Prince Andrew is bracing for a brand new PR nightmare as a string of royal consultants have branded him ‘an fool’, a ‘spoiled brat’ and a ‘narcissist’ as a part of a brand new documentary exploring his relationship with Jeffrey Epstein.
The Duke of York, 62, can also be branded ‘the runt of a litter’ who ‘could not hold his trousers closed in bombshell documentary ‘Prince Andrew: Banished’ that can air on US channel Peacock this night.
It would discover how Andrews ‘antics’ as a royal ‘introduced scandal and shame’ on his household and the ‘privilege, jealousy, want, and greed’ that pushed him into friendships with paedophile financier Epstein and his confederate Ghislaine Maxwell.
The documentary hears from quite a few former royal workers and journalists, together with ex-press secretary Dickie Arbiter.
He tells the documentary: ‘The issue is, the person’s an fool. There’s at all times one runt of the litter, and Andrew was it.’
Royal creator Phil Dampier provides: ‘He’s by no means smoked or taken medicine or drunk alcohol however his one massive factor is intercourse.’
And journalist Helen Kirwan-Taylor says: ‘The speak of the dinner events was he couldn’t hold his trousers closed.’
Andrew’s royal profession led to shame after he was compelled to pay hundreds of thousands of kilos in an out-of-court settlement to intercourse abuse accuser Virginia Giuffre earlier this yr.
Prince Andrew pictured waving together with different royals following a service at Crathie Kirk church close to Balmoral final month
Footage of Prince Andrew from the brand new documentary that can air on the US channel Peacock this night
Andrew’s royal profession led to shame after he was compelled to pay hundreds of thousands of kilos in an out-of-court settlement to his intercourse abuse accuser Virginia Giuffre
Prince Andrew driving his horse in Windsor final week following quite a few public outings after his mom’s demise
Intercourse abuse victims of Jeffrey Epstein are reportedly ‘pissed off’ that his long-term buddy Prince Andrew has been ‘rehabilitated’ in his public appearances following the Queen’s demise
Describing the ordeal, reporter Annette Witheridge says the ‘total saga boils right down to intercourse and greed’
She claimed he sexually abused her thrice in 2001 when she was 17 after being trafficked by Epstein, although Andrew has constantly denied any wrongdoing.
The settlement was not an admission of legal responsibility, however the Queen’s supposedly favorite son was stripped of his royal patronages and honorary navy titles.
Describing the ordeal, reporter Annette Witheridge advised the documentary that the ‘total saga boils right down to intercourse and greed’, including that it was ‘a lifetime within the making’.
The documentary’s synopsis says: ‘Prince Andrew: Banished unpacks the tumultuous story of how Prince Andrew, Duke of York – previously thought to be the engaging, beloved son of Queen Elizabeth II and embellished naval officer – whose habits antics all through his profession as a Royal introduced scandal and shame to the 1200-year legacy of the British Royal Household.
‘Via new interviews with palace insiders, journalists, members of Andrew’s social circle, and the authorized group that introduced the allegations to mild, the documentary takes a deep dive into the world of privilege, jealousy, want, and greed that pushed Andrew; first, into the orbit of infamous intercourse offenders Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell, after which right into a sordid intercourse trafficking scandal that threatens to convey down the Home of Windsor.’
In the meantime, a disgraced former royal safety officer tells the documentary that Andrew is ‘a horrible bully’ who had a ‘revolving door of ladies’ coming into his Buckingham Palace flats.
Paul Web page, who labored within the safety function from 1998 to 2004 earlier than being jailed for a property rip-off, recalled how safety officers had been shocked by the variety of girls who would go to Andrew’s non-public rooms on the palace, including that he is ‘only a horrible individual’, Web page Six experiences.
Prince Andrew pictured attending the Committal Service for the Queen at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Fortress
Former royal safety officer Paul Web page (pictured leaving Southwark Crown Courtroom in 2009 shortly earlier than he was jailed for a multi-million pound property rip-off) has spoken of his dealings with Prince Andrew as a part of a brand new documentary
Mr Web page is pictured chatting with the documentary, wherein he describes Andrew as ‘only a horrible individual’
Mr Web page tells the documentary: ‘We used to have a joke that he ought to have a revolving door in his bed room.
‘The quantity of ladies going out and in of there, it was simply actually each different day somebody can be coming in to see him – a distinct one each time.’
Mr Web page additionally claims the now disgraced Andrew as soon as referred to as a colleague a ‘fats, lardy-a**e c**t’ after officers refused a girl entry into the palace to see him. The lady then provided to name the duke as proof she was there to satisfy him.
He mentioned: ‘We might hear the dialog. Anyway, he mentioned: “Put one of many officers on”. One among my colleagues took the telephone.
‘He shouted on the prime of his voice: You take heed to me, you fats, lardy-a**e c**t. When you don’t let my visitor in, I’m going to come back down there.”‘
‘You’ll suppose a member of the royal household would have some sort of decorum and respect for the employees which can be there and paid to guard them and take care of them.
‘[With Andrew,] there’s simply none, none in any respect. He’s only a horrible individual. He’s a bully.’
Mr Web page additionally tells the documentary of how he found between 50 and 60 teddy bears laid upon Andrew’s mattress, accompanied by a laminated pictured in a close-by drawer so palace employees knew how he favored them to be organized.
The previous royal safety officer was jailed for six years in 2009 after he callously conned a string of harmless buyers in a multi-million pound property rip-off.
A court docket heard he used ‘lies and manipulation’ to dupe a string of associates and colleagues out of their life financial savings in a ‘breathtakingly dishonest’ £3million fraud.
Then, when referred to as to account, he got down to tarnish the reputations of fellow officers with a string of extraordinary claims about life throughout the royalty safety squad.
The brand new documentary ‘Prince Andrew: Banished’ will air on Peacock later this night
Andrew (pictured as a toddler in footage proven within the documentary) was compelled to step again from royal duties
The Queen’s for youngsters King Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward pictured within the procession throughout her state funeral
Regardless of being stripped of his royal honours and being compelled away from royal duties, Andrew returned to public life throughout the interval of mourning after his mom’s demise.
A consultant of Epstein’s victims mentioned Andrew’s appearances in honour of the Queen had been ‘disrespectful’ and ‘insulting’ to these concerned, the Impartial reported.
He has been accused of making an attempt ‘rehabilitate’ his public picture following the Queen’s demise.
Within the days following her passing, the prince wore his navy uniform throughout a vigil at Westminster Corridor for the Queen as she lies in state, after King Charles allowed him to put on it.
The King, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward stood guard over their mom’s coffin in silence for ten minutes whereas members of the general public filed previous.
He additionally took half within the Vigil of the Princes at St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh when he joined different senior royals to have a look at tributes and took half within the procession from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Corridor alongside his siblings.
Prince Andrew’s representatives have been contacted for remark.