What a ‘f**k up’: queen didn’t approve Andrew’s terrible TV ...

World

What a ‘f**k up’: queen didn’t approve Andrew’s terrible TV interview

Royal sources say the palace is in uproar as the duke faces fresh controversy over Epstein claims

Camilla Tomine and Victoria Ward

The queen did not give her approval for the Duke of York’s Newsnight interview about his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein, this publication has learnt.

Palace insiders accused the duke’s private office on Sunday of “operating in a silo” as it emerged her majesty was only made aware of the prime-time interrogation by Emily Maitlis after it had been set up.

Rather than ending speculation about the duke’s behaviour, the hour-long programme revived the controversy and generated fresh questions about his movements and various “alibis” he gave...

This article is reserved for Times Select subscribers.
A subscription gives you full digital access to all Times Select content.

Times Select

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems?
Email helpdesk@timeslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.

Previous Article