Monica Lewinsky: ‘Consequences were way worse for me than they were for the most powerful man in the world’

Even after finishing graduate school, the former White House intern said she was unsuccessful in putting her “mistake” in the past. As time went by and the internet came of age, Lewinsky said she saw other people being targeted for humiliation like she was following the 1998 White House scandal. She said that when someone is humiliated on a grand stage, as she was, “your narrative runs away from you — your identity is stolen.”