Sarah Ferguson tells Oprah she had been drinking

2010-06-01 09:10

Sarah Ferguson says she had been drinking and was “not in my right

place” when she was caught on video offering access to her former husband,

Prince Andrew, for $724 000.

The Duchess of York made the comments to talk show host Oprah

Winfrey in an interview to air today. The interview was taped on Friday in Los

Angeles, and excerpts were released yesterday by Winfrey’s Harpo


Ferguson tells Winfrey that she’d seen snippets of the video in

airports but had not “faced the devil in the face” by watching it in its

entirety. But she says she could tell she’d been drinking and was “in the gutter

at that moment.”

Ferguson has apologized for her lapse of judgment and has said she

had financial problems.

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