Jeffrey Epstein Accusers Detail Abuse In NBC News Exclusive | TODAY


THE WEATHER, SAVANNAH SAT DOWN WITH SIX JEFFREY EPSTEIN WITH SIX JEFFREY EPSTEIN ACCUSERS. ACCUSERS. SOME SHARING THEIR VERY PERSONAL SOME SHARING THEIR VERY PERSONAL AND EMOTIONAL STORIES PUBLICLY AND EMOTIONAL STORIES PUBLICLY FOR THE FIRST TIME. FOR THE FIRST TIME.>>THE ONLY SOLACE FOR ME IS>>THE ONLY SOLACE FOR ME IS THAT WHEN A GROUP OF PEOPLE WHO THAT WHEN A GROUP OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED TRAUMA OF THIS HAVE EXPERIENCED TRAUMA OF THIS KIND COME TOGETHER UNITED KIND COME TOGETHER UNITED AGAINST A COMMON ENEMY, THERE’S AGAINST A COMMON ENEMY, THERE’S A VERY SPECIAL BOND BETWEEN US A VERY SPECIAL BOND BETWEEN US ALL. ALL.>>A PAINFUL BOND SHARED AMONG>>A PAINFUL BOND SHARED AMONG THESE SIX WOMEN SITTING TOGETHER THESE SIX WOMEN SITTING TOGETHER FOR THE FIRST TIME FOR AN FOR THE FIRST TIME FOR AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH NBC EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH NBC NEWS. NEWS.>>I FIND IT VERY COMFORTING TO>>I FIND IT VERY COMFORTING TO BE HERE. BE HERE.>>MARIKA, ASHARING THEIR STORIE>>MARIKA, ASHARING THEIR STORIE ABOUT EPSTEIN FOR THE FIRST TIME ABOUT EPSTEIN FOR THE FIRST TIME ON TELEVISION. ON TELEVISION.>>I THINK THE NATURE OF THIS>>I THINK THE NATURE OF THIS KIND OF ABUSE MEANS YOU’RE KIND OF ABUSE MEANS YOU’RE CONDITIONED TO BE SILENT, TO BE CONDITIONED TO BE SILENT, TO BE ISOLATED, SECRETIVE AND ISOLATED, SECRETIVE AND SHAMEFUL. SHAMEFUL.>>I FEEL LIKE, YOU KNOW, IT WAS>>I FEEL LIKE, YOU KNOW, IT WAS A BIG GAME FOR HIM. A BIG GAME FOR HIM. AND WE WERE THE PIECES OF HIS AND WE WERE THE PIECES OF HIS GAME. GAME.>>YOU’RE LIKE I’M JUST NOT>>YOU’RE LIKE I’M JUST NOT GOING TO SAY ANYTHING BECAUSE GOING TO SAY ANYTHING BECAUSE THAT’S WHAT HE TOLD ME TO DO. THAT’S WHAT HE TOLD ME TO DO.>>THE WOMEN ALL HAVE FAMILIAR>>THE WOMEN ALL HAVE FAMILIAR STORIES OF GROOMING, PROMISES, STORIES OF GROOMING, PROMISES, AND THEN SEXUAL ASSAULT. AND THEN SEXUAL ASSAULT.>>I CAN RELATE TO PRETTY MUCH>>I CAN RELATE TO PRETTY MUCH EVERY PERSON SITTING HERE NEXT EVERY PERSON SITTING HERE NEXT TO ME. TO ME.