be a victim of Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell,” she said. “For other girls who are victims, I want them to know it’s okay to go out and tell someone – even if you don’t want to be identified – and the sooner the better.”
This article originally appeared in New York Post and reproduced with permission