Ghislaine Maxwell wins legal fight to keep ‘highly intrusive’ documents about her sex life sealed just hours before they were due to be released

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Ghislaine Maxwell has won a legal fight to keep secret ‘highly intrusive’ documents about her sex life – just hours before they were due to be released.

The British socialite, 58, argued it could destroy her chances of a fair trial against charges she facilitated the late financier Jeffrey Epstein‘s sexual abuse of girls.

Maxwell’s deposition had been taken in April 2016 for a now-settled civil defamation lawsuit against her by Virginia Roberts Giuffre, who had accused Epstein of having kept her as a ‘sex slave’ with Maxwell’s assistance.

Maxwell made last ditch scrambles on Thursday urging the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to keep the deposition about her sex life sealed.

Her lawyer argued that the potentially embarrassing details could make it ‘difficult if not impossible’ to find an impartial jury, out of the public eye.

The appeals court delayed the release of the dossiers until at least September 22 when Maxwell’s appeal will be heard on an expedited basis.

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