In the midst of our cultural reckoning with the abuses of powerful men, Monica Lewinsky is revisiting her own story, 20 years later.
In a new essay for Vanity Fair, Lewinsky looks back at her relationship with President Bill Clinton through the lens of the #MeToo movement, and the 1998 impeachment trial that put her – and the intimate details of her personal life – in the spotlight.
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Back then, she writes, she felt isolated and abandoned “by key figures in the crisis.” Now, as more women come out in support of one another, Lewinsky thinks her experience would have been different had the trial happened in 2018. Read more…