A former Russian mannequin with whom Wall Avenue billionaire and Jeffrey Epstein affiliate Leon Black has admitted to having an affair with, has alleged in a lawsuit how he pressured her to fly Florida to ‘fulfill the intercourse wants’ of Epstein.
Guzel Ganieva, 38, branded Black, 69, a ‘violent, sadistic’ sexual predator who raped and harassed her earlier than coercing her into signing a non-disclosure settlement in a defamation lawsuit uncovered solely by DailyMail.com in June.
However Ganieva is now claiming Black, the married former CEO of personal fairness agency Apollo World Administration, whisked her away to Florida and Jeffrey Epstein’s Palm Seaside mansion.
In accordance with the amended criticism as see by The Every day Information, though Genieva had organized to get lunch with Black, he as a substitute took her to Teterboro Airport in New Jersey earlier than getting on a non-public jet headed for the Sunshine State.
Former Russian mannequin Guzel Ganieva, 38, claims Wall Avenue billionaire Leon Black, 69, took her to Florida with the intention of getting intercourse with him and Jeffrey Epstein
The previous CEO of Apollo World Administration, Leon Black, acknowledged he had an affair with Ganieva whereas he was married from 2008 to 2015
When Genieva arrived on the mansion, she alleges she was summoned right into a room to search out each Black and Epstein sitting in an workplace collectively.
‘Black and Epstein have been located shut to at least one one other, every dealing with Ms. Ganieva whereas in virtually supine positions, as in the event that they have been ready for her to get on high of them. Certainly, Black indicated along with his eyes that he wished Ms. Ganieva to come back and lay in between him and Epstein,’ a part of the lawsuit filed in Manhattan Supreme Courtroom reads.
Regardless of the come-ons, Ganieva didn’t sleep with the boys, at which level Black advised her to go away the room. The go to solely lasted a complete of two hours.
Black mentioned he and Ganieva had engaged in a consensual affair beginning in 2008 till 2015 – when he claims she extorted him by threatening to take their relationship public if he didn’t pay her $100million.
Whereas he didn’t meet her preliminary demand, in trade for her silence Black mentioned he agreed to forgive $1million in loans he made to her, and to make $100,000 in month-to-month funds for 15 years – amounting to $18million complete.
The lawsuit filed by Ganieva alleges that Black raped and assaulted her, utilizing his affect to remain silent for years by means of coercive manipulation.
Black, 69, resigned his place as head of Apollo in March, simply days after Ganieva went public together with her claims that Black had ‘abused’ her ‘for years.’
Black has denied that his resignation had something to do with the sequence of tweets posted by Ganieva, which got here after he was already below scrutiny for standing by pedophile financier Epstein for years.
Genieva organized to get lunch with Black, however he as a substitute took her to Teterboro Airport in New Jersey earlier than getting on a non-public jet headed Jeffrey Epstein’s Palm Seaside mansion, above
Epstein’s house (backside proper, with the white roof) is in an space of prime Palm Seaside actual property
Black stepped down from his function as CEO of Apollo in march after he was revealed as a longtime affiliate of pedophile billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, left. Black (proper) was with Epstein at a screening of the movie Capote in 2005
Black repeatedly referred to as Epstein his ‘greatest good friend,’ in keeping with Ganieva’s go well with.
After the Palm Seaside encounter, in keeping with the lawsuit as seen by the Every day Information, Ganieva claims to have spoken with certainly one of Epstein’s alleged enablers, Sarah Kellen, whereas nonetheless within the mansion’s lounge.
‘It’s a must to perceive that [Jeffrey and Leon] are intercourse addicts,’ Kellen is alleged to have mentioned to Ganieva.
‘It’s a must to allow them to do no matter they need with you, and you need to allow them to be with a number of sexual companions if that is what they need,’ Kellen mentioned, in keeping with the criticism.
‘They’re very highly effective, and in case you do not do what they need you to do, there might be penalties that I don’t need for you.’
On the time of the encounter allegedly passed off, on the time Epstein was being monitored by sheriffs in connection along with his 2008 responsible plea for soliciting an underage prostitute.
Ganieva is pictured (left) with friends Natane Boudreau and Claudia Mason in 2011
Ganieva (left at an occasion in 2011) branded Black a ‘violent, sadistic’ sexual predator who raped and harassed her earlier than coercing her into signing a non-disclosure settlement in a defamation lawsuit uncovered solely by DailyMail.com in June
‘It’s deeply regarding that Black’s scheme to convey Ms. Ganieva to Epstein’s house was one thing he deliberate, and did do, with out her information. It was wholly with out her consent and even worse, by the point he advised her, Ms. Ganieva was powerless to do something about it,’ wrote Ganieva’s attorneys in courtroom papers.
‘Identical to her June criticism, Ms. Ganieva’s story immediately is demonstrably and transparently false and betrays her willingness to say something and fabricate a narrative within the hope that one thing will stick. It will not,’ Black’s lawyer Whit Clay mentioned.
‘The Amended Grievance filed immediately exposes Leon Black’s baseless and retaliatory counterclaims in opposition to Guzel Ganieva for what they are surely: yet one more try and inflict excessive ache upon Ms. Ganieva whereas making good on his threats to destroy her life. Happily, Black ‘s billions is not going to defend him from the reality popping out about what he has executed to Ms. Ganieva,’ an announcement from the attorneys mentioned.
Black is seen along with his spouse Debra Black in 2017
Ganieva initially went public with allegations in her first lawsuit on March 17 with a sequence of tweets wherein she mentioned she was ‘bullied, manipulated, threatened, and coerced,’ and revealed the existence of the NDA.
She had created a Twitter accounted that month with Black’s personal go well with alleging that it had been ‘arrange for the only objective of publishing the defamatory tweets.’
‘After I refused his sexual advances I used to be bullied, manipulated, threatened and coerced. Equally, below duress I used to be pressured to signal an NDA in 2015,’ she wrote, claiming, ‘I’m breaking my silence now as a result of I don’t need this sort of predatory conduct to proceed taking place to different ladies.’
In an April assertion referring to the primary lawsuit, Black mentioned, ‘Any allegation or every other inappropriate conduct in direction of her is totally fabricated.’
He went onto to say, ‘The reality is that I’ve been extorted by Ms. Ganieva for years and I made substantial financial funds to her, based mostly on her threats to go public regarding our relationship, in an try and spare my household from public embarrassment.’
Epstein, in the meantime, hanged himself in his jail cell in August 2019 as he was awaiting trial for underage intercourse trafficking.
His alleged madam Ghislaine Maxwell stays in a Brooklyn jail awaiting trial on fees she groomed underage women for Epstein, and joined in through the sexual abuse.