It has been a trying year for Queen Elizabeth II, and as much as she wants to take a break from all of them at Balmoral, she will have to deal with another family scandal involving her third child. Virginia Roberts Geoffrey accuses Prince Andrew of “first-degree rape”
The 95-year-old royal family is reportedly looking forward to spending the summer in Balmeral following recent events. She wants to find time to relax. But recent reports of allegations of sexual harassment by the Duke of York could be entertaining at a family gathering.
“The queen can do without it,” said a Balmoral source. the sun The death of her husband, Prince Philip, on April 9, and the opera interview of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in March.
“Summer in Balmoral is a special time when the family gathers, picks up stocks, relaxes and recharges their batteries. Wife, a few hours after learning, is accused of abusing a 17-year-old girl. Without the Duke of Edinburgh, her first Balmoral voyage is not the beginning she would expect or deserve.
“This is another family scandal and casts a huge shadow over what should be the appropriate interval for the queen,” the source added, likening it to the infamous summer of 1992 when the royal family picked up photos of Fergie in the Balmeral. Her toes were sprayed on the paper by her financial adviser. “
Prince Andrew arrived in Balmoral just hours before learning of the alleged sexual abuse of Geffrey with his ex-wife, Sarah Ferguson. In his lawsuit, he alleged that he was forced to “have sex” with her “against her will”. He also recorded other crimes, including “first-degree rape.”
Geoffrey filed a lawsuit in federal court in New York on Monday, alleging that the rape took place at Jeffrey Epstein’s mansion and elsewhere while she was still a minor. Prince Andrew has 21 days to respond to the court clerk’s approved civil summons last night or face a “default decision”.