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Which came first — the Epstein egg or the Maxwell chicken? While conventional thinking has it that deceased pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was the veritable “kingpin” behind the child sex trafficking ring that the duo’s been linked to, reports suggest it may have been the other way around.
Speaking this week with CBS News, one of Epstein’s alleged former sex slaves, Virginia Roberts Giuffre, claimed his madam, Ghislaine Maxwell, was in fact the true “mastermind.”
“She is a monster. She’s worse than Epstein. She did things even worse than Epstein did. She was vicious, she was evil and she was a woman,” she said.
When pressed by CBS’s Gayle King about claims from Maxwell’s lawyers that she’s a “victim of media spin” and had been nothing more than a pawn, Giuffre said that’s false.
“They’re doing their job, but I know that woman — I’ve known her really well. Put it this way. Epstein was Pinocchio, and she was Gepetto. She was the guy pulling the strings. She had his money. He had her contacts, but Ghislaine was much more conniving and smarter than Epstein ever was,” she claimed.
We’re hearing from one of Jeffery Epstein’s alleged victims, Virginia Giuffre, in her first interview since Ghislaine Maxwell was denied bail this week.
Giuffre claims Maxwell, along with Epstein, recruited, groomed and abused her.
— CBS News (@CBSNews) July 16, 2020
Maxwell, a British socialite, was arrested by FBI officials earlier this month on charges she’d conspired with Epstein to commit a range of sexual abuse against minors.
Questioned by King about whether she thinks Maxwell’s “life is in danger,” Giuffre said that she does.
“Absolutely. If she squeals on some of the people that she has videos on, they won’t be happy with her talking about that. … Very well-known names. The government officials, the politicians, the royalty — they were taping everybody, every moment, when you walked in to the New York mansion, Palm Beach, everything was being filmed,” she claimed.
Some of the well-known names who’ve been linked to Epstein include former President Bill Clinton, former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson and former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell. All three men are Democrats.
However, Epstein was also briefly linked to President Donald Trump, up until he was banned from the president’s Mar-a-Lago club after he’d propositioned a teenage girl.
That was in 2000. Once Trump found out Epstein was soliciting members of his clubs children Epstein got barred from the club..
Keep up, Brad…
— Kambree (@KamVTV) July 7, 2019
It was in fact at Mar-a-Lago that Giuffre met Maxwell.
“I was working at Mar-a-Lago, loving it. I’m working in the spa area. I was reading about anatomy and massage, and that’s when Ghislaine came up to me and said, ‘Oh my God, you’re reading a book about massage,'” she told King.
“And long story short, she knew of a man who was looking for a traveling masseuse, and if he liked me, then I would get educated, and I would become a real massage therapist. So yeah, it was the dream of a lifetime ’til I got there and the abuse was immediate.”
According to Giuffre, she’d been an easy target because of the vulnerability she’d radiated.
“She could smell the vulnerably on a person,” she said of Maxwell. “I told them a little bit about my past and how I had been abused, so immediately, the Cheshire smile is what I call it, and I asked her, why are you having all these girls come in and sleep with your boyfriend, and she was like, ‘So I don’t have to do it all the time.’ So she made a joke out of it.”
When asked by King to explain why Maxwell had done these things, Giuffre said she believes Maxwell did it in part “to keep Jeffrey happy,” but also “because she loves the control of people.”
“Jeffrey was a sick pedophile, but she was the mastermind,” she added.
And now that Maxwell’s finally been arrested, Giuffre hopes to see justice.
“It was just surreal. It was momentous. It’s one of those life moments that I’ll never forget,” she said of Maxwell’s arrest. “I would like to see Ghislaine stay in jail forever. I’d like her to apologize for what she’d done to me and so many others.”
She added that, ideally, the same thing that happened to Epstein — “suicide,” allegedly — won’t transpire with Maxwell.
“It would have been great to look at him in court and say you hurt me, you took away my innocence, you took away my youth, but she took that away from us too. I’m really hoping we get to do this with Ghislaine.”
As it stands, bookies are literally taking bets on whether Maxwell will wind up dead and how she’ll wind up dying, but it by “accident,” “suicide,” being “killed,” etc.
Oh, we can bet on this:https://t.co/9LQc4CKRdz
— jonesy (@deuce_bungalow) July 11, 2020
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