British Prince Andrew has rejected assumptions about his involvement in the sex crimes of financier and friend Jeffrey Epstein, AP reported.
The Prince’s statement, published by Buckingham Palace, said he “has been appalled by the recent reports of Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged crimes. His Royal Highness deplores the exploitation of any human being and the suggestion he would condone, participate in or encourage any such behavior is abhorrent.”
The statement was released after The Mail on Sunday received a video in which Andrew at Epstein’s house in New York waved goodbye to a young woman. The video was recorded after Epstein was convicted in 2008 for being involved in prostitution with a minor.
Epstein, 66, committed suicide on August 11 in federal prison, pending trial on charges of sex trafficking.