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Monica Lewinsky Says She Would Apologize to Hillary Clinton Again in Person

Lewinsky provided more than 20 hours of interviews for a new three-night series

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    Monica Lewinsky Says She Would Apologize to Hillary Clinton Again in Person
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    Lewinsky said she authored the article to explain her participation in a new documentary series, "The Clinton Affair," that examines the scandal that surrounded her affair with former President Bill Clinton in the late 1990s.

    Monica Lewinsky would apologize to Hillary Clinton again if the pair were to meet in person, NBC News reported.

    "My first public words after the scandal — uttered in an interview with Barbara Walters on March 3, 1999 —were an apology directly to Chelsea and Mrs. Clinton," Lewinsky wrote wrote in an essay for Vanity Fair published Tuesday, referring to the Clintons' daughter. "And if I were to see Hillary Clinton in person today, I know that I would summon up whatever force I needed to again acknowledge to her — sincerely — how very sorry I am."

    Lewinsky said she wrote the article to explain her participation in a new documentary series, "The Clinton Affair," that examines the scandal that surrounded her affair with former President Bill Clinton in the late 1990s, when she was a White House intern. The series premieres Sunday on A&E.

    She wrote she provided more than 20 hours of interviews for the three-night series.

    Monica Lewinsky Leaves Interview After Question on Clinton

    [NATL] Monica Lewinsky Leaves Interview After Question About Clinton

    Monica Lewinsky walked off the stage during a live, televised interview in Tel Aviv, Israel, after her interviewer asked her about her affair with former President Bill Clinton. Lewinsky later said that the question was “off limits.”

    (Published Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018)

    In her essay, she wrote that within the past year, she noticed that the former president began getting tougher questions "about what transpired." She noted that in June, when NBC News' Craig Melvin asked Bill Clinton if he thought he owed Lewinsky a personal apology, he said he did not.