Monica Lewinsky will always be viewed throughout history for her infamous “improper relationship” with President Bill Clinton. Now you can own a piece of that history after an auction of her clothes and other interesting items have been posted online.
The collection features her black negligee and a letter from Clinton himself. According to the Los Angeles Times, Nate D. Sanders Auctions said the lot contains 32 items, “each of which was originally gifted by Monica to her former high school teacher, Andy Bleiler and which became evidence in the Kenneth Starr investigation to impeach President Clinton. The items were from Kate Nason, formerly Mrs. Andy Bleiler.”
Auction Manager Laura Yntema said Bleiler was married at the time of his five-year affair with Lewinsky, according to NBC News. In 1998, Bill Clinton was impeached for his sexual relationship with former White House intern.
Clinton was later acquitted by the U.S. Senate, but the story will live on forever. Bidding is currently underway for the lot of items, but there aren’t many interested buyers so far.
Monica Lewinsky must be old news as there are only two bids at this point. The auction was posted on Monday and it will eventually end on Thursday at 5 p.m. PDT.
The collection is expected to bring in $25,000 to $50,000, but as of right now it’s highest bid is at $2,750. Exposure should bring in more bids, but it seems the auction may not be as hot of a sell as it was originally expected.
Outside of the black negligee and Clinton letter, the collection also includes handwritten notes from Lewinsky and three sealed boxes of slightly crushed presidential M&M’s. Clinton’s candy is quite the interesting deal, but as of now it hasn’t brought in many interested buyers.
Here’s a photo of the 32 items, courtesy of Nate D. Sanders Auctions.
No matter how the auction pans out, it’s sure to stir up discussion on the presidential sex scandal once again. Bill Clinton has since regained his following, though it’s really never been noted that he lost too much support in the first place.
Do you believe the Monica Lewinsky auction will bring in higher bids before it closes on Thursday?