Monica Lewinsky has opened up about her infamous presidential affair to reveal that she turned down offers that would've amounted to $10million because she 'didn't feel like the right thing to do'.
Lewinsky, now 40, has penned a tell-all essay for Vanity Fair and snippets from the article shows how now- on the eve of another likely Clinton presidential campaign- was the right time to come forward.
'It’s time to burn the beret and bury the blue dress,' she said, poking fun at the infamous '90s attire that she is so closely associated with.
'Sure, my boss took advantage of me, but I will always remain firm on this point: it was a consensual relationship. Any ‘abuse’ came in the aftermath, when I was made a scapegoat in order to protect his powerful position,' she wrote in the essay.
'The Clinton administration, the special prosecutor’s minions, the political operatives on both sides of the aisle, and the media were able to brand me. And that brand stuck, in part because it was imbued with power.'
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