Monica Lewinsky

American woman involved in President Bill Clinton's sex scandals Monica Lewinsky

Monica Samille Lewinsky is an American woman with whom United States President Bill Clinton admitted to having had an "improper relationship" while she worked at the White House in 1995 and 1996. The affair and its repercussions (which included the impeachment of Bill Clinton) became known as the Lewinsky scandal.
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23 July 1973
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Legal landmines could complicate Trump lawyer Cohen's $130000 payment to porn star Stormy Daniels -
Google News - 10 days Legal landmines could complicate Trump lawyer Cohen's $130000 payment to porn star Stormy Daniels Michael Cohen, personal lawyer to President Donald Trump, says that a month before the 2016 presidential election he paid $130,000 of his own money to porn star Stormy Daniels, who has in the past alleged she had a sexual encounter with Trump. There is ... Michael Cohen may want to rethink being Trump's martyrCNN We Asked Republicans Why They Think Trump's Lawyer Gave A Porn Star $130000HuffPost Stormy Daniels has a 'Monica Lewinsky dress' to test for Trump's DNA, report saysThe Mercury News ABC News -Fox News -Reuters Press all 716 news articles »
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There Is Now Weed Named After Monica Lewinsky
Yahoo News - 2 months
A Washington-state based cannabis producer called Sugarleaf created a strain of weed named “Monica Lewinsky,” and the woman behind that namesake has discovered it.
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Monica Lewinsky 'Fixes' Title Of HLN Special To Focus On The Real Scandal
Huffington Post - 3 months
The former White House intern-turned-social activist is finally flipping the narrative.
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The stars of NBC's rebooted 'Will & Grace' discover you can go home again
LATimes - 5 months
When “Will & Grace” premiered in 1998, the biggest comedies of the year were “Seinfeld,” “Veronica’s Closet” and “Friends.” It was the year President Clinton denied having “sexual relations” with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky. The year that gave us Google. A time when the notion that...
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Dad Asks Famous People To Tweet His Bullied Son A Happy Birthday, And They Deliver
Huffington Post - 8 months
Russell Crowe, Dionne Warwick, Chris Hadfield and Monica Lewinsky are among those who've responded so far.
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Two 'Saturday Night Live' Writers Muse On The Show's Polarizing Political Comedy
Huffington Post - 9 months
Having just concluded a season that produced banner ratings, “Saturday Night Live” remains a political firebrand unlike any other institution. Forty-two years into its existence, the sketch-comedy staple has benefitted from the divisive election of Donald Trump, even after the show’s controversial choice to have him host an episode mid-campaign.  Of course, current-events fodder has always been a key part of the “SNL” brand. What’s changed is the speed at which news travels and the country’s temperament toward establishments of power. Two writers ―Tim Herlihy (1993-2000) and Bryan Tucker (2005-present) ― are scheduled to discuss the staff’s creative process during a panel at this week’s Greenwich International Film Festival. Ahead of the event, HuffPost hopped on the phone with each to reflect on their tenures at the show and what it was like to write during different presidential elections. Below are the highlights, edited for length and clarity. On approaching a comparati...
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'Their dream was my nightmare': Monica Lewinsky bids 'farewell to the age of Ailes' - Washington Post
Google News - 9 months
Washington Post 'Their dream was my nightmare': Monica Lewinsky bids 'farewell to the age of Ailes' Washington Post Fox News plays such an influential role in the contemporary media it's easy to forget that there was a time when the network was still a fledgling news outlet in search of momentum and identity. In an op-ed published Monday by the New York Times ... Monica Lewinsky: Roger Ailes's Dream Was My NightmareNew York Times Monica Lewinsky Pens Op-Ed About Being Target of Ailes' Fox NewsHollywood Reporter Monica Lewinsky: Fox News's 'dream was my nightmare'The Hill Washington Times -Houston Chronicle -NewsBusters (blog) -New York Magazine all 154 news articles »
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Trump To Nominate Callista Gingrich As Vatican Ambassador
Huffington Post - 9 months
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Trump Effect Or No, Immigrants Are Home With CASA
Huffington Post - 10 months
Video by Aya Elamroussi By Ana Tarlas and Aya Elamroussi Javier Luna came to the U.S. from Peru when he was 24 years old in 1998. The economy was good, the job market was plentiful and American society was enthralled by the Monica Lewinsky scandal. Luna lived in the U.S. through 9/11, the 2008 financial crisis and Donald Trump’s shocking presidential win. He considers the U.S. his home. “Once I touch American soil, I feel home,” Javier said. “I feel safe. This is my home. I live here. I vote. I pay my taxes. I love this country.” Luna is a community organizer for Central American Solidarity Association, or CASA. It is non-profit organization in Langley Park, Md. that specializes in empowering immigrants and providing numerous services to the immigrant community at large. Most CASA consumers are from Latin America, speak little English and come from a low-income background. With 70 percent of its residents foreign-born principally in Central Americ...
