In a shocking turn of events, the first batch of court documents related to the case of financier-pedophile Jeffrey Epstein has been unveiled, exposing a list of prominent figures associated with the disgraced billionaire. The documents were revealed by Judge Loretta A. Preska on Wednesday, shedding light on the extensive web of Epstein’s connections. Approximately 250 more documents are expected to be made public in the coming days.
Among the notable names disclosed in the initial release, the most surprising revelation was the inclusion of renowned physicist Stephen Hawking. According to the documents, Virginia Giuffre, one of Epstein’s victims, testified that Hawking participated in an orgy with underage individuals organized on Epstein’s private island. In 2015, Epstein reportedly sent an email to Giuffre, offering financial rewards to her friends, family, and acquaintances if they assisted in disproving the allegations against him. It is known that Professor Hawking visited Epstein’s island in 2006 as a guest at a conference organized by the financier, just a few months before Epstein’s conviction for pedophilia.
The documents also suggest Epstein’s association with legendary magician David Copperfield. Johanna Sjoberg, another victim of Epstein, claimed that she was invited to dinner by Copperfield, during which he entertained guests with magic tricks and discussed Epstein’s payments to recruit other young women. Copperfield had visited Epstein’s island multiple times before it became the financier’s property. In 1994, he even hired Sjoberg to propose to his then-partner, model Claudia Schiffer.
During the trial, Sjoberg was asked about encounters with famous actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Bruce Willis, and Cate Blanchett on Epstein’s island. Although there were longstanding rumors about their frequent visits, Sjoberg stated she never saw them in person. However, Epstein allegedly boasted about having phone conversations with them. Sjoberg also claimed to have met Michael Jackson at Epstein’s Palm Beach estate. Despite Jackson’s accusations of pedophilia, he was ultimately acquitted.
Giuffre’s testimony implicated influential figures from the fashion world as well. According to the documents, Epstein instructed her to engage in sexual activities with Jean-Luc Brunel, a powerful figure in the modeling industry. Brunel, a former model scout, worked for Epstein between 2000 and 2015, reportedly recruiting new victims for the financier. In 2020, Brunel was arrested in Paris on charges of rape, sexual assault on minors, and trafficking in human beings.
Apart from Clinton and Trump, the documents also implicated other political figures, including the late Bill Richardson, former U.S. Ambassador to the UN in the Clinton administration, presidential candidate, and governor of New Mexico. Giuffre testified that Epstein instructed her to have sex with Richardson.
These revelations have sent shockwaves through the public, highlighting the extent of Epstein’s connections and the disturbing nature of his activities. As more documents are set to be released, the scandal surrounding Jeffrey Epstein continues to unfold, exposing the dark secrets hidden behind the walls of his private island.