Epstein ‘Madam’ Ghislaine Maxwell’s Fancy Pals: Trump, Clinton, Prince Andrew and More

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The Clintons, the Trumps, Prince Andrew, the Weinsteins, Mick Jagger, the Duchess of York, Naomi Campbell—Ghislaine Maxwell certainly collected a glittering set of powerful pals. The 58-year-old British high-society heiress and alleged "madam" of billionaire pedophile Jeffery Epstein was arrested on Thursday on charges of procuring and trafficking underage girls for Epstein’s abuse, and of molesting them herself. In the coming days and weeks, expect Maxwell’s tony friends to scramble to distance themselves from her, just as they did with Epstein (who killed himself in a New York jail after his arrest last year). But the photographic evidence of all the people who hobnobbed with Maxwell—even after disturbing allegations about her activities with Epstein emerged in the late 2000s—can’t be erased so easily.

<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>Ghislaine Maxwell, Bob Weinstein and Karen Duffy attend Holly Peterson's The Idea of Him Book Party at The Four Seasons on April 2, 2014 in New York City. </p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Patrick McMullan via Getty</div>

Ghislaine Maxwell, Bob Weinstein and Karen Duffy attend Holly Peterson's The Idea of Him Book Party at The Four Seasons on April 2, 2014 in New York City.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>David Koch, Ghislaine Maxwell and Aby Rosen attend Christine & Steve Schwarzman Host a Private Evening to Celebrate Anna Netrebko's New Album, "Verdi" at Private Residence on September 16, 2013 in New York City. </p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Sylvain Gaboury/Patrick McMullan via Getty</div>

David Koch, Ghislaine Maxwell and Aby Rosen attend Christine & Steve Schwarzman Host a Private Evening to Celebrate Anna Netrebko's New Album, "Verdi" at Private Residence on September 16, 2013 in New York City.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>Charlie Rose and Ghislaine Maxwell attend Earth Awards Gala at The Four Seasons on January 12, 2009 in New York City. </p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Joe Schildhorn/Patrick McMullan via Getty</div>

Charlie Rose and Ghislaine Maxwell attend Earth Awards Gala at The Four Seasons on January 12, 2009 in New York City.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>Roger Waters and Ghislaine Maxwell attend Book Party hosted by Anne Hearst McInerney, Candace Bushnell & Nicole Miller Celebrating "How it Ended" by Jay McInerney at CRU Restaurant on April 6, 2009 in New York City. </p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Joe Schildhorn/Patrick McMullan via Getty</div>

Roger Waters and Ghislaine Maxwell attend Book Party hosted by Anne Hearst McInerney, Candace Bushnell & Nicole Miller Celebrating "How it Ended" by Jay McInerney at CRU Restaurant on April 6, 2009 in New York City.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>Ghislaine Maxwell and Piers Morgan attend Breakfast with Lucien by Geordie Greig at Private Residence on October 21, 2013 in New York City.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Paul Bruinooge/Patrick McMullan via Getty </div>

Ghislaine Maxwell and Piers Morgan attend Breakfast with Lucien by Geordie Greig at Private Residence on October 21, 2013 in New York City.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>Mick Jagger, Ghislaine Maxwell and Larry Gagosian attend Ed Ruscha Psycho Spaghetti Westerns Opening Dinner at Mr. Chow on February 24, 2011 in Beverly Hills, CA. </p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit"> Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty</div>

Mick Jagger, Ghislaine Maxwell and Larry Gagosian attend Ed Ruscha Psycho Spaghetti Westerns Opening Dinner at Mr. Chow on February 24, 2011 in Beverly Hills, CA.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>The Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson and Ghislane Maxwell attends the Opening of the Asprey Flagship Store on 5th Avenue December 8, 2003 in New York City.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Mark Mainz/Getty </div>

The Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson and Ghislane Maxwell attends the Opening of the Asprey Flagship Store on 5th Avenue December 8, 2003 in New York City.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p> Annie Churchill, Ghislaine Maxwell, Tory Burch and Fernanda Niven attend Bobbi Brown's "Living Beauty" Book Launch at Tory Burch Residence on March 13, 2007 in New York City. </p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Billy Farrell/Patrick McMullan via Getty </div>

Annie Churchill, Ghislaine Maxwell, Tory Burch and Fernanda Niven attend Bobbi Brown's "Living Beauty" Book Launch at Tory Burch Residence on March 13, 2007 in New York City.

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<div class="inline-image__title">1935446</div> <div class="inline-image__caption"><p>Cornelia Guest, Phillip Treacy and Ghisliane Maxwell pose for a picture as they attend a cocktail reception hosted by Cornelia Guest to honor Philip Treacy at the Bergdorf Goodman April 15, 2003 in New York City.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Myrna Suarez/Getty</div>
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Cornelia Guest, Phillip Treacy and Ghisliane Maxwell pose for a picture as they attend a cocktail reception hosted by Cornelia Guest to honor Philip Treacy at the Bergdorf Goodman April 15, 2003 in New York City.

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<div class="inline-image__title">817745532</div> <div class="inline-image__caption"><p>Ghislaine Maxwell, Ranjana Khan and Mary Alice Stephenson attend(s) 2010 Alzheimer's Association Rita Hayworth Gala at the Waldorf Astoria on October 26th, 2010 in New York City. </p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Marc Dimov/Patrick McMullan via Getty</div>
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Ghislaine Maxwell, Ranjana Khan and Mary Alice Stephenson attend(s) 2010 Alzheimer's Association Rita Hayworth Gala at the Waldorf Astoria on October 26th, 2010 in New York City.

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<div class="inline-image__title">1540841</div> <div class="inline-image__caption"><p> Model Naomi Cambell (C) arrives with Ghislane Maxwell (R) for the Tribeca film festival opening night premiere of "About a Boy" May 8, 2002 in New York City. </p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Mark Mainz/Getty </div>
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Model Naomi Cambell (C) arrives with Ghislane Maxwell (R) for the Tribeca film festival opening night premiere of "About a Boy" May 8, 2002 in New York City.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>Chelsea Chairman Ken Bates with Ghislaine Maxwell, daughter of Oxford United's owner, Robert Maxwell before the First Division match between Oxford United and Chelsea at Manor Ground on October 19, 1985 in Oxford,England. </p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Hugh Hastings/Chelsea FC via Getty</div>

Chelsea Chairman Ken Bates with Ghislaine Maxwell, daughter of Oxford United's owner, Robert Maxwell before the First Division match between Oxford United and Chelsea at Manor Ground on October 19, 1985 in Oxford,England.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>Martha Stewart, Kira Faiman, Ghislaine Maxwell attend Martha Stewart's Inaugural American Made Awards at Vanderbilt Hall on October 16, 2012 in New York City.</p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Nicholas Hunt/Patrick McMullan via Getty</div>

Martha Stewart, Kira Faiman, Ghislaine Maxwell attend Martha Stewart's Inaugural American Made Awards at Vanderbilt Hall on October 16, 2012 in New York City.

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<div class="inline-image__caption"><p>Christina Oxenberg, Ghislaine Maxwell and HRH Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia attend Christina Oxenberg's "Life is Short: Read Short Stories" Book Signing Party at Vanessa Noel on April 23, 2013 in New York City. </p></div> <div class="inline-image__credit">Mireya Acierto/Patrick McMullan via Getty</div>

Christina Oxenberg, Ghislaine Maxwell and HRH Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia attend Christina Oxenberg's "Life is Short: Read Short Stories" Book Signing Party at Vanessa Noel on April 23, 2013 in New York City.

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