Monica Lewinsky is coming to Barron Trump’s defense over cyberbullying. Lewinsky, who had an infamous affair with former President Bill Clinton when she was a White House intern, spoke out about President Donald Trump’s 10-year-old son via Twitter on Monday, January 23.
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“all children need to be protected from bullying + mockery. (incl #barrontrump),” Lewinsky, 43, tweeted. “let’s be better than this.” The TV personality also reposted a Bustle article about the cruel remarks that Barron received during his father’s presidential inauguration on Friday, January 20.
all children need to be protected from bullying + mockery. (incl #barrontrump). let’s be better than this. https://t.co/CH3IfdpQpu
— Monica Lewinsky (@MonicaLewinsky) January 23, 2017
Lewinsky herself has been mercilessly bullied in the public eye. In March 2015, Lewinsky said during a TED Talk that she lost her reputation and dignity because of the scandal. “Not a day goes by that I am not reminded of my mistake, and I regret that mistake deeply,” she said at the time.
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The former Celebrity Apprentice host, 70, meanwhile, alluded to Lewinsky’s cheating scandal while campaigning against Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton during the election.
As previously reported, Modern Family star Julie Bowen was criticized for joking about Donald and Melania Trump’s son via Twitter last week. “I think Barron is on his Gameboy. Can’t say I blame him,” she captioned one photo of the boy looking down during the swearing-in ceremony. Bowen, 46, went on to joke about a photo that showed Barron looking upset. “Barron, a voting majority shares your horror,” she wrote.
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