Monika Lewinsky, a former White House intern, came to international limelight through one of the greatest political scandals of the twentieth century involving the President of the United States, Bill Clinton. Her affair with President Clinton, which broke in January 1998, threw her into an intense media attention, earning a celebrity status for her and also a lot of humiliation. However, she came out swinging and is now established as an activist, television personality and fashion designer. Since then, she has shared her opinion on essays, talks and interviews, which carry a great deal of weight. Let us take a look at some of her notable quotes on life, family, anger, mistakes, relationship, character, kindness, humor etc.
And I felt sorry, and I have felt bad about what happened.
I mean, there was a portion, of course, that I think, when I look back now, that there was a portion of what attracted me must have been the awe of him being a powerful man in this environment, not to take away from who he is as a real person.
It was that chemistry. And was the fact that he was president part of that chemistry? I don't know. Maybe. Probably. But it was - I was there because there was chemistry. I wasn't there because, oh, this is the president.
I did though at least expect him to correct the false statements he made when he was trying to protect the Presidency. Instead, he talked about it as though I had laid it all out there for the taking. I was the buffet and he just couldn't resist the dessert.
Well, it was actually - I brought the idea of doing a documentary to HBO back in 2000, when there were some press reports sort of were bandied about that there were going to TV movies based on some of the books that were out.