It’s not political- It’s not religious- It IS a common sense commentary about what it’s like to instantly find yourself being the most publicly shamed person in the history of the internet. Almost 20 years after it happened Monica Lewinsky is speaking out. This is her take on why public shaming has became so prevalent in modern times.
“Public shaming as a blood sport has to stop,” says Monica Lewinsky. In 1998, she says, “I was Patient Zero of losing a personal reputation on a global scale almost instantaneously.” Today, the kind of online public shaming she went through has become constant — and can turn deadly.