All the while, she was setting them up to be abused sexually by Epstein and, in some cases, Maxwell herself. Reading the book in 2017 added a lot of context to how I interpreted everything going on at Reddit in 2015.”. Business Insider also reported “Pao set her Twitter account to private Monday morning after sending the tweet.” However, a Google search on July 7 confirmed Pao’s account was public. Ellen Pao, who gained infamy overseeing Reddit’s lurch towards censorship during her brief tenure as CEO of the site in 2015, claims she knew Ghislaine Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein supplied underage girls as sex toys for the rich & powerful — and said nothing. Trying to sift through the noise to bring the readers the facts. To see all content on The Sun, please use the Site Map. By subscribing, you agree to receive email communication from Bounding Into Comics.

Jeffrey Epstein “died by suicide in a federal detention center in New York while awaiting trial on the trafficking charges last year.”, Monday, investor and former Reddit CEO Ellen K. Pao admitted in a tweet that she and others knew of Ghislaine Maxwell’s “supplying underage girls for sex” was early as 2011, but said nothing because it “made no difference.” @ekp you and others are the reason nothing changes, — ken pereira11 (@KenPereira11) July 7, 2020, In a July 6 tweet, Pao linked to a Daily Mail article published in March 2011 where Epstein’s victims accuse Maxwell of being an active participant in Epstein’s abuse. 679215 Registered office: 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF. Read RT Privacy policy to find out more. Senior Editor. It actually looked even darker than the first one, especially since it came from a first-hand ‘party’-goer and not some “conspiracy theorist” keen on uncovering allegedly existing pedophile networks. “We knew about her supplying underage girls for sex, but I guess that was fine with the ‘cool’ people who managed the tightly controlled guest list.”, I have no idea if you are still awake, but this tweet of yours opened Pandora's box tonight. Read: Anonymous Reavels Documents on Jeffrey Epstein. Ellen Pao, the ex CEO of the social news site, revealed the Brit socialite was at a glamorous Christmas party she attended hosted by the venture capital firm she was working for at the time. How did she know? After her arrest, numerous photos of Maxwell with high profile individuals, including former President Bill Clinton, Tesla founder Elon Musk, and current President Donald Trump, at various social functions began to circulate, with many speculating as to what her exact role with those photographed was. She has since taken her account private. She deleted the post, set her account to private, and is blocking everyone who shares.”, Daily Beast reporter Lachlan Markay reposted Pao’s original tweet, and wrote, “Ellen Pao, former Reddit CEO and partner at VC giant Kleiner Perkins, says Ghislaine Maxwell attended Kleiner’s holiday party in 2011, and ‘we knew’ about her alleged role in Epstein sex trafficking. — seeking peace (aka leave me alone) @ home (@afshadd) July 6, 2020, READ NEXT: 13-Year-Old Girl Killed in Dog Dispute, Ellen Pao: Former Reddit CEO Says She Knew Ghislaine Maxwell ‘Supplied Underage Girls for Sex’, Copyright © 2020 Heavy, Inc. All rights reserved. Epstein was known to pursue relationships with tech leaders, business owners, and academics at elite universities — in March 2011, he sat down to dinner with a slate of tech billionaires including Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Google cofounder Sergey Brin, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, and Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Spencer is a contributing reporter for Bounding Into Comics. Pao, known for being an early proponent of the “woke” politics of feminism and racial grievance that now characterize every Silicon Valley company, made the shocking admission in a tweet yesterday evening. And no one did anything about it. Maxwell was indicted on six charges, including conspiracy to entice minors to travel to engage in illegal sex acts, enticement of a minor to travel to engage in illegal sex acts, conspiracy to transport minors with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity, transportation of a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity, and perjury. To inquire about a licence to reproduce material, visit our Syndication site. Twitter users were quick to turn on the former Reddit chief for not speaking out at the time. View our online Press Pack. I highly recommend her book Reset, which covers a good amount of her fight in regards to changing these things at both KPCB and Reddit. There are still so many unanswered questions and when we try to find them, we’re presented with roadblocks that seem to come from all the way at the top. CNN’s Chris Cuomo Coaches Michael Cohen for Interview with Erin Burnett Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. This website uses cookies. Former Reddit CEO Ellen Pao recently claimed that she, along with her associates at her former employer Kleiner Perkins, knew of Ghislaine Maxwell’s role in “supplying underage girls for sex” to notorious pedophile Jeffrey Epstein and those associated with him yet remained silent about the issue until Maxwell’s recent arrest. “She was at the Kleiner holiday party in 2011, but I had no desire to meet her much less have a photo taken with her,” Pao tweeted on Monday. Our journalists strive for accuracy but on occasion we make mistakes. As of July 7, the original post appears to still be public. She wrote, “I used to be kinda sad that I wasn’t ever cool enough to get invited to some parties that people I know were invited to, but now, I’m super thankful that I’ve never accidentally had a photo of me taken with Ghislaine.”, Banister’s tweet would prompt a response from Pao who shockingly and bizarrely stated that, during a 2011 holiday party hosted by Kleiner Perkins which was attended by Maxwell, she and others “knew about [Maxwell] supplying underage girls for sex.”.

