Maxwell: Don't look at my Jeffrey in the eye
Daily Mirror|December 03, 2021
Housekeeper tells of rules imposed at paedo Epstein pad by accused
CHRISTOPHER BUCKTIN

GHISLAINE Maxwell demanded no one look Jeffrey Epstein in the eye when she became the "lady of the house" in which he abused girls, his former housekeeper told a court.

The British socialite brought in draconian rules when she took over the running of the billionaire paedophile's Palm Beach home in Florida while it was overrun with “hundreds” of topless girls.

Epstein's former housekeeper Juan Alessi yesterday took to the stand in Maxwell's sex grooming and abuse trial in New York to detail how his job changed when she arrived.

“From the day she came to the house, she right away took over and she mentioned to me she was going to be the lady of the house," said Mr Alessi, 71, who managed the Florida property from 1991 to 2002.

Mr Alessi, who once visited Maxwell's London home, said his relationship with Epstein was cordial until she arrived.

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