FORMER President Bill Clinton has admitted the sensational extramarital affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky claiming were to ‘manage his anxieties’.
MailOnline exclusively revealed footage from the documentary and revealed that former the Democratic President his infamous affair with Monica Lewinsky was to ‘manage my anxieties’.
The affair led to the Prez being impeached as US President in 1998 on perjury grounds. was to ‘manage my anxieties’.
In the footage from the upcoming Hulu documentary Hillary, he stated that the pressure he was under as President made him feel like ‘a boxer who had done 30 rounds’.
He added that his affair with Monica was ‘something that will take your mind off it for a while’, and it’s
revealed in the documentary that the couple underwent ‘painful’ marriage counselling.
On top of this, he stated in the documentary that ‘I went and sat on the bed and talked to her. I told
her exactly what happened, when it happened. I said I feel terrible about it. We’ve been through
quite a bit in the last few years. I said I have no defence.
It’s inexcusable what I did’. Hillary then admits that ‘I was just devastated. I could not believe it. I was so personally just hurt and I can’t believe this, I can’t believe you lied’. Upon being told by Hillary that he had to tell their daughter Chelsea (who was 18 at the time), he stated that he felt ‘awful’ for doing so.
He also apologises to Lewinsky in the documentary, stating that he felt ‘terrible’ that the affair had
dominated her life.
Lewinsky, a former White House intern who had the affair with Clinton in the mid to late 1990s went in to public exile after the affair, later remerging for public appearances, most notably her TED talk titled ‘The price of shame’.
The Hulu documentary Hillary is released on 6th of March.