Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter

Monica Lewinsky is entering the Twitterverse.

On Monday, the same day she’s poised to make her first public appearance in more than a decade, the woman at the center of President Clinton’s sex scandal made her debut on Twitter.


The former White House intern describes herself on her profile as a “social activist” and “public speaker.” She notes her role as a contributor to Vanity Fair magazine and says she’s a “knitter of things without sleeves.”

Now 41, Lewinsky, has gradually been stepping back into the spotlight. She broke her longtime silence on the aftermath of the 1998 affair in a Vanity Fair essay penned earlier this year, and is poised to appear for the first time in 13 years at Forbes magazine’s Under 30 summit in Philadelphia on Monday. ITK is on assignment in the City of Brotherly Love for Lewinsky's talk.

In her first tweet, Lewinsky wrote, “#HereWeGo,” and posted in a follow-up tweet: