Journalist Charlie Gasparino penned an opinion piece for Fox Business about anonymous interviews held with the late Jeffrey Epstein.
Gasparino cited precedent in identifying anonymous sources after they've died.
Gasparino said Epstein sought to persuade him that he was not as bad as media reports indicated.
“I just want you to know I’m not a pedophile,” he said.
With a slight laugh, he added: “Maybe the only thing worse than being called a pedophile is being called a hedge fund manager."
The millionaire financier was found dead in his cell of an apparent suicide earlier this month. He was accused of participating in a criminal sex trafficking ring.
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