British celebrity Ghislaine Maxwell gave evidence in 2016 that she couldn’t remember anything wrong on Jeffrey Epstein’s estate in the 2000s, despite dozens of women and girls blaming it from the financier Sexually assaulted.
Ms. Maxwell, who is criminally charged with assisting Epstein in his sexual abuse of teenage girls, said while filing a libel lawsuit in July 2016 that she learned of abuse claims, » like everyone else, like the rest of the world when it was announced in the newspapers ”.
When asked if she had tried to find out whether the allegations were true, Ms. Maxwell was prevented from responding by her lawyer . This was released yesterday, along with other documents tracked by the Miami Herald.
However, she said she left Epstein’s job because she « stopped being happy at work and I stopped being happy, Spending time with Mr. Epstein « .
She said it was » harder to work with him, « the transcript reads. To be more specific, she said, “Just generally. Just doesn’t work. «
The quote was in the public domain of a transcript of a filing that arose from a since-settled lawsuit brought against her by one of Epstein’s accusers, Virginia Giuffre.
Dozens of pages were blacked out and more than 100 pages of the 193-page document were edited.
Editing came after US District Judge Loretta A Preska ruled that all evidence of Ms. Maxwell’s sexual relations with adults could be kept sealed, her lawyers tried to keep the document sealed as it could affect potential jurors for their trial next July.
Minutes of a filing by Ms. Maxwell in early 2016 were released last October in which she was belligerent for seven hours .
On the second deposit, her lawyer often warned her not to answer questions and even threatened to go out.
At the e After her first deposition, she denied introducing British Prince Andrew to underage sex partners and said she did not remember Ms. Giuffre moving out for one night with Andrew in London.
She also said she was with the former President Bill Clinton flown on Epstein’s private planes but refused to call Epstein and Mr. Clinton friends.
On the second deposition, she was firmly convinced that Epstein never got massages from teenagers who were not yet adults .
« Has anyone ever complained to you that Mr. Epstein asked you to have sex? » Lawyer David Boies asked.
Ms. Maxwell, who acknowledged being Epstein’s girlfriend in the 1990s, said she only knew three women with whom he had sexual relations in his homes in Manhattan, New Mexico, Florida, Paris, and the Virgin Islands.
She said she knew he received massages on his property in the Virgin Islands because it was in the Master Cabana or on the beach where everyone could see.
« I don’t have a specific memory « It was just on the beach so there would be no privacy, » Ms. Maxwell said, though she added that she never arranged for women who visited him to give him a massage.
At one point said Mr. Boies, he needs to « ask you some questions about your sexual activities with Mr. Epstein. »
Ms. Maxwell, 59) has been detained without bail since pleading guilty to the girl in the mid-1990s last July Having recruited abuse through Epstein.
Epste in, a wealthy financier and convicted sex offender, killed himself in a Manhattan federal prison in August 2019 while awaiting trial of the sex trafficking.
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