Jamie Crawford’s ‘Prince Andrew: Banished’ on Peacock looks into the accusations versus the Duke of York, late Queen Elizabeth’s 2nd boy. The docudrama looks into Andrew’s alleged connection with Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell as well as a complaint from Virginia Giuffre saying Andrew attacked her when she was a minor. The movie likewise touches upon his connection with Kathleen Norris “Koo” Stark during the 1980s. So, if you’re asking yourself where Koo might be today, below’s what we understand.
Where is Koo Stark Today?
In 2016, Koo declared that the role was supplied to her rather of the minor duty she ultimately played in the movie (her component was later reduced). In 1981, Koo was in London, England, as an understudy in a theater production.
There, Koo was set up on a blind date with Prince Andrew. The two promptly click and started dating not long after. Within the following couple of months, Koo fulfilled the royal household, and also the Queen supposedly liked her. They dated before and also after Andrew took part in the Falklands war, however by 1982, the media got wind of their connection, suddenly making it challenging for them to lead an everyday life.
Koo later on stated, “The focus in those days was extraordinary, and the paparazzi were almost everywhere. I was once dragged from the rear of a motorcycle by the hair; I was struck in the solar plexus by a long lens. Photographers on motorbikes actually rode into restaurants to attempt to obtain photos of us together. I moved address for 2 years whenever my address was released.”
It was later on exposed that Koo had acted in an arthouse movie in 1976 that consisted of some sex-related scenes. Ultimately, she wasn’t taken into consideration a suitable companion for Andrew, causing their connection ending 18 months after it began. Koo later stated that the notoriety took its toll on their connection. In 2021, she discussed as soon as being informed in the early 1980s that she was on an IRA hit list.
Koo married gallery proprietor Tim Jeffries in 1993, ending in a fast divorce. Regarding 4 years later on, her daughter, Tatiana, was birthed, and the father was Warren Walker. Koo had an extensive legal battle with Warren after their splitting up. She was charged of swiping a painting from him prior to being cleared of it in 2013 when she returned it. She also asserted that Warren debenture her a certain quantity of cash annually along with a round figure, but Warren refuted it, and also the court regulationed in his favor.
Koo likewise struggled economically, proclaiming bankruptcy in 2011. In February 2015, when the allegations versus Prince Andrew surfaced, Koo protected him, stating, “My first response was fierceness, after that shock, at the lurid allegations being made against a male I have actually recognized well for even more than 30 years. In 2019, Koo won libel problems from MTV after being referred to as a “porn star.”
After being detected with bust cancer cells in 2002, Koo went through a mastectomy, later going under the knife for a second one. An expert photographer considering that 1982, Koo has actually held numerous exhibits of her job and used her yoga and also meditation abilities to great result. Koo lives in London and intends to compose a memoir after being encouraged by the Dalai Lama.