Guiffre’s legal professional, David Boies, stated in courtroom paperwork that it was implausible that Andrew is unaware of the swimsuit.
“Attorneys at Blackfords, who he has apparently instructed to evade and contest service, have confirmed that Prince Andrew himself already has discover of this lawsuit and is evaluating his probabilities of success,” Boies wrote. “And even when Blackfords had not confirmed as a lot, another conclusion could be implausible — respected media shops all over the world reported on the submitting of plaintiff’s grievance, and a whole lot, if not hundreds, of articles about this lawsuit have been revealed.”
The lawsuit is one other undesirable story for the royals, reminding the general public of Andrew’s hyperlinks to Epstein two years after his loss of life. Britain’s royal household can be nonetheless recovering from allegations of racism and insensitivity levelled at them by Prince Harry and his spouse, Meghan, earlier this yr.