Prince Charles, who is claimed to have performed a key half within the choice to strip his brother of his navy titles and patronages, confronted questions throughout his public look. The inheritor obvious to the British throne was requested in regards to the scandal whereas visiting the Haddo Nation Park, Ellon, Aberdeenshire.
James Matthews, a media particular person, requested Charles: ‘Can I ask your view in your brother’s place?’. Charles disregarded the questions on his exiled brother, amid stories the disgraced duke may discover out this weekend whether or not Fergie and his daughters will likely be questioned by Virginia Giuffre’s legal professionals.
William and Charles had reportedly been “instrumental” within the choice and urged the Queen to take away him. The choice to demote Prince Andrew got here after he failed bid to persuade a decide to dismiss a civil case introduced by Virginia Giuffre in a federal court docket in New York. Ms Giuffre alleged that she was compelled to have intercourse with Jeffrey Epstein’s associates – together with the Duke of York – when she was 17. Prince Andrew strongly denies the allegations in opposition to him.
Ms Giuffre has mentioned a trial could be “an opportunity to show the reality”. Andrew’s eldest daughter Princess Beatrice and ex-wife Sarah Ferguson could also be cross-examined on digital camera after Choose Lewis Kaplan refused to dismiss the sexual assault case in opposition to him by Virginia Giuffre.