GHISLAINE Maxwell's trial captured the world’s attention leading up to her conviction for sex trafficking and grooming young girls.
The former socialite faces up to 60 years in prison for her role in her former companion, financier Jeffrey Epstein's, vile pedophile ring.
Throughout the trial, insight into Maxwell’s life with Epstein was revealed to the court along with the pair’s many high-profile connections.
Shocking photos of Maxwell and Epstein were shared during the trial, including a framed photo of a naked Maxwell found in the disgraced financier’s mansion.
But the most striking images were those showing Maxwell massaging Epstein's feet.
The two photos were taken on his private plane, nicknamed the 'Lolita Express'.
The images lift a lid on the intimate relationship between Maxwell and Epstein.
Maxwell's trial has been told she and Epstein had been in a relationship but remained "the best of friends" after they split.
The images were found on CDs in Epstein's Manhattan mansion during an FBI raid in 2019 following his arrest on sex trafficking charges.
Another shocking find was a never-before-seen photo of Maxwell and Epstein embracing each other as they kissed.
The photo was found sitting on a table at Epstein’s Palm Beach mansion.
The court also heard that FBI agents found a Word document, created using the name 'Gmax', which has been linked to Maxwell, that described the defendant's intimate relationship with Epstein.
It read: "Jeffrey and Ghislaine have been together, a couple, for the last 11 years.
"They are, contrary to what many people think, rarely apart. I almost always see them together."
It continued: "Ghislaine is highly intelligent and great company with a ready smile and an infectious laugh, will always put one at one's ease and always makes one feel welcome.
"Jeffrey and Ghislaine share many mutual interests and they have a lot of fun together. Jeffrey and Ghislaine complement each other really well and I can't imagine one without the other.
"On top of being partners, they are also the best of friends."
Pictures from the raid also show a number of weird paintings on the walls of the mansion.
Prosecutors claimed the interior of Epstein's mansion is proof of a sexualized atmosphere encouraged by Maxwell to put pressure on the victims.
In the mansion, you can see paintings of nude women hanging on the wall – with a bare bum visible in one, and two naked women lying on a bed in the other.
A photo of a seemingly naked woman is also seen hanging on a door between the two sketches.
Many noted that as the final verdict was handed down by a jury of six women and six men, Maxwell – branded "dangerous" by the prosecution – showed little emotion.
A court sketch showed her with a steely hard stare – with the rest of her face concealed by a face mask.
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This wasn’t the only time Maxwell caught the attention of others for acting strangely.
During her pre-trial hearing in November, she stunned the courtroom and beyond when she began "furiously" drawing a sketch artist.
Illustrator Elizabeth Williams, who has been sketching people in court for 40 years, was taken aback when the madam swiveled round in her chair to pen her.
A picture of the tense encounter – created by fellow sketch artist Jane Rosenberg, who was also drawn by the Brit – went viral on social media.
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Reporters were observing Maxwell as she tried to draw Rosenberg for a second time.
Will Pavia, who covered the trial for The Times, said he believes Maxwell was "trying to take back control" by drawing the artists.
Speaking on the Stories of Our Times podcast, he said: "She was drawing Jane and then her eyes swept along the bench and she started looking at me and the other reporter, Lucia Osborne-Crowley.
"Lucia said 'I think she's sketching us.' And I think she was.
"She was looking straight at us and then looking down at her notebook and then making furious jottings. It is a very strange experience.
"When she looks right at you it is quite an unnerving and startling experience. It was sort of assertive I suppose, trying to take back control in some way is what it felt like."
QUEEN’S LOG CABIN VISIT
Another picture shows the pair at The Queen's Scottish home in Balmoral.
It is unclear when the photograph was taken but it has been reported Prince Andrew hosted Epstein there in 1999.
The pair are seen lounging on the porch of Her Majesty's log cabin in Glen Beg, with Maxwell leaning against Epstein.
According to reports, Andrew hosted Epstein's entourage, including a model in her 20s.
Prince Andrew strongly denies all allegations of misconduct against him and says he was not aware of the financier's crimes.
'HOUSE OF SIN' MANUAL
It was learned that Maxwell handed Epstein's housekeeper a "degrading" 58-page booklet which shows staff were told to "see nothing and say nothing".
Juan Patricio Alessi, 71, who worked at Epstein's mansion from 1990 to 2002, took the stand on the fifth day of the trial.
He said that the Brit once handed him a hefty booklet with a checklist detailing the tasks he was to carry out to "maintain the house" – something he said he found "degrading".
The book, which was submitted into evidence and was written by a "countess", the court heard, was released showing yet more strict rules staff members were told to follow.
Employees were told to "be cautious of voice levels and noise" while working at the property.
They were also told: "Remember that you see nothing, hear nothing, say nothing, except to answer a question directed at you."
Staff was banned from eating or drinking in front of Maxwell, Epstein or their guests and were also instructed not to wear "strong perfume or aftershave lotion."
Alessi said working conditions at the Florida home were like "slavery".
ANDREW AND TRUMP'S PRIVATE JET FLIGHTS
The Duke of York and former President Donald Trump flew on Epstein's private jet, the pedo's former pilot told the trial.
Lawrence Visoski, who testified for the prosecution, was quizzed during cross-examination about passengers aboard Epstein's private planes.
Maxwell was the "number two" in the hierarchy of Epstein's employees, while the millionaire himself was the "big number one", he said.
And he confirmed Trump, Andrew along with Bill Clinton all flew on the jet.
Other big names who flew on the plane include Hollywood stars Kevin Spacey & Chris Tucker, violinist Itzhak Perlman, and US Senators John Glenn & George Mitchell.
Under cross-examination from defense counsel Christian Everdell, Mr Visoski was asked "Are you familiar with Prince Andrew, the Duke of York?
"He is the second son of the Queen. Did he ever fly on Epstein's planes?"
"Yes, he did," Mr Visoski replied.
Moving on to Trump, Mr Visoski said: "He flew on them a number of times."
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The pilot recalled having to make the plane "look nice" for Clinton and that Trump flew on the plane "a number of times".
There are no suggestions that Trump and Clinton knew of any wrongdoing.
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