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NEW YORK, N.Y. - Luxury magazine “Town & Country” apologized to Monica Lewinsky after disinviting her to an event after former President Bill Clinton decided to attend.
“We apologize to Ms. Lewinsky and regret the way the situation was handled,” the magazine said in a Twitter post.
We apologize to Ms. Lewinsky and regret the way the situation was handled.— TOWN&COUNTRY (@TandCmag) May 10, 2018
The apology followed vague tweets from Lewinsky on Wednesday, which the Huffington Post first reported was directed at “Town & Country”
“Dear world: please don’t invite me to an event (especially one about social change) and – then after I’ve accepted – uninvite me because Bill Clinton then decided to attend,” Lewinsky said on Twitter.
dear world:— Monica Lewinsky (@MonicaLewinsky) May 9, 2018
please don't invite me to an event (esp one about social change) and --then after i've accepted-- uninvite me because bill clinton then decided to attend/was invited.
emily post would def not approve.
p.s. ...and definitely, please don't try to ameliorate the situation by insulting me with an offer of an article in your mag.— Monica Lewinsky (@MonicaLewinsky) May 9, 2018
Clinton introduced survivors from the shooting rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February at the magazine’s fifth Philanthropy Summit Wednesday, according to CNN. It an invitation-only event.
His press secretary said the former president did not know anything about Lewinsky’s invitation.
President Clinton was invited to address the Town & Country Philanthropy Summit. He gladly accepted. Neither he nor his staff knew anything about the invitation or it being rescinded. https://t.co/iZ0xtG4OvQ— Angel Ureña (@angelurena) May 9, 2018
Lewinsky, 44, is now an anti-bullying activist, but her affair with Clinton as a White House intern led to his impeachment.