Ghislaine Maxwell Refuses to Apologize to Victims in Jailhouse Interview, Complains About Jail Tofu

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Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein’s ex-girlfriend who was jailed for little one intercourse trafficking in 2021, has refused to apologize to her victims, saying they “ought to take their disappointment and upset out on the authorities” who allowed Epstein to die in prison, including that she believed Epstein was murdered.

In a jailhouse interview with Daphne Barak on Britain’s TalkTV, titled

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Andrew paid a multi-million settlement to Giuffre to settle her claims out of courtroom with out admitting guilt. He’s reportedly mulling a bid to reopen the case and overturn the settlement.

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Maxwell notably refused to supply an apology to her victims within the interview. When requested what she would say to them, she responded: “I say Epstein has died and they need to take their disappointment and upset out on the authorities that allowed that to occur.

“And, as I mentioned, I hope that they’ve some closure by way of the judicial course of that happened.

“And I want them, er…..time is ticking on to have the ability to have a productive and good life going ahead. And that’s what I hope for them.”

Barak mentioned in an interview that, as a result of Maxwell was planning an enchantment, she couldn’t apologize as it will be tantamount to admitting her guilt.

Requested in regards to the notorious photograph of her, Andrew and Virginia Giuffre, she mentioned: “Nicely, It’s a faux. I don’t consider it’s actual for a second. The truth is I’m positive it’s not… There’s by no means been an unique… there isn’t any {photograph}, I’ve solely ever seen a photocopy of it.”

Maxwell, who’s being held within the Federal Correctional Institute Tallahassee in Florida, advised Barak the largest false impression about her was that she was the “cruelest, meanest, most toxic particular person.”

She additionally questioned Giuffre’s account of the night in query with Prince Andrew and the garments she was carrying within the image. She mentioned: “I don’t consider it occurred, actually the best way as described. It will have been not possible. I don’t have any reminiscence of going to [the London nightclub] Tramp. Actually it’s not an outfit I’d have worn.

“Her tales have modified so many instances, about what occurs, when it occurs, the way it occurs with totally different variations… Every time she speaks there is a totally different model. The truth is, when you take a look at her BBC interview, on Panorama, I consider she mentioned…he puked on her face. That’s the one time she ever mentioned that.”

Giuffre has accused Maxwell of recruiting her for Epstein’s intercourse ring when she was a teenage staffer at President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort and claimed Epstein and Maxwell trafficked her to highly effective males. In 2015, Giuffre filed a defamation case in opposition to Maxwell, which was settled in 2017; 1000’s of paperwork from that case have since been made public, revealing sordid accusations in opposition to Prince Andrew, former politicians, and high-flying financiers. (The accused males have vehemently denied Giuffre’s claims.)

On Epstein’s death in prison in 2019, which was dominated a suicide, Maxwell mentioned: “I consider that he was murdered. I used to be shocked. Then I questioned the way it had occurred. As a result of…I used to be positive he was going to enchantment.”

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Talking about her relationship with Epstein, Maxwell mentioned: “I actually want I had by no means met him… Wanting again now, I in all probability want I had stayed in England. However leaving that apart, you recognize I attempted to depart and begin one other new job and transfer on from the top of ’98, ’99. So, I want I had been extra profitable in shifting on…As a result of I’d been a banker and so I ought to have moved on utterly.”

She added that she had no purpose to doubt Epstein, saying: “I didn’t know that he was so terrible. I imply clearly now, trying again with hindsight, in fact. However on the time, I imply he had numerous buddies. He was pleasant with nearly all people you might think about.”

Describing her jail routine, Maxwell mentioned: “They wake you up at 6am. And you’ll go to breakfast, which consists of cereal and fruit, a bit of fruit, usually. After which it’s important to make your mattress in navy fashion so there’s nothing that’s protruding. It must be a prescribed method in any other case you may get into bother.”

She mentioned she struggled to eat nicely as a vegetarian, saying: “The portion management may be very odd. And when like me you’re on a no meat weight-reduction plan, you’re speculated to have both hummus or cottage cheese or tofu for you however more often than not, I’d say about 95 p.c, it’s tofu if it’s something or beans. 95 p.c, it’s beans or in any other case you’ve got a tofu substitute. After which the tofu has no seasoning, there’s no seasoning allowed. No salt or pepper or something. So it is past tasteless.”

Lawyer Lisa Bloom described the interview as “one other punch within the intestine” for her victims and mentioned they have been “glad Ghislaine was the place she ought to be; in jail.” She mentioned that the chances of Andrew with the ability to overturn his settlement “have been between no method no how.”

She added it was not “notably useful” to Andrew that his solely “public advocate” was a “convicted intercourse trafficker serving 20 years.”

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