Hours forward of former President Bill Clinton’s look on the Democratic National Convention, the Daily Mail revealed photographs Tuesday that present Clinton apparently receiving a neck therapeutic massage from alleged Jeffrey Epstein sufferer Chauntae Davies following a previously-reported flight that Clinton and Epstein took to Africa collectively in 2002, with Davies telling the Mail that Clinton was a “perfect gentleman” on the journey.
The two photographs present Davies, 22 on the time, giving Clinton a neck rub whereas he sits in what appears like an airport lounge chair.
According to the Daily Mail, alleged Epstein recruiter Ghislaine Maxwell—at present being held in a Brooklyn jail on federal intercourse trafficking and perjury fees—insisted that Davies give Clinton the therapeutic massage after his neck turned stiff from a flight on Epstein’s personal jet, since nicknamed the Lolita Express.
Davies reportedly informed the Daily Mail that Clinton was a “perfect gentleman” through the journey and that she noticed “no foul play”; Clinton informed Forbes final 12 months that he knew “nothing about the terrible crimes Jeffrey Epstein pleaded guilty to in Florida some years ago.”
The publication of the photographs got here simply hours earlier than Clinton is about to endorse Biden throughout Tuesday evening’s digital DNC, as soon as once more elevating questions on his ties to Epstein, who died in August 2019 whereas awaiting trial for federal intercourse trafficking fees.
Representatives for Clinton, Maxwell and Davies didn’t reply to requests to substantiate the photographs’ authenticity by Forbes.
Donald Trump Jr. tweeted a hyperlink to the Daily Mail article, and advised that if Clinton introduced it up throughout his Tuesday DNC speech, it “would be a lot more interesting then garbage we saw last night.” His father, President Trump, was additionally as soon as pleasant with Epstein and Maxwell. After Epstein’s 2019 arrest, nonetheless, Trump mentioned he had not spoken to Epstein in over a decade.
The 2002 Africa flight, the New York Times reported final 12 months, was made by Clinton to debate financial improvement on the continent, together with the combat towards HIV and AIDS. Comedian Chris Tucker and actor Kevin Spacey have been additionally alongside for the trip. A Clinton Foundation spokesperson informed the Times that the previous president took 4 journeys on Epstein’s aircraft, and all have been linked to his nonprofit work. Unverified data recommend Clinton has flown at the very least 26 instances on Epstein’s personal aircraft, in keeping with the Times. Davies has accused Epstein of sexual assault and abuse, and he or she was one among his alleged victims to talk out in court docket following his August 2019 suicide. Maxwell faces fees of attractive and transporting minors as a part of Epstein’s alleged intercourse ring, together with committing perjury throughout 2016 depositions in a defamation case introduced towards her by one other alleged Epstein sufferer, Virginia Giuffre. Maxwell entered a not responsible plea and denied all earlier allegations. Her trial is scheduled to start in July 2021.
Epstein owned a portray of Clinton carrying a blue costume and excessive heels.
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