Monica Lewinsky tweets ‘#MeToo,’ gets slammed by Bill Clinton accuser Juanita Broaddrick

Monica Lewinsky tweets ‘#MeToo,’ gets slammed by Bill Clinton accuser Juanita Broaddrick
Monica Lewinsky joined the "#MeToo" movement, but her tweet was met with backlash for marking herself as a victim of sexual harassment or assault. Lewinsky had an affair with then-President Bill Clinton in the '90s while she was a White House intern. (Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)

Monica Lewinsky joined the “#MeToo” movement started by actress Alyssa Milano who asked Twitter users to respond with that message if they had been subject to unwelcome advances.

Lewinsky, best known for her affair with then-President Bill Clinton while working as a White House intern in the 1990s, posted her tweet on Sunday.

Juanita Broaddrick, who has long accused Clinton of raping her in the 1970s, lashed out at Lewinsky on Thursday for marking herself as a victim of sexual harassment or assault, Fox News reported.

What happened in the ’90s with Clinton?

Several women have accused Clinton of sexual misconduct, dating back to his tenure as governor of Arkansas. Clinton has admitted only to having consensual relations with Lewinsky and Gennifer Flowers and denied Broaddrick’s allegation through a lawyer back in the ’90s, Fox News reported. (CNN’s chronology breaks down the Clinton-Lewinsky saga.)

What did the Lewinsky and Broaddrick tweets say?

In almost back-to-back tweets on Thursday, Broaddrick slammed Lewinsky for her silence more than two decades ago.

Also, in a tweet pinned to the top of Broaddrick’s Twitter account, she accused Hillary Clinton of trying to silence her from speaking out about the alleged rape.

 

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