Jennifer O’Connell: Is Britain suffering from Stockholm syndrome?

Jennifer O’Connell: Is Britain suffering from Stockholm syndrome?

The latest episode in Keeping Up With The Mounbatten-Windsors has left viewers with a few vexing questions. Why has lumpen oaf Andrew paid a multimillion euro settlement – reportedly between stg£7.5million (€8.8 million) and £12 million (€14.3 million) – to Virginia Roberts Giuffre, a woman he was previously almost, no, in fact, fully convinced he had “no recollection of ever meeting, none whatsoever”?

The short answer is because his initial tactic of hiring a team of lawyers to destroy her didn’t work. And he had to do something.

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