>>VIRGINIA ROBERTS GIUFFRE SAID>>VIRGINIA ROBERTS GIUFFRE SAID EPSTEIN ASSOCIATE GHISLAINE MAX EPSTEIN ASSOCIATE GHISLAINE MAX WELL RECRUITED HER WHEN SHE WAS WELL RECRUITED HER WHEN SHE WAS WORKING AS A LOCKER ROOM WORKING AS A LOCKER ROOM ATTENDANT AT MAR-A-LAGO. ATTENDANT AT MAR-A-LAGO. IN HER FIRST BROADCAST IN HER FIRST BROADCAST INTERVIEW, VIRGINIA TELLS NBC INTERVIEW, VIRGINIA TELLS NBC NEWS WHAT SHE HAS PREVIOUSLY NEWS WHAT SHE HAS PREVIOUSLY ALLEGED IN COURT FILINGS, THAT ALLEGED IN COURT FILINGS, THAT EPSTEIN DIRECTED HER TO HAVE SEX EPSTEIN DIRECTED HER TO HAVE SEX WITH A NUMBER OF POWERFUL MEN, WITH A NUMBER OF POWERFUL MEN, AMONG THEM BRITAIN’S PRINCE AMONG THEM BRITAIN’S PRINCE ANDREW. ANDREW.>>HE WAS AN ABUSER, HE WAS A>>HE WAS AN ABUSER, HE WAS A PARTICIPANT. PARTICIPANT.>>VIRGINIA SAYS SHE WAS 17 WHEN>>VIRGINIA SAYS SHE WAS 17 WHEN THIS PHOTO WAS TAKEN WITH THE THIS PHOTO WAS TAKEN WITH THE PRINCE IN MAXWELL’S LONDON TOWN PRINCE IN MAXWELL’S LONDON TOWN HOME NEXT TO THE BATHROOM WHERE HOME NEXT TO THE BATHROOM WHERE SHE SAYS HE SEXUALLY ABUSED HER. SHE SAYS HE SEXUALLY ABUSED HER.>>WHAT HAPPENED?>>WHAT HAPPENED?>>THAT FIRST TIME IN LONDON, I>>THAT FIRST TIME IN LONDON, I WAS SO YOUNG, GILLSHE WOKE UP AN WAS SO YOUNG, GILLSHE WOKE UP AN SAID YOU’RE GOING TO MEET A SAID YOU’RE GOING TO MEET A PRINCE TODAY. PRINCE TODAY. I DIDN’T KNOW AT THAT POINT THAT I DIDN’T KNOW AT THAT POINT THAT I WAS GOING TO BE TRAFFICKED TO I WAS GOING TO BE TRAFFICKED TO THAT PRINT. THAT PRINT. AND THEN THAT NIGHT PRINCE AND THEN THAT NIGHT PRINCE ANDREW CAME TO HER HOUSE IN ANDREW CAME TO HER HOUSE IN LONDON AND WE WENT OUT TO CLUB LONDON AND WE WENT OUT TO CLUB TRAMP. TRAMP. PRINCE ANDREW GOT ME ALCOHOL. PRINCE ANDREW GOT ME ALCOHOL. IT WAS IN THE VIP SECTION. IT WAS IN THE VIP SECTION. IT WAS, I’M PRETTY SURE IT WAS IT WAS, I’M PRETTY SURE IT WAS VODKA. VODKA. PRINCE ANDREW IS LIKE LET’S PRINCE ANDREW IS LIKE LET’S DANCE TOGETHER, AND I WAS LIKE DANCE TOGETHER, AND I WAS LIKE OKAY. OKAY. AND WE LEAVE CLUB TRAMP, AND I AND WE LEAVE CLUB TRAMP, AND I HOP IN THE CAR WITH JEFFREY, HOP IN THE CAR WITH JEFFREY, AND, HE’S COMING BACK TO THE AND, HE’S COMING BACK TO THE HOUSE, AND I WANT YOU TO DO FOR HOUSE, AND I WANT YOU TO DO FOR HIM WHAT YOU DO FOR EPSTEIN. HIM WHAT YOU DO FOR EPSTEIN. I COULDN’T BELIEVE IT. I COULDN’T BELIEVE IT.>>VIRGINIA SAYS THE ABUSE MOVED>>VIRGINIA SAYS THE ABUSE MOVED FROM THE BATHROOM TO A BEDROOM. FROM THE BATHROOM TO A BEDROOM.