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Monica Lewinsky revisits 'humiliation' of Clinton affair in interview

Published on Jul 2, 2014 2:34 AM

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Monica Lewinsky, the one-time White House intern whose affair with former U.S. leader Bill Clinton in the 1990s nearly brought down his presidency, said she ended up feeling like "the most humiliated woman in the world".

In her first television interview in a decade, Ms Lewinsky, who became a constant punch line for late-night comedians, is part of a National Geographic documentary, "The '90s: The Last Great Decade?" that airs on Sunday in the United States.

"I was the most humiliated woman in the world," she said, according tMonica Lewinsky revisits 'humiliation' of Clinton affair in interviewo a preview of the interview that appeared on NBC's"Today" show on Tuesday. "To be called stupid and a slut and a bimbo, and ditzy and to be taken out of context, it was excruciating."

The affair led to Mr Clinton being impeached by the House of Representatives in 1999. The Senate acquitted him and Mr Clinton completed his second term in 2001.

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