13 royal family scandals that shocked the world
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Prince Andrew’s fall from grace
In November 2019, Prince Andrew also announced he would “step back from public duties”, but for very different reasons. Andrew has been plagued by allegations that he had sex with one of the then-underage victims of deceased US sex offender Jeffery Epstein. His situation was made worse when he gave a disastrous interview to the BBC in an attempt to clear his name. He remains under pressure to assist United States authorities who are still investigating the Epstein case.