>>HE WASN’T RUDE OR ANYTHING>>HE WASN’T RUDE OR ANYTHING ABOUT IT. ABOUT IT. HE SAID, YOU KNOW, THANK YOU, HE SAID, YOU KNOW, THANK YOU, AND SOME KIND OF SOFT SENTIMENTS AND SOME KIND OF SOFT SENTIMENTS LIKE THAT AND LEFT. LIKE THAT AND LEFT. I JUST COULDN’T BELIEVE IT. I JUST COULDN’T BELIEVE IT. I COULDN’T BELIEVE THAT EVEN I COULDN’T BELIEVE THAT EVEN ROYALTY WERE INVOLVED. ROYALTY WERE INVOLVED.>>SHE SAYS PRINCE ANDREW ABUSED>>SHE SAYS PRINCE ANDREW ABUSED HER TWO MORE TIMES, ONCE IN NEW HER TWO MORE TIMES, ONCE IN NEW YORK IN EPSTEIN’S MANSION, AND YORK IN EPSTEIN’S MANSION, AND AGAIN AT HIS VIRGIN ISLANDS AGAIN AT HIS VIRGIN ISLANDS ESTATE. ESTATE.>>PRINCE ANDREW, OF COURSE,>>PRINCE ANDREW, OF COURSE, DENIES THAT THIS EVER HAPPENED. DENIES THAT THIS EVER HAPPENED.>>HE DENIES THAT IT EVER>>HE DENIES THAT IT EVER HAPPENED, AND HE’S GOING TO KEEP HAPPENED, AND HE’S GOING TO KEEP DENYING THAT IT EVER HAPPENED DENYING THAT IT EVER HAPPENED BUT HE KNOWS THE TRUTH, AND I BUT HE KNOWS THE TRUTH, AND I KNOW THE TRUTH. KNOW THE TRUTH.>>WHAT DO YOU SAY IF PEOPLE>>WHAT DO YOU SAY IF PEOPLE THINK THIS IS ABOUT MONEY FOR THINK THIS IS ABOUT MONEY FOR YOU, THAT YOU’RE TRYING TO GET YOU, THAT YOU’RE TRYING TO GET MONEY AND HAVE GOTTEN MONEY? MONEY AND HAVE GOTTEN MONEY?>>WELL, UNFORTUNATELY, THERE’S>>WELL, UNFORTUNATELY, THERE’S THIS HORRIBLE LAW CALLED STATUTE THIS HORRIBLE LAW CALLED STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS, MY LAWYERS SAID OF LIMITATIONS, MY LAWYERS SAID THE WAY TO GET JEFFREY EPSTEIN THE WAY TO GET JEFFREY EPSTEIN TO BE ACCOUNTABLE, TO SAY I’M A TO BE ACCOUNTABLE, TO SAY I’M A LIAR, WHICH I’M NOT. LIAR, WHICH I’M NOT.>>LIKE ALL OTHERS SHE’S NAMED,>>LIKE ALL OTHERS SHE’S NAMED, PRINCE ANDREW HAS DENIED THE PRINCE ANDREW HAS DENIED THE ALLEGATIONS. ALLEGATIONS. BUCKINGHAM PALACE TELLING NBC BUCKINGHAM PALACE TELLING NBC NEWS IN A STATEMENT, IT IS NEWS IN A STATEMENT, IT IS EMPHATICALLY DENIED THAT THE EMPHATICALLY DENIED THAT THE DUKE OF YORK HAD SEXUAL CONDUCT DUKE OF YORK HAD SEXUAL CONDUCT OR RELATIONSHIP WITH VIRGINIA OR RELATIONSHIP WITH VIRGINIA ROBERTS AND CLAIMED IT IS FALSE ROBERTS AND CLAIMED IT IS FALSE WITHOUT FOUNDATION. WITHOUT FOUNDATION. MAXWELL HAS NOT BEEN CRIMINALLY MAXWELL HAS NOT BEEN CRIMINALLY CHARGED AND HAS REPEATEDLY CHARGED AND HAS REPEATEDLY DENIED THE ACCUSATIONS AGAINST DENIED THE ACCUSATIONS AGAINST HER. HER.>>WHAT DOES JUSTICE LOOK LIKE>>WHAT DOES JUSTICE LOOK LIKE TO YOU NOW? TO YOU NOW?