Prince Andrew loses sponsors in Epstein scandal

This 18 November 2019 video says about itself:

Prince Andrew Interview About Jeffrey Epstein Leaves Viewers Shocked | TODAY

In a rare interview, Prince Andrew opened about his friendship with the late Jeffrey Epstein, an accused rapist. It was awkward and uncomfortable at times, and fallout is ongoing. NBC’s Stephanie Gosk reports on TODAY.

Translated from Dutch NOS TV:

The international accountancy and advisory organization KPMG no longer wants to sponsor the British Prince Andrew. Insurance broker Aon has also told the Financial Times that it disassociates itself from the prince. According to the newspaper, the companies want to protect their own reputation now that there is much controversy about the link between Prince Andrew and the convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.

KPMG is a major sponsor of Andrew’s business initiative Pitch @ Palace. The accounting firm says it has already decided at the end of October to stop sponsoring Prince Andrew‘s corporate initiative.

Pitch @ Palace was founded in 2014 by the prince and gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their business ideas to influential businessmen. The project runs in 64 countries …

“Extremely painful”

The news follows the interview Prince Andrew gave to the BBC last week. Critics labelled the interview as “one of the most amazing interviews ever” and “disastrous and extremely painful”.

In the interview, the Duke of York discussed, eg, his ties with the US American billionaire Jeffrey Epstein. He was convicted in 2010 for sexual abuse. Prince Andrew is accused of participating in Epstein‘s abusive practices. He is said to have had sex in 2001 with a 17-year-old girl.

PRINCE ANDREW STILL WORKING ON PRIVATE PROGRAM Buckingham Palace confirmed to HuffPost on Thursday that despite Prince Andrew stepping away from his royal duties for the foreseeable future amid fallout from his relationship with the late sex criminal Jeffrey Epstein, the disgraced royal will still be pursuing his Pitch@Palace entrepreneurship program. [HuffPost]

NEW ACCUSER SAYS EPSTEIN RAPED HER WHEN SHE WAS 15 A new accuser said now-deceased financier Jeffrey Epstein raped her when she was a minor at his New Mexico home, the Zorro Ranch. The woman said one of Epstein’s assistants approached her when she was on a high school field trip. [HuffPost]

PRINCE ANDREW ACCUSED OF USING ‘N’-WORD Prince Andrew has been accused of using a racist slur during a meeting with a government aide. According to Evening Standard columnist Rohan Silva, the Duke of York used the epithet at a Buckingham Palace meeting with him when he was a Downing Street adviser to a tech economy. [HuffPost]

England: Calls for Prince Andrew to resign as Huddersfield University chancellor: here.

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