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Jeffrey Epstein Dubbed Prince Andrew A Useful 'Idiot,' Used Late Royal To Negotiate Deals With 'Shady Players,' New Book Claims

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Apr. 11 2022, Published 2:05 p.m. ET

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New details about Prince Andrew's relationship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein are coming to light in a new bombshell book.

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According to The New York Post, Jeffrey — who was awaiting trial for running a horrific sex trafficking scheme when he died in 2019 — had a very particular opinion about the Duke of York, who is believed to have been closely acquainted with the late financier.

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"Privately, Epstein told people that Andrew was an idiot, but — to him — a useful one," former Vanity Fair editor Tina Brown alleged in her forthcoming book, The Palace Papers: Inside the House of Windsor — the Truth and the Turmoil.

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"A senior royal, even if tainted, is always a potent magnet abroad," Tina added in her book, which is set to hit shelves on April 26. "Epstein confided to a friend that he used to fly the Duke of York to obscure foreign markers, where governments were obliged to receive him, and Epstein went along as HRH's investment advisor."

"With Andrew as frontman, Epstein could negotiate deals with these (often) shady players," her pages continued, per the outlet.

"Epstein made Andrew feel he had joined the big time — the deals, the girls, the plane, the glittering New York world, where he wasn’t seen as a full-grown man still dependent on his mother’s Privy Purse strings or on the harsh pecking order of the Palace," the quote read. "The Duke was always as oversexed as a boob-ogling adolescent.”

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Andrew's connection with Jeffrey has become a point of public interest since the disgraced royal was exposed for allegedly sexually abusing a minor who was later identified as Virginia Giuffre while at Jeffrey's private island in 2001, which was highlighted in the shocking docuseries Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich.

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The four-part Netflix series also showed the now-infamous photo of Andrew posing with his arm around Virginia when she was only 17, as Jeffrey's sidekick, Ghislaine Maxwell, lurks in the background of the pic.

But Andrew and the Palace have long insisted he did not engage in any inappropriate behavior, although did admit it was an "error of judgement" to associate with Jeffrey in the first place.

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Last year, Virginia, now aged 38, filed a lawsuit claiming she was raped by Andrew at the command of Jeffrey — who also allegedly sexually abused her as a minor.

After being stripped of his military titles and royal patronages in light of the scandal, Andrew ended up settling the sexual abuse lawsuit for an estimated $16 million.

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