>>JUSTICE NOW IS HOLDING>>JUSTICE NOW IS HOLDING ACCOUNTABLE THE PERPETRATORS ACCOUNTABLE THE PERPETRATORS THAT HELPED HIM AND PARTICIPATED THAT HELPED HIM AND PARTICIPATED WITH HIM. WITH HIM. AND ENCOURAGING MORE PEOPLE TO AND ENCOURAGING MORE PEOPLE TO COME FORWARD SO WE CAN TRY TO COME FORWARD SO WE CAN TRY TO PUT THIS PUZZLE TOGETHER, AND PUT THIS PUZZLE TOGETHER, AND UNDERSTAND HOW IT HAPPENED. UNDERSTAND HOW IT HAPPENED. HOW DID THIS HAPPEN FOR SO LONG, HOW DID THIS HAPPEN FOR SO LONG, HOW DID HE GET AWAY WITH IT. HOW DID HE GET AWAY WITH IT.>>THESE ARE QUESTIONS MANY OF>>THESE ARE QUESTIONS MANY OF THESE WOMEN HAVE ASKED, THESE WOMEN HAVE ASKED, ESPECIALLY NOW AFTER EPSTEIN’S ESPECIALLY NOW AFTER EPSTEIN’S SUICIDE IN JAIL AWAITING TRIAL SUICIDE IN JAIL AWAITING TRIAL ON CHILD SEX TRAFFICKING AND ON CHILD SEX TRAFFICKING AND CONSPIRACY CHARGES. CONSPIRACY CHARGES.>>I FEEL LET DOWN, YOU KNOW,>>I FEEL LET DOWN, YOU KNOW, THAT HE WAS ABLE TO COMMIT THAT HE WAS ABLE TO COMMIT SUICIDE. SUICIDE. YEAH, IT WAS REALLY UPSETTING. YEAH, IT WAS REALLY UPSETTING.>>THEY FAILED US BEFORE.>>THEY FAILED US BEFORE. DON’T FAIL US AGAIN. DON’T FAIL US AGAIN.>>EXACTLY.>>EXACTLY.>>THAT’S ALL WE’RE ASKING.>>THAT’S ALL WE’RE ASKING. TAKE US SERIOUS. TAKE US SERIOUS. WE MATTER. WE MATTER.>>YOU MATTER, AND YOU MATTER,>>YOU MATTER, AND YOU MATTER, AND YOU MATTER, AND FOR ALL THE AND YOU MATTER, AND FOR ALL THE GIRLS OUT THERE, YOU ALL MATTER GIRLS OUT THERE, YOU ALL MATTER TOO. TOO.>>YES.>>YES.>>A MESSAGE TO OTHER POSSIBLE>>A MESSAGE TO OTHER POSSIBLE VICTIMS OF EPSTEIN STILL WAITING VICTIMS OF EPSTEIN STILL WAITING IN THE SHADOWS. IN THE SHADOWS.>>JEFFREY THOUGHT THAT WE WERE>>JEFFREY THOUGHT THAT WE WERE DISPOSABLE, AND HE THREW US ALL DISPOSABLE, AND HE THREW US ALL AWAY, AND LOOK WHO’S STILL AWAY, AND LOOK WHO’S STILL STANDING. STANDING.>>THERE’S SOMETHING ABOUT>>THERE’S SOMETHING ABOUT SEEING THE GROUP OF WOMEN SEEING THE GROUP OF WOMEN TOGETHER WITH THOSE SHARED TOGETHER WITH THOSE SHARED STORIES THAT IS INCREDIBLY STORIES THAT IS INCREDIBLY COMPELLING AS IS VIRGINIA’S COMPELLING AS IS VIRGINIA’S STORY. STORY.>>THE IMAGE ITSELF IS POWERFUL,>>THE IMAGE ITSELF IS POWERFUL, AND THE WORDS EVEN MORE AND THE WORDS EVEN MORE POWERFUL. POWERFUL.>>YOU CAN SEE SAVANNAH’S FULL>>YOU CAN SEE SAVANNAH’S FULL CONVERSATION, A SPECIAL DATE CONVERSATION, A SPECIAL DATE LINE, THAT IS TONIGHT AT 10:00,

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