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Monica Lewinsky Is Revisiting Her 15 Minutes of Shame in New Documentary

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More than 20 years after her sex scandal with President Bill Clinton put a proverbial press target on her back, Monica Lewinsky is reclaiming her story. HBO Max has ordered a documentary starring and executive produced by Lewinsky called 15 Minutes of Shame, which will take “an in-depth look at the public shaming epidemic in our culture and explore our collective need to destroy one another.” The doc will feature Lewinsky, now an outspoken anti-bullying activist, and other “well known” names who have been publicly shamed throughout the years, while also exploring all of the bullies, bystanders, media, psychologists, politicians, and experts that inevitably hover around such shamings. Between this and American Crime Story, Lewinsky is gearing up for a pretty substantial 2020, her TED Talks notwithstanding.

Monica Lewinsky Revisiting 15 Minutes of Shame With New Doc