Updated March 12, 2021
The Royals don’t play fair. Meghan Markle is not the only female to have fallen victim to vicious palace media attacks- so has a survivor of Jeffrey Epstein, says crisis communication manager Lisa Tait.
Ms Tait, cohost of The Jeffrey Epstein: Prince and Pervert Podcasts, said she’s seen the Royal family go on attack against Virginia Roberts Guiffre – who survived the billionaire pedophile back in 2001- and the Brits have shown no mercy at all.
“They go for the throat and show no mercy. They even made contact with an internet troll who has been harassing survivors for more than a year,” she said.
I know first hand how the Royal establishment lies. I have seen it with Virginia Roberts Giuffre, the woman in the now-infamous photo with Prince Andrew. When these people leak against you, it’s vicious.”
Ms Tait is an experienced crisis management practitioner. She worked for Hill & Knowlton in Sydney, has 10 years in-house PR experience, and is a trained journalist and a former academic.
“Firstly I wanted to mention the original Epstein whistleblower, Maria Farmer. Maria – you were the first and we believe you,” she said.
She added Ms Roberts Guiffre was last year slandered by The Telegraph and its reporter, Camilla Tominey (pictured below), who didn’t contact the Epstein and Prince Andrew whistleblower for comment about claims the mum-of-three was a “prostitute”.
The British journalist reported, without offer of a reply, Ms Roberts Giuffre was a child sex worker who had “been on the game for almost a year.”
Tominey reacted defensively when criticism of the slurs in her story broke on social media. Ms Tait was surprised by the tone of the reporter’s replies because she believed “putting negative energy out there does attract critics”.
Ms Tait said she also loved to see the royals this week on the backfoot, instead of leaking to hide Prince Andrew’s links to pedophile Jeffrey Epstein.
Ms Roberts Giuffre has also been attacked by the royals and their spokespeople for more than a decade. They even recently engaged with an internet troll who had been abusive to the Epstein survivors.
The royal family are survivors and they play hard, even against a survivor of sex trafficking, said Ms Tait.