PRINCE Andrew’s intercourse assault accuser has demanded proof that the royal can not sweat – and requested for proof of his mysterious journey to Pizza Specific.
Courtroom paperwork submitted by attorneys for Virginia Roberts Giuffre reveal that they had made eight ‘discovery’ requests of the Duke of York as her lawsuit towards him hurtles in direction of a trial.
Andrew was requested to expose paperwork regarding his correspondence with Ghislaine Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein on subjects of abuse or the royal’s “sexual relations with anybody”.
He was additionally requested to offer any proof he might maintain of his go to to Tramp nightclub in London – the place Ms Giuffre claims they danced on the evening he assaulted her – and his journey to Pizza Specific in Woking.
The prince claimed in a disastrous BBC interview that he was on the pizza chain when he was imagined to be with Ms Giuffre.
Andrew has all the time strongly denied all allegations made towards him.
One other request, from Ms Giuffre’s attorneys, asks for: “All Paperwork regarding your alleged medical situation of anhidrosis, hypohidrosis, or…your incapacity to sweat.”
In a court docket doc, submitted on Thursday evening, Ms Giuffre’s lead lawyer David Boies blasted Andrew’s responses to the requests – through which he sought to dodge them.
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He stated: “Primarily based on his discovery responses, Prince Andrew has apparently already decided that he has no paperwork that might be aware of the vast majority of Plaintiff’s requests.
“If Prince Andrew really has no paperwork regarding his communications with Maxwell or Epstein, his journey to Florida, New York, or numerous areas in London, his alleged medical incapacity to sweat, or something that might assist the alibis he gave throughout his BBC interview, then persevering with with discovery won’t be burdensome to him in any respect.”
Andrew’s illustration has been contacted for remark.
Throughout his car-crash BBC interview in 2019, Prince Andrew claimed he was in a Pizza Specific on the evening he’s accused of sleeping with Ms Giuffre.
He additionally instructed Newsnight’s Emily Maitlis a “peculiar medical situation” triggered by being shot at within the Falklands Warfare meant he couldn’t have “sweated profusely” — as she has claimed.
Ms Giuffre has claimed she met Andrew at London membership Tramp earlier than sleeping with him in 2001.
However Andrew stated: “That couldn’t have occurred as a result of the date being instructed — the 10th of March — I used to be at residence with the kids.
“I’d taken Beatrice to a Pizza Specific in Woking for a celebration at about four or 5 within the afternoon.”
Requested why he may bear in mind one thing so particular from 18 years in the past, he added: “As a result of going to Pizza Specific in Woking is a really uncommon factor for me to do.
“I’ve by no means been . . . I’ve solely been to Woking a few instances and I bear in mind it weirdly distinctly. As quickly as anyone jogged my memory of it, I went, ‘Oh sure I keep in mind that’.”
Ms Giuffre named Andrew in paperwork associated to Epstein filed in Florida in 2015.
She has claimed she was compelled to have intercourse with Andrew 3 times between 1999 and 2002 — in London, New York and on Epstein’s non-public Caribbean island.
A choose later struck out her claims, saying they had been “immaterial and impertinent”.
Within the BBC2 interview, Maitlis described Ms Giuffre’s allegations that Andrew purchased her drinks in Tramp, that they had intercourse and he “sweated profusely”.
Andrew stated: “I’ve no recollection of assembly her. In reality I’m satisfied I used to be by no means in Tramp together with her. There are a selection of issues incorrect with that story, considered one of which is that I don’t know the place the bar is in Tramp. I don’t drink.
“I don’t suppose I’ve ever purchased a drink in Tramp.”
Ex-naval officer Andrew added: “There’s a slight drawback with the sweating as a result of I’ve peculiar medical situation which is that I don’t sweat, or didn’t on the time, as a result of I had suffered an overdose of adrenaline within the Falklands Warfare after I was shot at . . . it was inconceivable for me to sweat.”
Epstein survivor Ms Giuffre has since launched a civil case towards the Duke of York.
And based on experiences, Andrew’s attorneys had been locked in emergency talks following Maxwell’s responsible verdict amid fears she may “title names”.
Maxwell now faces as much as 65 years in jail after a New York court docket discovered she procured, groomed and trafficked younger women for her ex-lover Epstein.
The jury’s verdict to convict Maxwell has sparked alarm within the Prince’s authorized group as a result of the burden of proof in a prison case is much greater than in a civil case, the Mirror experiences.
Authorized specialists reportedly level to OJ Simpson who was acquitted in prison court docket however was discovered responsible of double homicide in a civil case.
In the meantime, it has been claimed Maxwell may begin “naming names” in a bid to chop her prolonged jail sentence.
The socialite, 60, and Andrew, 61, are believed to have recognized one another for the higher a part of 20 years and she or he is alleged to have launched him to Epstein.
She and the paedophile are believed to have been courting on the time – and the Duke is believed to have subsequently struck up a friendship with Epstein.