Prince Andrew will likely be asked about ‘private parts’ in sex assault case: lawyers


Prince Andrew will nearly definitely be asked about his non-public components in his sex-assault lawsuit — and his accuser’s attorneys will likely attempt to depose Queen Elizabeth II, in keeping with a lawyer for Jeffrey Epstein victims.

The 61-year-old UK royal will be known as on to offer a deposition beneath oath after failing Wednesday in his bid to toss the lawsuit filed by longtime accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre — leaving nothing off the desk.

“It is without question the Duke will be asked about his private parts,” Spencer Kuvin, an legal professional for a number of Epstein victims, told The Mirror.

“Nothing is off-limits, because if an underage girl can describe what the Duke of York’s private parts look like … how would that be if they had not had a relationship?” Kuvin asked.

Andrew wouldn’t should fly to the US — the place authorities have lengthy needed to quiz him on what he knew about pedophile pal Epstein — however would be questioned “under oath, under penalty of perjury of US law” by Giuffre’s authorized staff, Kuvin mentioned.

Virginia Giuffre has accused the royal of having sex with her several times while she was a minor.
Virginia Giuffre has accused the royal of getting sex together with her a number of instances whereas she was a minor.
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That would come with extra questions about the shut ties he needed to Epstein and convicted madam Ghislaine Maxwell that led to him being bumped from royal duties in 2019.

Giuffre legal professional David Boies has beforehand confirmed that his staff plans to attempt to depose a dozen or so folks, together with some in Andrew’s “inner circle.”

Boies has confirmed that will likely embody Prince Harry’s spouse, Meghan Markle — with Kuvin speculating that he might have much more majestic targets.

Prince Andrew has denied the sexual assault allegations multiple time saying he has never met Virginia Giuffre.
Prince Andrew has denied the sexual assault allegations a number of time saying he has by no means met Virginia Giuffre.
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“The lawyers could even try for the queen,” he prompt of Andrew’s mom, the 95-year-old reigning monarch.

“I don’t doubt they will,” he mentioned. “But as a sovereign, it will be almost impossible to do.”

Other regal targets will likely embody Andrew’s ex-wife, Sarah Ferguson, in addition to their daughters, Princess Beatrice, 33, and Princess Eugenie, 31, as a result of they have been all talked about throughout his disastrous BBC interview in which he denied even assembly his accuser, Kuvin speculated.

According to legal experts, lawyers may attempt to depose Queen Elizabeth, however as sovereign, it would be nearly impossible.
According to authorized consultants, lawyers could try and depose Queen Elizabeth, nevertheless as sovereign, it could be almost unattainable.
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“They can now all legally be deposed,” he advised the UK paper.

Wednesday’s ruling by Judge Lewis Kaplan to not dismiss Giuffre’s lawsuit leaves it free to now go to trial by the top of the 12 months.

The prince is decided “to clear his name” and settling out of courtroom is “not an option being considered at the moment,” a supply near him advised The Mirror.

Virginia Roberts holds a photo of herself at age 16, when she says Palm Beach multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein began abusing her sexually.
Virginia Roberts holds a photograph of herself at age 16, when she says Palm Beach multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein started abusing her sexually.
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Giuffre, now 38, has lengthy claimed that Epstein and Maxwell made her have “disgusting” sex with the royal 3 times, beginning in 2001 when she was simply 17. The prince has by no means been criminally charged.,

Andrew’s lawyers insist he “unequivocally denies Giuffre’s false allegations against him.” 

Buckingham Palace mentioned it could not touch upon the “ongoing legal matter.”

With Post wires

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