Pao set her Twitter to private after being criticised but then lifted the setting, the New York Post reports. U.S. Attorney Audrey Strauss stated, “As alleged, Ghislaine Maxwell facilitated, aided, and participated in acts of sexual abuse of minors. Epstein, a prominent American financier and convicted sex offender, died in a New York jail under mysterious circumstances, supposedly killing himself after being indicted on similar charges. July 6, 2020 – It has become clear that members of the so-called elite class, whether in Hollywood, Silicon Valley, the media or the highest echelons of power, is a small circle of people who know one another. Getty ABC reporter Amy Robach had her story about Epstein killed by ABC’s higher-ups and we haven’t heard a word about it since. "The Sun", "Sun", "Sun Online" are registered trademarks or trade names of News Group Newspapers Limited. If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else.”, "if you are free, you need to free somebody else. She ended up filing a lawsuit in 2012 for gender discrimination and retaliation. A few days later, investor and venture capitalist Cyan Banister referred to these photographs in a joke on Twitter.

@Ekp responded to you, got called out, tried some backtracking damage control, and then just gave up and quickly set her account to private. Maxwell will appear via video-link due to coronavirus regulations, with the jail where she is being held known to have had its own outbreak. These are questions that need to be asked but for some reason, many in powerful positions are completely banned from talking about it.

Maxwell enticed minor girls, got them to trust her, and then delivered them into the trap that she and Jeffrey Epstein had set.”, Strauss added, “She pretended to be a woman they could trust. Epstein also knew Bill Gates, meeting with the Microsoft founder multiple times following Epstein’s first conviction for sex crimes in 2008. However, the decision was ruled in favor of Kleiner Perkins. The Sun website is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). No spouses allowed.” He went on to post the names of celebrities, politicians, and other public figures who had been in attendance at the 2011 event. Everyone in the room knew she was a child sex trafficker… and no one in the room objected to her presence?” on wrote. The Silicon Valley party was attended by tech industry giants and politicians, according to Business Insider. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window), Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window), Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window), Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), Vice Takes Issue With League of Legends’ Use of Seraphine as Virtual Personality: “She Has No Interest In The Political Reality That Exists Around Her”, Star Wars: New Doctor Aphra Preview Claims "Eternal Life" Can Be Achieved Through Wearing Two Rings, Google Stadia's Creative Director Claims Streamers Need To Purchase A License To Play Games, He's Accused Of Ripping Off Twitter Banner Art, Kotaku Blames “The Underlying Current of Bigotry” Among Gamers As Cause For Recent Departure Of Xbox Brazil Host, The Word “Trap” Banned from Animemes Subreddit, Moderators Claim Term “Results In The Erasure of Trans People”, James Gunn Disputes Rumor Alice Braga Plays Poison Ivy in The Suicide Squad. “To be clear, the press had described her as supplying underage girls for sex, but she had not been charged so I guess it would be more accurate to say we ‘suspected’ v ‘knew,'” she tweeted later. Journalist and producer Mike Cernovich also posted the original tweet from Pao’s account. She is accused on four counts over her alleged involvement in Epstein's high profile sex trafficking ring - allegedly acting as his "madam" who would track down girls for him. Reading the book in 2017 added a lot of context to how I interpreted everything going on at Reddit in 2015.