2019-08-07 15:35:41 UTC
Monica Lewinsky admitted that she "made bad choices" back during the Bill
Clinton days, but now she's using her experience to help produce the next season
of "American Crime Story."
The 46-year-old former intern was revealed as a producer on the third season of
Ryan Murphy's FX series, and will tackle the story of the Clinton scandal.
FX made the announcement Tuesday at the TCA summer press tour.
"Impeachment" will be based on Jeffrey Toobins best-selling book, "A Vast
Conspiracy: The Real Story of the Sex Scandal That Nearly Brought Down a
The story will be told through the eyes of the women at the center of the
controversy, with Sarah Paulson playing Linda Tripp, Beanie Feldstein playing
Lewinsky and Annaleigh Ashford appearing as Paula Jones.
Monica Lewinsky has spoken numerous times on her time as an intern in the White
House, and on Wednesday revealed that she's still suffering from PTSD over the
During an exchange on Twitter, where she regularly makes witty commentary,
Lewinsky defended herself from a follower who appeared to call her out for
making light of the political scandal that rocked Washington, D.C.
"100% entitled to your opinion," Lewinsky responded, before explaining, "i tried
to run away from what happened for a long time + learned - the v hard way- i had
to accept + integrate instead."
She also wrote, "still have PTSD from 1998 (yes, i made bad choices)... but
humor helps heal. plus i spend WAY more time on my anti-bullying work."
Indeed Lewinsky does spend most of her time as an activist against bullying. In
June 2015, she became an ambassador and strategic advisor for anti-bullying
organization Bystander Revolution, which was founded in 2014 by Jeff Bezos'