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Donald Trump Is Winning At Being The Butt Of Late-Night TV Jokes
Huffington Post - 10 months
The jokes are on President Donald Trump. Literally. Trump is on course to become the most joked-about president on late-night television in at least the past 25 years, according to a new study. The Center for Media and Public Affairs at George Mason University counted the number of opening monologue Trump-themed zingers delivered by Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Trevor Noah during Trump’s first 100 days in office. It found they mocked Trump some 1,060 times. When combined with jokes about Trump’s family and administration, the figure soared to 1,530. ”Donald Trump is head and shoulders above the competition as the politician late night comedians most love to hate,” the center’s director, S. Robert Lichter, said in a statement Thursday. According to the tally, the 100-day joke total is already higher than the number of quips made about former presidents Barack Obama (936), George W. Bush (546) and Bill Clinton (440) during e...
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How DNC Chair Tom Perez Can Be Trump's Sunday Show Nightmare
Huffington Post - 12 months
By leveraging a little-known industry gimmick, the first Latino elected as DNC Chair could make TV history and send Donald Trump a message that Democrats are back. Last Sunday, the day after he made history as the first Latino elected to serve as the Democratic Party’s top boss, Tom Perez took to the Sunday shows, appearing on State of the Union with Jake Tapper on CNN... ... and Meet the Press with Chuck Todd on NBC. ... and This Week with George Stephanopoulos on ABC News. It was a fantastic showing, an epic foreshadowing of the spotlight Perez will be under from here on out as chair of the Democratic National Committee. As a Hispanic, I couldn’t be prouder to see Tom Perez as the party’s top boss. Along with Vice Chair Maria Elena Durazo and Finance Chair Henry Muñoz, I’m confident that Hispanic and immigrant perspectives will be at the table as never before in the Democratic Party. As DNC’s former media booker,...
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Monica Lewinsky
  • 2015
    Age 41
    In September 2015, Lewinsky was interviewed by Amy Robach on Good Morning America about Bystander Revolution's Month of Action campaign for National Bullying Prevention Month.
    In June 2015, she became an ambassador and strategic advisor for anti-bullying organization Bystander Revolution.
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    In March 2015, Lewinsky continued to speak out publicly against cyberbullying, delivering a TED talk calling for a more compassionate Internet.
  • 2014
    Age 40
    In October 2014 she took a public stand against cyberbullying, calling herself "patient zero" of online harassment.
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    In July 2014, Lewinsky was interviewed on a three-part television special airing on the National Geographic Channel titled The 90s: The Last Great Decade.
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    In May 2014, Lewinsky wrote an essay for Vanity Fair magazine titled "Shame and Survival" where she discussed her life and the scandal.
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    She was also publicly ridiculed on the Internet regarding the scandal, and in 2014 returned to public view as a social activist, discussing the scandal's effects and speaking out against cyberbullying.
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  • 2013
    Age 39
    In 2013, the items associated with Lewinsky that Bleiler had turned over to Starr were put up for auction by Bleiler's ex-wife, who had come into possession of them.
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  • 2009
    Age 35
    Lewinsky did correspond in 2009 with scholar Ken Gormley, who was writing an in-depth study of the Clinton scandals, maintaining that Clinton had lied under oath when asked detailed and specific questions about his relationship with her.
  • 2006
    Age 32
    In December 2006, Lewinsky graduated with a Master of Science degree.
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  • 2005
    Age 31
    By 2005, Lewinsky found that she could not escape the spotlight in the U.S., which made both her professional and personal life difficult.
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  • 2004
    Age 30
    After Clinton's autobiography My Life appeared in 2004, Lewinsky said in an interview with the British tabloid Daily Mail: He could have made it right with the book, but he hasn't.
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  • 2003
    Age 29
    Lewinsky was the host of the reality television dating program, Mr. Personality, on Fox Television Network in 2003, where she advised young women contestants who were picking men hidden by masks.
