Virginia Giuffre’s attorneys demand proof that Prince Andrew cannot sweat


Within the court docket doc filed Thursday, Giuffre’s attorneys additionally ask for any paperwork regarding anybody Andrew met at a Pizza Categorical restaurant in Woking, England, or at Membership Tramp nightclub in London, and to his journey to and from these locations.

In her lawsuit, Giuffre alleges she was trafficked by Jeffrey Epstein and compelled to have intercourse together with his associates — together with the prince — and that Andrew was conscious she was underage (17) within the US. Prince Andrew strongly denies the allegations.

In a BBC interview in 2019, Andrew mentioned he had taken his elder daughter to a celebration at a pizza restaurant on the night time in 2001 when it’s alleged that he had intercourse with Giuffre. He additionally mentioned within the interview that for a few years he couldn’t sweat, countering the allegations made by Giuffre that he was sweating profusely earlier than they’d intercourse in London when she was 17.

“I’ve no recollection of ever assembly this girl,” he mentioned of Giuffre.

In claims made previous to submitting her lawsuit, Giuffre alleges that in 2001 Epstein introduced her to London, the place she was launched to Prince Andrew and went dancing at a nightclub with Epstein, his then-girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell and the prince.

In a BBC interview additionally broadcast in 2019, Giuffre mentioned she had been taken to the Tramp nightclub the place, Giuffre alleged, Andrew requested her to bounce and was “sweating throughout me.”

Giuffre’s attorneys have additionally demanded any paperwork regarding Andrew’s journey to or from, or presence in, Epstein’s planes, Florida, New York, New Mexico and the USA Virgin Islands, in keeping with their submitting Thursday, in addition to paperwork regarding “all items or different issues of worth” obtained by Andrew from Epstein or Maxwell “together with however not restricted to puppets.”

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“If Prince Andrew really has no paperwork regarding his communications with Maxwell or Epstein, his journey to Florida, New York, or numerous areas in London, his alleged medical incapacity to sweat, or something that may help the alibis he gave throughout his BBC interview, then persevering with with discovery won’t be burdensome to him in any respect,” the submitting mentioned.

Oral arguments within the case are set for January 4, the place attorneys for the 61-year-old prince are anticipated to argue for the lawsuit’s dismissal.

Andrew’s authorized crew claimed in a movement filed Tuesday that the court docket doesn’t have jurisdiction over the case. Giuffre’s attorneys mentioned the movement “lacks any foundation in legislation or reality” and urged the court docket to disclaim it, in keeping with the Thursday court docket submitting. The choose denied the movement on Friday.

US judges have additionally dominated {that a} confidential 2009 settlement settlement between Epstein and Giuffre, which can have additionally referenced Prince Andrew, must be launched publicly subsequent week.

Maxwell, a British socialite, was discovered responsible by a New York jury Wednesday on 5 counts regarding her function in Epstein’s sexual abuse of minor women.

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