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
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...