'Impeachment' writer: Thong-flashing scene is 'exactly what happened'
- "Impeachment" showrunner said the thong-flashing scene closely follows the incident in real life.
- Sarah Burgess told Insider she worked with Monica Lewinsky to get the details right.
- For the rest of the series, Burgess said she did her research and made "creative choices."
"Impeachment: American Crime Story" lead writer and showrunner Sarah Burgess said that the thong-flashing scene in the series is "very tightly based" on what Monica Lewinsky told her took place in real life.
The latest season of the FX anthology follows the impeachment of Clinton (played by Clive Owen) and the fallout from his 18-month-long affair with the then-22-year-old Lewinsky (played by Beanie Feldstein).
The 10-part season also depicts a moment from November 1995 when Lewinsky reportedly flashed her thong at Clinton while the …
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