According to the disgraced socialite's friends, she would be willing to testify on Andrew's behalf because she's always supported his innocence.
According to the documents, Giuffre claims Andrew sexually assaulted her when she was underage in New York City after an introduction from Epstein and Maxwell. She claims she was forced to have sex with Andrew on three separate occasions and "lent out for sexual purposes."
Giuffre alleges she was 17 years old when the royal family member committed sexual assault and battery against her.
"Ghislaine will be prepared to give evidence on the Duke's behalf," a pal of Maxwell tells The Telegraph, adding she'll have to be cleared in her upcoming sex trafficking trial before she's able to help Andrew.
"By the time the case against the Duke gets to court, Ghislaine will either be convicted and serving up to 85 years in jail [or if] cleared of course she would help Prince Andrew. They have been friends for a very long time. It is highly likely Ghislaine will offer to assist him," they say.
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Giuffre claims on one occasion in 2011, she was reportedly forced to have sex with Andrew at Ghislaine's home in London.
She alleges the reported assaults left her with severe emotional distress that she still lives with today, and is asking damages to be determined by the court.
Andrew has said he has “no recollection” of meeting Giuffre, despite a 2001 photo showing them together. In the picture, he's seen with his arms around Giuffre's waist as Ghislaine smirks in the background.
Ghislaine was also sued by Giuffre for defamation in 2015 after Maxwell accused her of lying when she came forward alleging the socialite and Epstein sexually abused her. The suit has since been settled.