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Accused of sexual harassment of minors, Prince Andrew loses military and honorary positions

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Accused of sexual harassment of minors, Prince Andrew loses military and honorary positions

Prince Andrew of the United Kingdom this Friday lost all military and civilian positions he held as a member of the royal family, Queen Elizabeth II announced on social networks. The Duke of York also suffered a court defeat the day before when a New York judge recognized a case brought against him by American Virginia Roberts Giuffre. This ensures that she was forced to have sex with Andre in 2001 when she was only 17 years old.

“With the Queen’s approval and consent, the Duke of York’s military affiliation and royal patronage have been returned to the Queen. The Duke of York will continue not to perform public duties and defend himself in his business as a private person. The text does not specify who took the initiative, but the will of the sovereign is clearly expressed.

On the same day, a group of over 150 veterans wrote to the Queen demanding that André be stripped of his military honors, saying they were “restless and angry”. “If it were any other high-ranking military man, it would be inconceivable that he would still be in this post,” they argued.

The daily newspaper The Telegraph, considered close to the monarchy, writes that Andre will no longer bear the title of His Royal Highness. The decision will be made after extensive discussions with the family. Prince Charles, Andrew’s older brother and heir to the throne, has long been known to fear how this scandal will affect the crown’s popularity. Andre was spotted Friday morning driving from his home in Windsor to receive an audience with the head of state.

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Less than a month before the end of the 70-year reign, Isabelle II thus separates the institution she leads from her son’s legal dilemmas. He is accused in connection with a network of pedophiles created by American millionaire Jeffrey Epstein, his friend, who committed suicide in 2019 in a New York prison. Andre denies even meeting his accuser, although there is a photo of him wrapping his arms around her waist. Ghislaine Maxwell, Epstein’s ex-girlfriend, was convicted as his accomplice and recruiter of minors, some as young as 14. He also appears in a photo of Andre and Virginia.

The prosecutor does not want an out-of-court settlement

The Guardian quoted Giuffre’s lawyer as saying she was not interested in an out-of-court settlement that would earn her the compensation paid by the prince. The latter tried to avoid legal action with technical charges by first asking about Giuffre’s place of residence and then trying to negotiate an agreement between Giuffre and Epstein.

If there is no appeal, Giuffre and André will be questioned under oath in the coming months. Public exposure is inconvenient for the British monarchy, just in the year that Elizabeth II celebrates the 70th anniversary of the reign, February 6th. Official celebrations are scheduled for June.

André defended himself in a 2019 BBC interview that generated such a backlash that it forced him to withdraw from public life. In it, he stated that he was suffering from a “special illness” that kept him from sweating, which he believed contradicted Giuffre’s description of their alleged sexual encounters, during which he “splashed profusely” on her. However, there is no evidence for this inability.

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A veteran of the 1982 Falklands War, André hoped to be promoted to admiral by his 60th birthday in 2020, but a scandal got in the way. At the funeral of her father Philip in April, Isabella II made the entire family wear civilian clothes.

A colonel in eight regiments, the Duke of York was still Honorary Commodore of Lossiemouth Air Force Base; commander-in-chief of the Royal Irish Regiment; Senior Colonel of the School of Small Arms Corps; Chief Commodore of the Fleet Air Arm; Royal Colonel, Royal Highland Marines (Scotland); Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Queen Elizabeth’s Royal Lancers and Royal Colonel of the Royal Regiment of Scotland.

PHOTO: Prince Andrew at the funeral of his father Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, April 2021. CHRIS JACKSON/AFP/Getty Images

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Marco Costa fulfills a dream and buys a luxury car: “Years of work”

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Marco Costa fulfills a dream and buys a luxury car: "Years of work"

“Another dream come true!”: this is how Marco Costa delighted social media subscribers with great news. The famous pastry chef made his dream of buying a Porsche come true, as he described it.

