A BBC photographer claims he has an “embarrassing” image of Prince Andrew that will be a “massive deal” for the Royal household in the event that they went public.
The photographer, who labored for the Beeb on the night time of Andrew’s disastrous interview about his good friend Jeffrey Epstein, hasn’t mentioned what the picture exhibits.
“[The photo] has been seen by only some individuals however it might be an enormous deal for the Royal household,” Mark Harrison instructed the Every day Mail. “There’s much more from that day that’s not but within the public area.”
Harrison, an award-winning portrait photographer, mentioned the snap would “embarrass” the duke and the royal household if it ever noticed daylight, the Mail reported.
Andrew reportedly pushed to maintain the picture non-public, however Harrison teased that it might be featured as a part of an upcoming movie concerning the notorious 2019 interview.
A supply near the Newsnight interview instructed the Every day Mail that their “jaws dropped to the ground after we noticed it.
“It might trigger Andrew a lot embarrassment – and picture how excessive the bar must be to trigger him embarrassment after every little thing that has occurred,” the supply mentioned.
The upcoming film, “Scoops,” particulars behind-the-scenes wrangling that led to Andrew’s surprising choice to comply with the sit-down. It’s primarily based on a guide of the identical identify by producer Sam McAlister, printed on Thursday.
Through the ruinous interview, Andrew defended his friendship and holidays with the late Epstein even after the financier was convicted of intercourse offenses towards younger ladies. He additionally spoke kindly of Epstein’s accomplice and the duke’s longtime good friend Ghislaine Maxwell, who has since been convicted of trafficking ladies for Epstein.
Days after the interview, Andrew introduced he was stepping again from Royal duties.
“It has change into clear to me over the previous few days that the circumstances referring to my former affiliation with Jeffrey Epstein has change into a significant disruption to my household’s work and the precious work happening in lots of organizations and charities that I’m proud to help,” he mentioned within the assertion.
“Subsequently, I’ve requested Her Majesty if I could step again from public duties for the foreseeable future, and she or he has granted me permission.”
Andrew, 62, settled a intercourse abuse lawsuit with accuser Virginia Giuffre in February for an estimated quantity of at the least $12 million. Giuffre claimed the prince had intercourse along with her thrice whereas she was a teen, however he admitted no wrongdoing as a part of the settlement settlement.