Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell survivor Juliette Bryant was only 20 when she fell for Ghislaine’s lies. She was brought from her native South Africa
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A survivor of pedophile Jeffrey Epstein and accomplice Ghislaine Maxwell says they ran a sex trafficking operation like a ‘factory’.
Juliette Bryant was 20 when she fell for Maxwell’s lies that the American billionaire would help her become a top model.
Instead, she was flown to his private island in the Caribbean as a sex slave.
When Juliette first spoke about her ordeal, she said: “He fed on the terror. There was something about the energy of a girl who’s scared that appealed to him.”
She was recruited in her native South Africa, flown to the island and describes seeing “at least” 60 girls there.
Juliette says she was “petrified” by Epstein and couldn’t turn him away over the threats against her.
She was often asked to have sex with him up to three times a day.
In the third part of the BBC documentary series House of Maxwell, she describes the sex trade as a “factory”. She claims it was directed for Epstein by Ghislaine, the British socialite and youngest daughter of disgraced media tycoon Robert Maxwell.
She said: “Ghislaine guided the girls and told us when to go to his bedroom. You couldn’t say no, there was just no way.
“You didn’t mean to upset her, that would have been very, very scary. No one even tried to resist them
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“His bedroom was pitch black and freezing cold. I just checked out of my body and let it do what it wanted because I didn’t know what else to do. I tried to escape from this room in my mind, trying to pretend nothing had happened.
“People ask why I went back. Nobody disobeyed Epstein. Before I was sent home, he took me to his office and told me that a woman had accused him of rape and that he had smuggled drugs into her apartment and put her in jail. He said he had my family’s name on a list.”
Ghislaine, who was found guilty of five sex trafficking charges in December, is awaiting sentencing and her lawyers said work on her appeal has already begun.
The film also shows Prince Andrew’s extremely close friendship with Ghislaine and Epstein.
- House of Maxwell starts April 4th on BBC2 with all episodes on iPlayer.
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