Virginia Giuffre's defamation lawsuit against Alan Dershowitz has been voluntarily dismissed.
Giuffre said in a statement that she may have been mistaken in accusing Dershowitz of sexual abuse.
Giuffre is one of the sex-trafficking victims of Jeffrey Epstein. She got a settlement from Britain's Prince Andrew as well.
Jeffrey Epstein victim Virginia Giuffre admitted Tuesday that she may have been wrong to accuse Alan Dershowitz of sexually abusing her as a teenager, as she dropped her defamation lawsuit against the high-profile lawyer.
According to a joint statement announcing the dismissal of the lawsuit on Tuesday, given to Insider by one of Giuffre's lawyers, Giuffre said that she "may have made a mistake" in identifying Dershowitz as one of the men Epstein trafficked her to as a teen.
"I was very young at the time, it was a very stressful and traumatic environment," Giuffre said.
"This litigation has been very stressful and burdensome for me and my family, and we believe it is time to bring it to an end and move on with our lives," she added.
Representatives for Dershowitz did not immediately return Insider's reuqest for comment Tuesday.
For his part, Dershowitz commended Giuffre in the joint statement for her courage in admitting she may have been wrong.
"As I have said from the beginning, I never had sex with Ms. Giuffre. I have nevertheless come to believe that at the time she accused me she believed what she said," Dershowitz said in the joint statement.
He added: "She has sufffered much at the hands of Jeffrey Epstein and I commend her work combatting the evil of sex trafficking."
The lawsuit was dismissed without either side having to pay the other, according to the joint statement.
Giuffre is perhaps the most public of Epstein's victims. She has long claimed that she was recruited while working at Mar-a-Lago, former President Donald Trump's resort in Florida, in 2000, when she was 16 years old, and groomed to be sexually abused by Epstein. Eventually, she says she was trafficked to his friends and associates.
Earlier this year, Giuffre settled another lawsuit against Britain's Prince Andrew, who she also accused of sexually abusing her as a teenager. The Telegraph reported that the prince paid Giuffre $16 million, though the settlement ended without him claiming responsibility for the abuse.
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