Monica Lewinsky Defends Barron Trump Against ‘Bullying’


Katie Jerkovich Entertainment Reporter
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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)

Monica Lewinsky poses at the International Documentary Association's 2014 IDA Documentary Awards in Los Angeles, December 5, 2014. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

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“All children need to be protected from bullying + mockery. (incl #barrontrump). Let’s be better than this,” Lewinsky tweeted.


“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)


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.


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.