KPMG has terminated its sponsorship of Prince Andrew’s entrepreneur scheme due to “adverse press” in the wake of his interview about his friendship with the American paedophile Jeffrey Epstein.
The accountancy firm has not renewed its sponsorship of the [email protected] scheme, it was revealed this afternoon, after five years of backing the initiative.
KPMG dropped its support amid a furious backlash over the prince’s interview on his friendship with sex offender Epstein, Sky News reports.
[email protected] website used to have KPMG listed as a founding partner but right now, the page to view sponsors of the scheme doesn’t bring up the sponsors, instead, it brings up the words, “Page not found”.
Sky’s royal correspondent, Rhiannon Mills, says the interview with Emily Maitlis “was meant to push aside the scandal involving Jeffrey Epstein – instead it seems that it is going to have an adverse effect on some of the work he was hoping to focus…
Source: Linda Ikeji