In November 1997, Monica Lewinsky reportedly made an audio recording for President Bill Clinton. All copies of the tape were thought to have been destroyed, but the National Enquirer claims to have a secret copy, the details of which will be published on Thursday.
The tape was supposedly obtained by someone who was hired as a "cleaner" by folks close to Lewinsky.
Lewinsky's voice is allegedly the only voice on the tape. It runs nearly four minutes and features Lewinsky asking President Clinton to speak with his secretary to orchestrate an off-the-books meeting.
“Now the first thing that has to happen is that you need to pre-plan with Betty that you will leave the office at, I don¹t know, at 7, 7:30 so that everyone else who hates me that causes me lots of trouble goes home,” she tells Clinton.
“Then you quickly sneak back and then in the meantime I quickly sneak over and then we can have a nice little visit for, you know, 15 minutes or half an hour. Whatever you want.”
Lewinsky apparently doesn't stop there, though.
On the audio tape obtained by The National Enquirer, Lewinsky at one point tries to seduce the commander in chief: “I could take my clothes off and start… well… I know you wouldn’t enjoy that? I hope to see you later and I hope you will follow my script and do what I want.”
Lewinsky also pleads with Clinton on the tape, warning him that she can be a "pain in the ass sometimes" and asking him to make it so that she doesn't have to pepper his secretary with questions. Thursday's National Enquirer teases the story on the cover.
One source seems to think that the release of the tape is meant to divert Hillary Clinton's presidential aspirations.
“The Clintons thought this sex tape was dead and buried,” said one source. “If this tape and other material are surfacing now, imagine what else must be out there? [Radar]