A woman who may have been Jeffrey Epstein’s first victim — in 1994 when she was 17 — says that the convicted pedophile’s “desire to have sex with [underage girls] was so overwhelming that he would physically shake.”
Identified only as “Fantasia” in Florida Attorney Bradley Edwards’s book “Relentless Pursuit: My Fight for the Victims of Jeffrey Epstein,” the woman says that she was Epstein’s sex slave for a decade but was too afraid to join lawsuits against him. But she told Edwards about alleged abuse from Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell, he said in an interview with the New York Post.
“Fantasia explained that Ghislaine’s role in life was to please Jeffrey, a job which included telling Fantasia what sex outfit to wear to make him happy,” writes Edwards. “The school girl outfit was his favorite.”
With Maxwell finally behind bars and Epstein dead from an apparently suicide, those who knew the pair are likely either very nervous about what Maxwell might say — or cheering her on to bring out all the dirty laundry she knows.
One old friend, a former jewel thief who uses the pseudonym William Steel, told The Sun that Maxwell once told him she had video of two “high profile” US politicians and other powerful men having sex with minor girls. And Christina Oxenberg, who said she first met Maxwell in 1990, told the British tabloid that her distant cousin, Prince Andrew, “is one of many Johns, all of whom were video-taped by Ghislaine.”
“He is not a victim here, but Ghislaine was never his friend, she was taping him,” Oxenberg said. “Friends don’t tape friends.
Maxwell is “really evil,” she said.
Andrew “may be thick as a plank, Oxenberg said, “but she’s a depraved predatory child sex abuser, big difference.”
Oxenberg said she thinks Maxwell will be willing to spill all the beans to escape a long prison sentence, including her “secret video footage” of Andrew.
Meanwhile Steel — who wrote a book called “Sex and the Serial Killer” about multimillionaire Robert Durst — told The Sun that Maxwell and Epstein were trying to impress him by forcing him to watch some of their videos.
“They wanted to convince me of their power and who they held in their grip,” he said. “They boasted about ‘owning’ powerful people.”
“Ghislaine was more into showing me those than Jeff. When you’re in a situation like that, you have to pretend to be non- judgmental. But it was shocking. I saw videos of very powerful people — celebrities, world figures — in those videos having sex, threesomes, even orgies with minors.”
Steel also said he slept with Maxwell and called her a “nymphomaniac.”
Steel said he sold some of his stolen goods to the pair as gifts for girls they were grooming.
The former thief, who insisted he never slept with underage girls, also said the Maxwell worried that Epstein “would be the death of me” and confided in him her “Polanski plan” to escape to France, as film director Roman Polanski did when he was charged with raping a 13-year-old girl.
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[Featured image: Audrey Strauss, acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announces charges against Ghislaine Maxwell/AP Photo/John Minchillo]