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Sat Nov 16, 2019, 11:59 AM

Prince Andrew: I thought staying with Epstein was 'honourable thing'

Source: The Guardian

Prince Andrew has said he regrets staying with the convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein but believed it was the “honourable” thing to do at the time.

The prince made the comments in an interview with BBC Two’s Newsnight programme, the first time he has spoken publicly about his friendship with Epstein. The programme is to be broadcast on Saturday night.

When asked by Emily Maitlis why he stayed in the house of a convicted sex offender in a pre-recorded interview, understood to have been the result of six months of negotiations with the royal household, Andrew described it as a “convenient place to stay”. He said: “I’ve gone through this in my mind so many times but at the end of the day with the benefit of all the hindsight that one can have it was definitely the wrong thing to do but at the time I felt it was the honourable and right thing to do.

“I admit fully my judgment was probably coloured by my tendency to be too honourable but that’s just the way it is.”

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/nov/16/prince-andrew-believed-staying-with-jeffrey-epstein-right-thing-to-do



Give me a fucking break.

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Reply Prince Andrew: I thought staying with Epstein was 'honourable thing' (Original post)
demmiblue Nov 16 OP
Scotch-Irish Nov 16 #1
mahatmakanejeeves Nov 16 #12
Scotch-Irish Nov 16 #13
True Blue American Nov 16 #2
obamanut2012 Nov 17 #38
True Blue American Nov 18 #39
Yeehah Nov 16 #3
Midnight Writer Nov 16 #17
DrToast Nov 16 #18
B Stieg Nov 16 #4
beachbumbob Nov 16 #5
JudyM Nov 16 #30
Vinca Nov 16 #6
yaesu Nov 16 #7
Maxheader Nov 16 #8
Miguelito Loveless Nov 16 #9
Evolve Dammit Nov 16 #10
not fooled Nov 16 #11
58Sunliner Nov 16 #14
Sugar Smack Nov 16 #15
DrToast Nov 16 #19
Tipperary Nov 24 #42
keithbvadu2 Nov 16 #16
catrose Nov 16 #20
VarryOn Nov 16 #21
flibbitygiblets Nov 16 #22
Haggis for Breakfast Nov 16 #23
Lulu KC Nov 16 #24
The King of Prussia Nov 16 #25
Kurt V. Nov 16 #26
totodeinhere Nov 16 #27
Brainfodder Nov 16 #28
ansible Nov 16 #29
myohmy2 Nov 17 #31
truthisfreedom Nov 17 #32
Judi Lynn Nov 17 #33
demmiblue Nov 17 #34
love_katz Nov 17 #35
Karma13612 Nov 17 #37
MissouriLibrul Nov 17 #36
Aussie105 Nov 18 #40
magicarpet Nov 23 #41

Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 12:12 PM

1. He was one of the men fingered by Epstein's victims

The prince was doing underage girls.

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Response to Scotch-Irish (Reply #1)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 02:28 PM

12. In a manner of speaking.... NT

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Reply #12)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 02:33 PM

13. LOL!

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 12:14 PM

2. Gag me, Andrew!

You know why you stayed there. Has everyone forgotten Fergie? She thrived on that party scene.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Andrew,_Duke_of_York

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Response to True Blue American (Reply #2)

Sun Nov 17, 2019, 07:11 PM

38. Why are you mentioning Sarah Ferguson re: HIS sex crimes?!

Fergie has major ethical issues, but she wasn't the one raping trafficking girls.

Why the fuck do people ALWAYS smear the wives and GFs of these men?!

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Response to obamanut2012 (Reply #38)

Mon Nov 18, 2019, 04:02 AM

39. Because her past

Was sordid, too. Maybe you should read up. Major scandal.

You might want to read the posts further down for the details on Sarah before you jump again.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 12:39 PM

3. "my tendency to be too honourable"

LMAO!

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Response to Yeehah (Reply #3)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 04:04 PM

17. The only reason he is explaining this is because he is too compulsively honest.

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Response to Yeehah (Reply #3)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 04:25 PM

18. It's like...

It’s like when a job interviewer asks you your weaknesses and you say, “I work too hard!”

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 12:52 PM

4. Yeah, the sex with an underage girl was just a perk, eh Prince!?

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 12:53 PM

5. he has been caught and most likely guilty as hell, as being "honorable" does not mean

embracing a POS like Epstein

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Response to beachbumbob (Reply #5)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 11:15 PM

30. Right, on what basis is this possibly honorable? Because it saved the Crown $ on a hotel?

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 12:58 PM

6. I think his judgment had more to do with young girls than honor.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 01:01 PM

7. the rich, pampered elite class is so out of touch with reality. nt

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 01:12 PM

8. Underage girls hard to find in britain...



randy andy?..

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 01:43 PM

9. So,

sexual predation and rape are now "too honourable"?

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 01:56 PM

10. Lying SOS. So tired of watching rich, entitled assholes getting away with crimes.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 02:28 PM

11. Sounds as though

he's attending the Donald J. Trump School of Public Relations, i.e. claim the opposite of the truth and wrap the lie in patently false innocence and piety.




