The photo in question had gone viral previously, with posts from 2018 and 2019 claiming it showed former President Bill Clinton on Epstein’s island. The images were, in fact, taken in January 2017 at the Casa de Campo Resort in the Dominican Republic. Snopes noted at the time that one of Clinton’s friends named George Nader (not, as Snopes proved, a sex offender of the same name) shared one of the images to his Instagram. Several Spanish-language news outlets reported on the trip and shared the pictures in question.
The individual identified as Roberts was not identified in reporting on Clinton’s vacation, but photos of Roberts at Trump’s inauguration, which also occurred in January 2017, show that his head of hair, with all respect to the chief justice, is grayer and not quite as full.
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