Prince Andrew is reportedly going through so much right now due to the sexual abuse lawsuit that he’s still dealing with. Virginia Roberts Giuffre previously accused the Duke of York of abusing her when she was just 17 years old. Prince Andrew adamantly denied the claims, and he also provided some alibis to prove his innocence. However, royal experts aren’t convinced that he’s telling the truth.
Earlier this month, Prince Andrew suffered another blow to his reputation after it was announced that his HRH title and military title have been stripped off. This means that Prince Andrew is now considered a private citizen, and he may also be asked to testify in court without the backing of the British clan.
Prince Andrew Forcing Queen Elizabeth To Pay His Settlement Fee
National Enquirer, in its Jan. 31 issue, claimed that the dad of two is not giving up. In fact, he has allegedly been urging Queen Elizabeth to help him financially so that they can settle the ongoing dispute.
An unnamed source claimed that Prince Andrew wants the queen to pay Giuffre a hefty settlement fee so that the lawsuit will be thrown out even before he goes to trial. But when Prince Charles and Prince William hear how Sarah Ferguson’s ex-husband has been manipulating the queen, they were allegedly enraged.
“The possibility of a last-minute out-of-court settlement has been raised, but the suggestion Her Majesty provides the financing for the ever-mounting legal bills has been nixed. Charles and William went berserk! They’re outraged the royal black sheep brought such shame and scandal to the family and demanded he be forced to save his own skin,” the unnamed source said.
Queen Elizabeth Refuses To Help Prince Andrew
According to the unnamed source, Queen Elizabeth doesn’t also have any plans to help Prince Andrew financially even though there’s no denying the fact that he’s her favorite child.
“Andrew maybe her favorite son but this sex scandal is causing catastrophic damage to the monarchy. Her days of bailing him out are over,” the unnamed source claimed.
In order to give Giuffre generous settlement money, Prince Andrew is allegedly eyeing to sell the last property that he owns, which is the $23 million chalets in Switzerland.
“But don’t expect the huge windfall. The place is mortgaged to the hilt. Frankly, he’s running out of options. The Bank of Mommy is closed,” the unnamed source concluded.
Virginia Roberts Giuffre Won’t Settle Her Lawsuit Against Prince Andrew
Earlier this month, The Telegraph claimed that the queen could be asked to pay Prince Andrew’s settlement fee if he will lose the case. After all, the monarch is also the one paying for her son’s legal fees at the moment.
However, insiders are also convinced that Giuffre may not want to settle the lawsuit because no amount of money can get her message of holding sexual abusers to account across.
Prince Andrew’s Former Helper Calls Him A Brat, Horrible Man
Elsewhere, Prince Andrew’s former helper, Charlotte Briggs recently shared what it was like working for him.
While speaking with Daily Mail, Briggs called the Duke of York a horrible man. She also said that Prince Andrew used to treat her arrogantly, but she never witnessed any improper behavior from the former senior working royal.
During her interview with The Sun, Briggs also said that Prince Andrew once shouted at her because she was unable to fix his curtains. But the helper couldn’t help but think how entitled her former boss was because he could’ve fixed the curtains himself.
“We'd turn down his bed, remove his teddies, do the curtains, and layout his pajamas. But he was a bad apple and behaved like a spoiled brat,” Briggs said.
As of late, Prince Andrew has not responded to his former maid’s allegations.
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