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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 02:47 PM

14. He is a corrupt POS.

His Wicki is full of scandals, money laundering, kick-backs, etc.. In March 2011, it was reported that the Duke's friendship with Jeffrey Epstein, an American financier and convicted sex offender, was producing "a steady stream of criticism". Sarah, Duchess of York, disclosed that the Duke helped arrange for Epstein to pay off some of her debts.[34] The Duke strolled publicly with Epstein after the latter's release from prison, allegedly while negotiating this financial help.[35] In July 2011, the Duke was reported to have cut all ties with Epstein,[36] and the Duke's role as Trade Envoy was terminated that month.[37]

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 03:07 PM

15. I looked up the word "honorable" in the dictionary.

I do that whenever someone (republican, royal, low-info or trumpian) tries to muddy our beautiful, nuanced language (the Queen's English, FFS!!) with vagueries, (peppered with enthusiastic non sequiturs). This tool, a notebook, and a good pen help keep me mired in reality.

"Honorable" synonyms: ethical, principled, honest , morally sound, righteous -which is what the poor guy is trying to project.

I see your eye-roll and raise you a

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Response to Sugar Smack (Reply #15)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 04:26 PM

19. It must mean something different when you add the 'u'

Silly Brits.

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Response to DrToast (Reply #19)

Sun Nov 24, 2019, 07:26 AM

42. Why are you condemning a whole nation?

“Silly Brits?”

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 03:24 PM

16. Absolutely the wrong word to use in any conjunction with Epstein.

Absolutely the wrong word to use in any conjunction with Epstein.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 04:49 PM

20. Note to Prince Andrew: That which is honourable is rarely convenient. And vice versa.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 05:00 PM

21. He's disgusting...

I hope every man that was involved gets outed. Hopefully, Epstein left good documentary evidence.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 05:06 PM

22. An honorable rich guy had no place to stay, so he crashed with a convicted pedophile. Sounds legit.

I mean, it's so hard to find lodgings when one is fabulously wealthy, what's an entitled man of honor to do?

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 05:48 PM

23. You just KNOW that the PR people at Buck House

are turning themselves into contortionists to come up with anything that makes Andy look like anything other than the sexual predator/opportunist that he has always been.

This must be driving his Mum upside down. He IS her favorite child.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 06:52 PM

24. His tendency to be TOO HONORABLE????

This one takes the cake!
Go away, sir, and please be quiet.
I wonder if there are new charges pending or another reason for all the sudden attention.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 08:02 PM

25. If you want to know more about Royalty & nonces

Have a read about Prince Charles's friend Peter Ball:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Ball_(bishop)#Bishop_of_Gloucester,_police_caution_and_resignation

And if you want more, google Charles's friend Sir (of course) Jimmy Savile (I recommend that you don't do this after eating).

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 08:07 PM

26. he uses the word with a completely different meaning than the 99%

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 08:21 PM

27. I am not excusing his behavior. But he is certain;y not the only British royal to have been

involved in scandals like this or even worse.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 10:02 PM

28. He fits in with Trump and his perfect phone calls and beautiful notes?

Should have just said he's on a tight budget and FREE preferred, would be just slightly more digestible?



All of it is a result of our oversexed world?

7 billion+ babies running around as we speak can't be wrong?



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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 11:01 PM

29. He's Queen Elizabeth's favorite son, that's how he gets away with so much crap

Don't believe the british propaganda that the royals are just a figurehead, they still retain real, dangerous power.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 17, 2019, 02:24 AM

32. Maybe he was thinking of the limerick

She offered her honor
He honored her offer
And all through the night
It was on her and off her!

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 17, 2019, 07:28 AM

33. Prince Andrew: I didn't have sex with teenager, I was home after Pizza Express in Woking


Duke of York claims alibi in interview with Emily Maitlis for Newsnight about Jeffrey Epstein links

Jamie Doward
Sun 17 Nov 2019 03.51 EST'
First published on Sat 16 Nov 2019 16.49 EST

The Duke of York claimed on Saturday night that he could not have had sex with a teenage girl in the London home of British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell because he was at home after attending a children’s party at Pizza Express in Woking.

Prince Andrew gave the startling explanation in a bombshell interview with Emily Maitlis for BBC’s Newsnight in which he was grilled about his relationship with the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has been exposed as a paedophile.

In a sometimes rambling and contradictory account of their friendship, which drew accusations of arrogance from viewers, the prince insisted he had not had sex with any women trafficked by Epstein in any of his properties. He confirmed that he had flown on Epstein’s now notorious jet, nicknamed the Lolita Express, and stayed on his private island and at his home in Palm Beach, as well as at his New York mansion.

“If you’re a man it is a positive act to have sex with somebody,” the prince explained. “You have to … take some sort of positive action and so therefore if you try to forget it’s very difficult to try and forget a positive action and I do not remember anything.”

More:
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/nov/16/prince-andrew-denies-sex-with-teenager-as-at-home-after-pizza-party

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 17, 2019, 01:08 PM

34. WTH:

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Response to demmiblue (Reply #34)

Sun Nov 17, 2019, 01:50 PM

35. Wow.

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Response to demmiblue (Reply #34)

Sun Nov 17, 2019, 04:53 PM

37. Seriously??????? He expects people to believe that horse💩?

Did you see his eyes fluttering? And he was having to keep his “I sweat/I don’t sweat” story straight. Bull. It’s all just bull

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sun Nov 17, 2019, 04:07 PM

36. "Sure, Jan..."

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Mon Nov 18, 2019, 06:07 AM

40. Andrew, Andrew, Andrew!

The words I was hoping to hear were 'Epstein was a sleazebag, I'm a sleazebag too', but you didn't quite get there.

Never mind, consider them said.

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