By: Arron Williams
February 8 2024
Source: Wikimedia Commons
King Charles' name does not appear on any publicly released Epstein documents. There is no evidence his cancer is related to Epstein.
According to the BBC on 5 February, British monarch King Charles was diagnosed with cancer. While the type of cancer has not been revealed, it has been confirmed it is not prostate cancer. Following this news, conspiracy theories started to circulate on social media.
Posts on Facebook and Twitter claim that Charles’ cancer diagnosis is related to his name appearing on “Epstein’s list.” This refers to the list of names revealed in American financier and sex offender Jeffery Epstein’s flight logs, black book, and court documents. Fake “Epstein lists” frequently circulate online that include the names of celebrities and politicians not actually mentioned in any current public Epstein documents.
A post on Facebook claims that “They need to get rid of Prince Charles, he was on the Epstein list.” which suggests his cancer is part of a plot to kill him.
The post further states that “Cancer works, probably turbo cancer, side effect of the you know what” which likely alludes to COVID-19 vaccines.
At the time of publishing, there is no evidence that King Charles is on the "Epstein list." His name does not appear in any official, publicly released Epstein records or documents.
Epstein’s flight logs and the court documents released in January are all publicly available on DocumentCloud, having been uploaded by news organizations. Searching through the documents reveals no mention of King Charles.
News website Business Insider also created searchable databases of the names that appeared in both Epstein’s black book and flight records, which show no results for King Charles.
Database Search of the name Charles in Epstein's black book. King/Prince Charles name does not appear. (Source: Business Insider)
King Charles' name does not appear in any of these publicly released documents nor on any credible "Epstein list." Furthermore, there is no evidence that his cancer is related in any way to Epstein.
Publicly released Epstein documents do mention the names of several celebrities, royals, and public figures such as Prince Andrew, Bill Clinton, Kevin Spacey, and David Copperfield. However, the people mentioned in the documents have also not necessarily committed sexual crimes or been involved with Epstein’s sex trafficking.
There is no evidence that King Charles’ cancer was deliberately given to him as part of a plot to kill him, nor any evidence that his cancer is a targeted attack. Furthermore, there is no evidence that cancer can be "given" to someone directly.
According to Cancer Research U.K., an independent cancer research organization, cancer occurs when abnormal cells divide in an uncontrolled way. Cancer is a common condition, with one in two people in the U.K. getting cancer in their lifetime. As explained in another article by Cancer Research U.K., “The longer we live, the more time we have for errors to build up. And so, as time passes, our risk of developing cancer goes up, as we accumulate more of these faults in our genes.” Therefore, the older you get, the higher the risk of cancer. A variety of factors can cause cancer, including smoking, diet, and other environmental or lifestyle habits.
“Turbo cancer,” as mentioned in one viral post, is not real and is an anti-vax myth; Logically Facts has previously checked claims that COVID-19 vaccines cause “turbo cancer” and found them to be false.
According to the United States National Cancer Institute, cancer is not contagious. Certain viruses may cause cancers, but while viruses can be spread from person to person, any cancer they cause cannot.
King Charles is not mentioned in any current official Epstein documents. There is no evidence that his cancer is part of a plot to kill him. Therefore, we have marked this claim as false.