REPORT At the helm, a former domestic worker described very close ties between Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell

 Epstein affair: Massages, sex toys & hellip; At the trial of Ghislaine Maxwell, the ex-butler corroborates the testimony of a victim

The former butler of Jeffrey Epstein, Juan Alessi (right), testified at the trial of Ghislaine Maxwell, on December 2, 2021. – AFP

This is arguably the most impactful testimony of the first four days of hearing. At the trial of Ghislaine Maxwell, former companion and collaborator of the American criminal Jeffrey Epstein, Thursday, a former employee; described her as the & ldquo; & nbsp; my & rsquo; house & nbsp; & rsquo; s head. And corroborated; several major points of the testimony of the first victim.

Juan Alessi, Epstein & rsquo; s former butler at his Palm Beach, Florida residence between 1991 and 2002, was discussed. that Ghislaine Maxwell, tried for sex trafficking of minors, spent & ldquo; 95% of her time & rdquo; with the one who was tour & agrave; his companion then his employer, and that the couple slept in the same room.

Juan Alessi, a 71-year-old Ecuadorian, recounted; to the jurors how Ghislaine Maxwell had imposed; an incalculable number very strict rules in the Palm Beach house, the most terrifying of which forbade meeting the gaze of Jeffrey Epstein. & ldquo; Don't look him in the eye, turn your head and answer him & rdquo;, & rsquo; recalls Juan Alessi & rsquo; remembers. & ldquo; NEVER reveal whoever does what Mr. Epstein or Mrs. Maxwell & nbsp; & raquo;, still orders the settlement.

Sex toys and & laquo; & nbsp; massages & nbsp; & raquo; three times a day

Juan Alessi corroborated & eacute; several important elements of the testimony of & ldquo; & nbsp; Jane & nbsp; & raquo;, who affirmed & rsquo; Wednesday that Ghislaine Maxwell had participated; to sexual abuse. The butler said that he had seen & ldquo; & ldquo; hundreds of times & rsquo; & rsquo; young women by the pool, often topless. He confirmed to have met Jane when she was 14 as well as Virginia Giuffre, another accuser of Epstein who is not part of this trial.

According to him, Jeffrey Epstein was & ldquo; & nbsp; & rsquo; & rsquo; & rsquo; three times per day. If he didn't see abuse with his own eyes, he confirmed. that he had decided clean & agrave; repeatedly the piece & ldquo; & nbsp; with gloves & rdquo ;. He said several sex toys, including a & laquo; & nbsp; dildo & nbsp; & raquo; that he was storing, he assures, in Ghislaine Maxwell's bathroom, and a vibrating gun to massage the back that went into Jeffrey Epstein's nightstand.

Dressed in black, Ghislaine Maxwell has listened to the position in silence. She has been in provisional detention since the summer. 2020 and pleads not guilty to all six counts, including that of sex trafficking of underage girls. In the event of conviction, she risks up to & rsquo; 70 years in prison.