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  • 2002
    Age 28
    In March 2002, Lewinsky, no longer bound by the terms of her immunity agreement, appeared in the HBO special, "Monica in Black and White", part of the America Undercover series.
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  • 2000
    Age 26
    Later in 2000, Lewinsky worked as a correspondent for British Channel 5 on the show Monica's Postcards, reporting on U.S. culture and trends from a variety of locations.
    In February 2000, she appeared on MTV's The Tom Green Show in an episode in which the host took her to his parents' home in Ottawa in search of fabric for her new handbag business.
    Also at the start of 2000, Lewinsky moved to New York City, living in the West Village and becoming an A-list guest in the Manhattan social scene.
    The company stopped running the Lewinsky ads in February 2000, concluded her campaign entirely in April 2000, and paid her only $300,000 of the $1 million contracted for her involvement.
    At the start of 2000, Lewinsky began appearing in television commercials for diet company Jenny Craig, Inc.
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  • 1999
    Age 25
    By her own account Lewinsky had survived the intense media attention during the scandal period by knitting. In September 1999, Lewinsky took this interest further by beginning to sell a line of handbags bearing her name under the company name The Real Monica, Inc.
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    She made a cameo appearance as herself in two sketches during the May 8, 1999, episode of NBC's Saturday Night Live, a program that had lampooned her relationship with Clinton over the prior 16 months.
    Also in 1999, Lewinsky declined to sign an autograph in an airport, saying, "I'm kind of known for something that's not so great to be known for."
    On March 3, 1999, Lewinsky was interviewed by Barbara Walters on ABC's 20/20.
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  • 1998
    Age 24
    Clinton had also said, "there is not a sexual relationship, an improper sexual relationship or any other kind of improper relationship" which he defended as truthful on August 17, 1998, hearing because of the use of the present tense, famously arguing "it depends on what the meaning of the word 'is' is" (i.e., he was not, at the time he made that statement, still in a sexual relationship with Lewinsky).
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    On January 26, 1998, Clinton stated, "I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky" in a nationally televised White House news conference.
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    News of the Clinton–Lewinsky relationship broke in January 1998.
    In January 1998, after Lewinsky had submitted an affidavit in the Paula Jones case denying any physical relationship with Clinton, and had attempted to persuade Tripp to lie under oath in that case, Tripp gave the tapes to Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr, adding to his ongoing investigation into the Whitewater controversy.
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  • 1997
    Age 23
    In December 1997, Lewinsky left the Pentagon position.
  • 1996
    Age 22
    In April 1996, Lewinsky's superiors transferred her from the White House to the Pentagon because they felt she was spending too much time around Clinton. There she worked as an assistant to chief Pentagon spokesperson Kenneth Bacon. Lewinsky told co-worker Linda Tripp about her relationship with the President. Beginning in September 1997, Tripp began secretly recording their telephone conversations regarding the affair with Clinton.
  • 1995
    Age 21
    Lewinsky stated that between November 1995 and March 1997, she had nine sexual encounters with then-President Bill Clinton that, according to her testimony, involved fellatio and other sexual acts in the Oval Office, but not sexual intercourse.
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    She moved to a paid position in the White House Office of Legislative Affairs in December 1995.
    With the assistance of a family connection, Lewinsky got an unpaid summer White House internship in the office of White House Chief of Staff Leon Panetta. Lewinsky moved to Washington, D.C. and took up the position in July 1995.
  • 1993
    Age 19
    In 1993, she enrolled at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, graduating with a psychology degree in 1995.
  • 1992
    Age 18
    Following high school graduation, Lewinsky attended Santa Monica College, a two-year community college, and worked for the drama department at Beverly Hills High School and at a tie shop. In 1992, she allegedly began a five-year affair with Andy Bleiler, her married former high school drama instructor.
  • 1991
    Age 17
    The family attended Sinai Temple in Los Angeles and Monica attended Sinai Akiba Academy, its religious school. For her primary education she attended the John Thomas Dye School in Bel-Air. She then attended Beverly Hills High School, but for her senior year transferred to, and graduated from, Bel Air Prep (later known as Pacific Hills School) in 1991.
  • 1987
    Age 13
    Monica's parents' acrimonious separation and divorce during 1987 and 1988 had a significant effect on her.
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  • 1973
    Born on July 23, 1973.
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