Monica Lewinsky Defends Barron Trump Against ‘Bullying’
Monica Lewinsky called out the “bullying and mockery” of President Donald Trump’s young son Barron after an NBC writer said he would turn out to be a school shooter.
On Monday, the intern that became Bill Clinton’s most famous mistress defended the president’s 10-year-old son after “Saturday Night Live” writer Katie Rich attacked Trump in a tweet following Trump’s inauguration. (RELATED: SNL Writer Who Made Fun Of Barron Trump Suspended)
“All children need to be protected from bullying + mockery. (incl #barrontrump). Let’s be better than this,” Lewinsky tweeted.
— Monica Lewinsky (@MonicaLewinsky) January 23, 2017
“Barron will be this country’s first homeschool [sic] shooter,” Rich tweeted but later deleted. (RELATED: You Won’t Believe What Monica Lewinsky Did On Election Day)
Katie Rich, SNL writer suspended for disgusting comment about 10-year-old Barron Trump, is ‘so sorry’ https://t.co/H1qJrwNM71
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) January 23, 2017
By Monday afternoon, the SNL writer had reactivated her account and sent an apology. A short time later it was reported she had been suspended from the show indefinitely, according to People magazine.
“I sincerely apologize for the insensitive tweet. I deeply regret my actions & offensive words. It was inexcusable & I’m so sorry,” Rich tweeted.
I sincerely apologize for the insensitive tweet. I deeply regret my actions & offensive words. It was inexcusable & I’m so sorry.
— Katie Rich (@katiemaryrich) January 23, 2017
Former President Bill Clinton’s daughter, Chelsea Clinton, also came to Trump’s defense on Monday, in a Facebook post
“Barron Trump deserves the chance every child does-to be a kid. Standing up for every kid also means opposing POTUS policies that hurt kids,” Clinton wrote.