“I remember when my mother had an Opel Corsa (very old), my father didn’t even have a car, but he had a friend Antonio who would lend him his yellow Porsche 911…hehehe, the car was beautiful. trust me!” he begins with the words.

“It stopped the Pontinha school whenever my father took me with him! At that time I was lying, saying that the car belongs to my father, just to make me feel good! (It seems that as a child it was already normal to want to express yourself in front of society) although this was not the right thing to do, he did it with a smile on his lips! ”He continues.

“I said to myself: “One day I will have MY Porsche!” I don’t know if it will be 911, but I WILL GET! It took many years of work, the realization of a dream, and today this day has come! The choice was to think of a family that would increase“, he emphasizes.

I know for many of you it’s just a car,
I also know that for many others it will simply be useless,
I know that for many others, and this is important to me.
I will be the inspiration!

Whatever your dream, from the smallest to the biggest
Fight for him! Believe, work and never stop dreaming! Today I will scream for my father to hear! “FATHER IS PAID! THIS IS OURS!” he adds.

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“Are you dumb or have no respect”

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Antonio Carvalho, Bruna Gomes

Bruna Gomez lifted the “tip of the veil” on her new project by sharing a controversial image. António Carvalho is shocked by promo Big Brother Final Challenge winner.

Bruna Gomes promised and at the end of the night of Tuesday, August 16, she revealed one more detail of her new project. The former Big Brother contestant shared a montage of herself in front of a burning house as several firefighters put out the fire.

“From the creators of ‘Come Here’ comes: ‘It’s Tomorrow’can be read in the image caption.

António Carvalho, a former contestant on TVI’s ‘O Amor Happens’, has taken to social media to scathingly criticize the influencer. “What you see down here is Bruna’s story, it’s promo some shit she does where you see a house on fire and she’s laughing in front of it all happy and content”starts talking.

“I would like to tell Bruna that she has some problems with her head, or she is stupid, or does not respect what is happening in the country.this is not her, this is the country that now holds her on her knees and gives her fame, fame and money, ”he shoots with obvious indignation.

“Now people are suffering, houses are on fire, guys are dying, everyone messed up. and Mrs. Bruna stands in front of the burning house, laughing gleefully and gleefully advertising some shit. I can not understand!”concludes António Carvalho.

It should be noted that this Tuesday at 22:30 more than 1,300 operatives fought the fire raging in the area. Serra da Estrela, being the only one in mainland Portugal. This fire broke out on 6 August in Garrocho, in the municipality of Covilhã, and prompted the evacuation of the inhabitants of the cities of Sarcedo, Orhaiz and Vale Formoso.

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This fire also reached the municipalities of Manteigas, Gouveia, Guarda and Celorico da Beira, all in Guarda district.

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John Cena’s reaction to a possible heel turn

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John Cena's reaction to a possible heel turn

From 2005 to 2015 John Cena considered the biggest star WWEand is still very popular with young people.

the fighter was child’s facebut in general he had a divided reaction whenever he entered the arena, and many assumed that heel turnand indeed such plans existed in the past.

Brian Gerwitz, former WWE writer, was a guest podcast Cheap Heat and Reveal Cenation Frontman’s Reaction to Possible heel turn:

Very well, you want to make me heel? If that’s what Vince McMahon says and you want me to do it, I’ll do it. But just so you know, I’ll be completely heel. Nothing like this will happen: “Oh, he’s a funny heel, he’s a cool heel, he’s the kind of heel that winks at the public.”.

he really wanted to be full heel. This is what he wanted to do and that would be amazing.

The former writer even talked about making a 16-time world champion. heel several times, but there was always some reason not to do it:

We pressed many times to John [Cena] turn around heeland there was much reasoning to be applied. [Vince McMahon] been tried…but ultimately there were factors such as sales merchandising and everything John does.

Already in an interview with The Kurt Angle The show, Brian Gerwitz revealed that John Cena was even considered for the Evolution.


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