Former US President Bill Clinton has opened up on his affair with Monica Lewinsky, saying sex with the White House intern helped him manage his anxieties.
Clinton opens up on the scandal in a new documentary series about his wife Hillary Clinton - apologising to Lewinsky for his actions and describing how he broke the news to his wife.
Clinton says in the documentary that he viewed Lewinsky as someone who could ease the pressure of his job.
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"You feel like you're staggering around, you've been in a 15 round prize fight that was extended to 30 rounds and here's something that will take your mind off it for a while, that's what happens.
"Everybody's life has pressures and disappointments, terrors, fears of whatever.
"Things I did to manage my anxieties for years. I'm a different person than I was."
The scandal resulted in Clinton's impeachment in 1998. He remained in office after surviving the Senate trial.
He explains what happened when he told Hillary about the affair.
"I went and sat on the bed and talked to her. I told her exactly what happened, when it happened. I said I felt terrible about it. We've been through quite a bit in the last few years.
"I said I have no defence, it's inexcusable what I did."
The documentary is split into four parts and explores Hillary's life from her days as a college student to losing the 2016 election to Donald Trump, according to the Daily Mail.
In 2018, Bill Clinton spoke out about the scandal and he was scrutinised for not offering Lewinsky an apology.
In the Hulu documentary, he says: "I feel terrible about the fact that Monica Lewinsky's life was defined by it [the affair], unfairly I think.
"Over the years I've watched her trying to get a normal life back again, but you've got to decide how to define normal."
Hillary and Bill Clinton had marriage counselling, which she describes in the documentary as "painful, painful discussions".
The documentary is the result of over 35 hours of interviews with Hillary, as well as her campaign staff from her 2016 presidential campaign.
The Hulu documentary airs in the US tomorrow.