Despite chatter he should sit this one out, Prince Andrew will be attending World Economic Forum this week, and is expected to rdress the ongoing allegations he bedded a 17-year-old “sex slave” his child molester chum Jeffrey Epstein provided to him.
The embattled royal, 54, is expected to briefly confront the allegations of his involvement with Epstein at the summit in Davos, Switzerland, according to the Times of London, in what will be the prince’s first public appearance since the scandal broke earlier this month.
The paper added that public relations professionals and political advisers have told their clients to avoid getting photographed with the scandal-plagued Duke of York. U.K. outlets are reporting that cameras will be rolling for the appearance, in which Andrew is expected to promote his Pitch@Palace project.
“This will hopefully be a chance for Prince Andrew to draw a line under the Epstein business and move on,” a royal source told the Daily Mail Sunday. “He accepts that his judgment has been questioned in the coverage surrounding the lawsuits.”