Kate Middleton: Pippa’s father-in-law is accused of sexual abuse

Katherine, duchess of cambridge, faces a scandal of great magnitude due to the fact that the father-in-law of his sister Pippa, who is married to the millionaire James Matthews, is accused of sexual abuse by the French justice system. According to European press reports, David Matthews He is accused of rape and, although he has already been interrogated a couple of times, his case continues to be delayed.

(David and Jane Matthews, Pippa Middleton’s in-laws/Getty Images)

The alleged crime would have been committed in the decade of the 90s and the woman who accuses him assures that the businessman forced her to have sexual relations when she was 16 years old and it happened twice, one in Paris and the other in San Bartolomé, where the father in law pippa middleton he owns a luxury hotel, the Eden Rock Hotel.

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(Pippa Middleton/AFP)

This case broke out in 2018, when David Matthews he was arrested at the Paris airport and spent time on probation. However, his case in court has been delayed due to the health crisis caused by the spread of the SARS Cov 2 virus, which causes Covid-19.

And although this part of the political family of Kate Middeleton does not directly affect the family of Queen Elizabeth II, there have been comparisons of this case with the infamous Prince Andrew, also accused of rape and who had to pay a millionaire sum for the alleged victim to withdraw his case from the United States courts.

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(James Matthews and Pippa Middleton on their wedding day / Xinhua)

Although the millionaire businessman David Matthews has denied the accusations over and over again, the father of the alleged victim assures that it is true and that she only wants justice to be done, she does not ask for money in return.

“All this time I felt that I was to blame and developed self-destructive feelings. I thought I was worthless,” the woman has assured.

Who is David Matthews, Pippa Middleton’s father-in-law?

David Matthews is called by his children as “The Band” after the alternative rock band “The Dave Mathews Band”. The man worked as an apprentice mechanic and later realized his skills in buying and selling cars, which led him to be able to afford a career as a driver.

As a pilot he met his first wife, Anita Taylor, who was also a pilot, but they divorced after the birth of their only daughter: Nina. David was regarded as a promise of the air until he suffered a serious accident at Silverstone that left another driver dead and him with an eye injury. He then dedicated himself fully to buying and selling cars and with a good sum of money raised, he expanded his interests to the real estate sector.

David later met his current wife, Jane, when she was a receptionist at Christian Dior. Already together they had three children: James, Michael and Spencer. In 1985 the couple bought the emblematic Eden Rock Hotel on the island of St Barts. He has a fortune valued at more than 50 million pounds sterling.

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Kate Middleton: Pippa’s father-in-law is accused of sexual abuse