Listen: Prince Andrew steps back from public duties after his much-criticized interview about Jeffrey Epstein ties
"Britain's Prince Andrew said today. He is stepping back from public duties with the Queen's permission. Andrew said has become clear to him in recent days his that his association with the late convicted sex offender. Jeffrey Epstein had become a major distraction to the royal. Family's work he said. He regrets his his association with the former. US businessmen and he deeply sympathizes with his victims. The prince said his mother Queen Elizabeth. The second had given him permission to step back from royal duties. Andrew has been heavily criticised for his performance in a TV interview on Saturday in which he failed to to express concern for epsteins victims. He seemed to show no remorse for his close association with a convicted sex offender who had abused many any underage girls some charities that he has worked with as patron have said they were reviewing their association with the Prince Because of his actions Epstein was awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges rubbing his alleged victims of a chance for their day in court. He's death on the tenth of August in New York. Prison has been ruled. A suicide by the city's Medical Examiner Andrew said Epstein suicide left. Many unanswered questions pins"