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It's been 20 years since former President Bill Clinton's affair with year-old White House intern Monica Lewinsky came to light. In those two. On the 20th anniversary of the Starr investigation, which introduced her to the world, the author reflects on the changing nature of trauma, the de-evolution of the. Monica Samille Lewinsky (born July 23, ) is an American activist, television personality, . Lewinsky hosted the reality television dating program, Mr. Personality, on Fox Television Network in , where she advised young women.
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She said that she tried to look for jobs after graduating from the London School of Economics, but she was always turned away because of her past. And, as hard as it is to imagine surviving it, it is possible. In Juneshe announced she would become a strategic advisor for anti-bullying organization Bystander Revolution.
For example, during a panel discussionseveral prominent women criticized and poked fun at Lewinsky — including Fear of Flying author Erica Jong, who in apologized for making critical comments about Lewinsky.
Photo by Dave M. For example, in NovemberPulitzer Prize winner Kathleen Parker wrote in a column for the Washington Post that Clinton — not Lewinsky — was at fault for the affair.
It was unclear what specifically Lewinsky was referring to in her tweet. Write to Samantha Cooney at samantha.
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She's become an anti-bullying crusader Getty Images Over time, Lewinsky decided to turn the pain of public ostracism into action. According to her Twitter profileshe's a social activist focusing on "bullying prevention. At public speaking events, she addresses the insidious nature of cyber-bullying, too. In Octobershe even helped create an anti-bullying emoji keyboard to coincide with the BeStrong hashtag. He took his own life after being bullied relentlessly at school. His father described him as "a kind, gentle little soul.
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The brief exchange took place at a bookstore event induring which Mailer's son Michael introduced the two. That same year, one of Mailer's other sons, writer John Buffalo, invited Lewinsky to a family lunch at the Provincetown, New York home of Norman and his wife Norris — and an unlikely friendship was forged. She was also an accomplished writer and artist, and we formed a rare, instant bond," Lewinsky recalled in Vanity Fair in December of Fed by a mutual love of literature, profanity and the magic of every day things like white wine and flea markets, the bond Lewinsky shared with the Mailers grew over time.
It's clear the affection between the Mailers and Lewinsky was mutual. When Random House published Selected Letters of Norman Mailer, a letter the esteemed author sent to Lewinsky a family dinner invitation, no less made the cut.
BFF Alan Cumming calls her one of the "kindest" people ever Getty Images A personal endorsement from Norman Mailer is understandably a big deal, and one from Alan Cumming is nothing to scoff at either.
And, well, he thinks Monica Lewinsky is "lovely.
He explained that the two met at a Marie Claire party more than a decade ago, and that they hit it off. For her part, it seems Lewinsky turns up to support Cumming whenever she can. Inshe told The New York Times Cumming was "one of the most extraordinary people" she knows and someone who radiates "savage joy.
And, as if you needed any further proof of their universal appeal, consider the fact that Lewinsky tunes in just like the rest of us. In Julyshe confessed in a Vanity Fair article that she'd been spending copious amounts of time curled up on her old red sofa in a summer blanket watching Orange Is the New Black. The show's riveting story lines and emotionally nuanced characters easily transported her "into that cloistered world of raw emotions, human frailties, and power plays," she wrote.
Then, in FebruaryLewinsky tweeted she was catching up on This Is Us — which she joked was "the Adele of television. It's become a routine part of her world, being flung at her daily from the dark corners of the internet or, at times, by political pundits.
However, Lewinsky is happy to herald the dawn of man's new, more sensitive age. He was later acquitted.
Life in the spotlight Lewinsky's father, Bernard, hugs her in front of his home in Brentwood, California, in Hide Caption 4 of 17 Photos: Life in the spotlight InLewinsky arrives at her attorney's office in Washington, where her immunity agreement with independent counsel Kenneth Starr was announced.
Hide Caption 5 of 17 Photos: Life in the spotlight Lewinsky poses for a photo with President Clinton in this image submitted as evidence by Starr's investigation and released by the House Judiciary Committee in September Hide Caption 6 of 17 Photos: Life in the spotlight Another image submitted as evidence in September shows Lewinsky meeting President Clinton at a White House function.
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