“Whatever problems he has, I will stand firm in front of partners, believing that we are together,” said Ferguson. People in a cover interview this week.
“I think he is a kind, good person and he was a wonderful father for girls,” added the Duchess of York.
Andrew and the Duchess were married from 1986 to 1996. They have two children, Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie, and continue to live together at The Royal Lodge, despite their divorce decades ago.
Andrew announced that he departure from royal duties in November 2019 after a disastrous interview with BBC Newsnight about his ties to Epstein.
Royal was also accused of raping a minor allegedly sold by Epstein; he has repeatedly denied statement. Although he originally promised to do so, the Duke could not cooperate with any law enforcement agency charged.
Although it remained rare at certain events (it was noticeably absent from Beatrice’s wedding photos last year), the Duke of York still showed up with the royal family from time to time and spent at least one private visit on behalf of the monarchy from the moment of its announcement.
Ferguson has remained steadfast in her support for the duke, having previously dismissed claims of the duke as “nonsense” in an interview with the station. Vogue Arabia…
“When I talk about Prince Andrew, I’m talking about family because the past six months have been difficult for me and the girls,” she told the magazine in December 2019, just days after he announced his retreat. “To see such a wonderful person going through such tremendous pain.”
“He’s the best person I know,” the Duchess continued. “What he did for Britain is incredible and it’s all nonsense. [Vogue noted that her voice rose as she alluded to the Epstein scandal]so I’m talking about family, and I’m very confident about that. “
She also defended Andrew in a lengthy Instagram post in 2019 – just a day before his Newsnight interview was released – stating that she “was with him every step of the way.”
“It is so rare to find people who can speak from the bottom of their hearts with honesty and pure real truth, who remain steadfast and firm in their convictions,” she wrote on instagram in November 2019, along with four photographs of the Duke. “Andrew is a real and true gentleman, he is stoically true not only to his duty, but also to his kindness and kindness – to always see the best in people.”
“I deeply support and take pride in this giant of principled man who dares to lend his shoulder and stands firm with a sense of honor and truth,” she said, adding that “it’s time for Andrew to stand firm. now, and he has it, and I am with him every step of the way, and this is my honor. “
Fergie has her own connections with Epstein: she confessed borrowing thousands of dollars from a sex offender in 2011 to recover money she owed an employee. She later apologized for taking money from Epstein and released a statement saying she “deeply regrets” the deal and collaboration.
“I hate pedophilia and any sexual abuse of children and I know it was a gigantic error in my judgment,” she told the Evening Standard.
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