According to the court’s letter, “It is well known that Jeffrey Epstein has trafficked in countless young girls over the years.” Prince Andrew regretted his association with Epstein and commends Ms. Giuffre’s bravery in fighting for others and themselves. He will express his sorrow for Epstein’s association by supporting the fight against sex trafficking and its victims.

In the midst of a lawsuit, Queen Elizabeth II took her son’s military affiliations and royal patronages.

Buckingham Palace and Prince Andrew have not yet commented.