Jeffrey Epstein used to strategy random stunning ladies and attempt to get them to “date” his highly effective buddies — together with Prince Andrew, in line with a report.
An unidentified girl listed in Epstein’s infamous black ebook told Mother Jones magazine that the pedophile made the direct strategy when she was at an artwork honest in Palm Seaside, Florida.
“He got here as much as me and mentioned, ‘Would you want a date with Prince Andrew?’” she recalled. No date was given for the incident, and it was unclear whether or not Epstein’s direct strategy labored.
One other girl in the black book, recognized by the pseudonym Julie, advised the outlet that it was Epstein’s typical method for locating ladies.
“He’d take some wealthy man and introduce him to a lady,” she mentioned, claiming that the late pedophile set her up for an “extremely awkward” assembly with Victoria’s Secret founder Leslie Wexner.
“Wexner was this super-successful man who didn’t actually have any life, and Jeff described him to me as fully socially inept,” Julie advised Mom Jones.
“Jeffrey advised me, ‘This man [Wexner] has all the pieces on the earth, however he doesn’t have anybody to share it with,’ and Jeffrey knew all the women on the earth,” Julie advised the magazine.
Mom Jones’ author Leland Nally mentioned he spent a yr contacting all 1,571 individuals within the “gargantuan” black ebook after discovering a replica within the “darkish corners of the web” days after 66-year-old Epstein’s suicide final August.
Some on the ebook advised the writer it might have truly been accused madam Ghislaine Maxwell’s checklist, with many solely having to connections to her and never Epstein.
His calls led to “a number of panicked hangups” — saying he “spoke to billionaires, CEOs, bankers, fashions, celebrities, scientists, a Kennedy, and a few of Epstein’s closest buddies and confidants.”
He even referred to as a personal quantity at Buckingham Palace, he told the Times of London.
“I referred to as a quantity I shouldn’t have had,” he advised the UK paper, of one in every of 16 numbers he mentioned had been listed for the Duke of York within the ebook.
“When somebody replied, I simply requested if Prince Andrew was there,” he mentioned, saying he was patched by means of to a lot of individuals.
“Lastly I used to be requested angrily how I acquired this quantity and who I used to be. Then they hung up on me,” he advised the UK Instances.
Wexner has beforehand mentioned he’s “embarrassed” about his connections to Epstein, whom he has accused of misappropriating greater than $46 million whereas serving as Wexner’s cash supervisor.
Wexner has additionally denied any accusations against him.
“Everybody has to really feel huge remorse from the benefit that was taken of so many younger ladies,” Wexner mentioned final yr. “That’s simply unexplainable, abhorrent habits and clearly one thing all of us would condemn.”