Monica Lewinsky pointed to both the benefits and problems with cancel culture with on The Daily Show, arguing that the term has “become a little too broad.”
Lewinsky spoke to Trevor Noah on Wednesday to discuss her new documentary 15 Minutes of Shame, which tackles the issue of public shaming and how the practice has been amplified through the internet.
“One of the factors – and we do take people through this in the film – is around the idea of how shame had been used since the beginning of time as a social tool,” she said. “When the printing press was invented, it all of the sudden leap-frogged into being something that could not be commoditized.”
She went on to point to tabloids and argued