Last week, Andrew announced that he stands down from all public duties following his controversial BBC interview, during which he specifically admitted that he didn’t regret his relationship with convicted billionaire paedophile Jeffrey Epstein as it had “seriously beneficial outcomes” for him.
Prince Andrew has been banned by Queen Elizabeth II from meeting US President Donald Trump during his visit to the UK scheduled for next week, The Mirror reports, referring to the Duke of York’s reputation-damaging interview about his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein.
According to the news outlet, Buckingham Palace had not named Prince Andrew as attending the 2 December event in London to mark the 70th anniversary of NATO; Trump’s visit will be part of the event.
Being in attendance at the ceremony will be many members of the monarchy, including the Queen, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, as well as the Duchess of Cambridge, the Earl of Wessex, the Princess Royal, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester and Princess Alexandra.
Duke of York Reportedly Wants to Return to Public Work
This comes after the Daily Mail cited unnamed sources as saying that Prince Andrew allegedly intends to make a comeback to public life after clearing his name in court, but that his brother Charles wants him to retire permanently.
The sources claimed that the the Duke of York wants to repair his image by speaking to the FBI about…