Jeffrey Epstein's "secret" British girlfriend's father admits the family KNOW that they were dating the pedophile – and says things have only "gone crazy" since the news got out
- EXCLUSIVE Shelley Anne Lewis, 43, was in a relationship with Jeffrey Epstein
- Her father admitted that her family knew she was dating the pedophile
- "As a young girl, we knew she saw someone in New York," he said
Jeffrey Epstein's "secret" British friend's father has admitted that her family knew she was dating the ashamed pedophile.
Shelley Anne Lewis, 43, had been in a relationship with Epstein for three years when Prince Andrew was accused of having slept with sexually trafficked teen Virginia Roberts.
The Manchester-born "spiritual entrepreneur", who is believed to have earned points on flights on Epstein's private jet "Lolita Express", could now be contacted by the prosecutor to find out what she knows.
Shelley Anne Lewis (left), 43, had been in a relationship with Epstein for three years when Prince Andrew was accused of sleeping with sexually trafficked teenage girl Virginia Roberts
The blonde entrepreneur was named in US court files relating to Ghislaine Maxwell (pictured with Jeffrey Epstein) that was unsealed by a Manhattan court last week
When asked by MailOnline whether the family knew about their relationship with Epstein, their father Brian Lewis (71) said: “It is difficult to answer this question.
As a young girl, we knew she saw someone in New York.
"So yes, we did it".
Cheshire, the retired businessman, talked about the family's sprawling million-pound house near affluent Knutsford, adding, “Everything is fine now.
"It's just going crazy."
A neighbor said: "It's shocking that she caught up with Epstein.
"The family is very nice and will be horrified to be connected to this man."
Virginia Roberts (right) claims that she had sex with Prince Andrew (left) three times as a teenager after meeting him with Epstein and Maxwell in 2001 on a trip to London
Ms. Lewis could be asked by the prosecutor for help in the case against Ghislaine Maxwell, 58, the British celebrity who refuses to procure girls for Epstein and will be brought to justice in the US next July.
There is no indication that Ms. Lewis was aware of or involved in a crime.
She grew up in the Cheshire countryside and once worked in the contemporary art department at Christie's auction house in New York.
There she started dating Epstein at the age of 22 in 1999, when he was a 46-year-old businessman until 2002.
Ms. Lewis, who shares her time between London and New York, has not been available for comment so far, but in previous interviews she described how she was helped by a "mentor" in New York who was so original in all his thought processes, that he couldn't even see the box. & # 39;
She now heads a company that organizes yoga retreats in America and former companies that offer lifestyle guru courses to her clients.
Ms. Roberts claims that she had sex with Prince Andrew three times when she was a teenager.> He vehemently disputes the claim
The blonde entrepreneur was named in US court files relating to Ghislaine Maxwell, which was unsealed by a Manhattan court last week. & # 39; Shelley & # 39; was mentioned in an email from Maxwell to Epstein.
Ms. Roberts claims that she had sex with Prince Andrew three times as a teenager after meeting him with Epstein and Maxwell in 2001 on a trip to London.
He vehemently denies the claim.
Maxwell is in custody in the United States for being charged with trafficking minors for her former partner Epstein.
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