Mr Palmer replied: “I’ve spoken to people in the royal circles, better not say more than that, who [are] really tearing their hair out with him.
“[This is] because, you know, they say he is delusional about the public’s reaction to him.
“Nobody underestimates the public’s shock and revulsion, his involvement in the Epstein scandal, more than Prince Andrew.”
Prince Andrew has repeatedly denied the allegations made against him
He added: “He people really understood how people feel no matter that’s not been found guilty of any criminal offence, has not been charged with any criminal offence, he wouldn’t constantly be thinking about making any, sort of, come back.”
Mr Palmer continued: “It’s really difficult because he’s what, he’s sixty-two.
“He may well have another forty years to live.
“He’s got to do something with his life and the question is, what could he do?
Ms Forsyth said: “Yeah, he wouldn’t be able to be public-facing”.
The royal expert replied: “No, no.
In 2019, Jeffrey Epstein was charged with one count of sex trafficking of a minor and one count of conspiracy to commit sex trafficking.
Prince Andrew was quizzed by Emily Maitlis in 2019
Prince Andrew, a friend of the late Epstein, sat down for an interview with Emily Maitlis in 2019. In this interview, the Duke said he did not regret his friendship with Epstein.
The interview received enormous amounts of public criticism and following this, the Duke voluntarily stepped back from his royal duties.
In February 2022, it was confirmed that Prince Andrew had agreed to pay a settlement fee to bring the civil sexual assault case brought by his accuser, Virginia Giuffre, to a close.
Source: EXPRESS CO UK