Remembering the Monica Lewinsky Scandal

The blue dress, the definition of "is," and more.

May 6, 2014— -- Sixteen years after Monica Lewinsky first grabbed headlines and joined President Bill Clinton in one of the biggest political scandals of all time, Lewinsky is back.

This week, Vanity Fair released excerpts of an essay written by Lewinsky in which she spoke about the scandal for the first time. In case you need a refresher, here's a recap of of one of the biggest political scandals in U.S. history:

Monica Lewinsky Scandal in Photos

Clinton also said that his statement, "there's nothing going on between us," was accurate because of the definition of the word "is."

"It depends upon what the meaning of the word 'is' is. If the, if he, if 'is' means is and never has been, that is not, that is one thing. If it means there is none, that was a completely true statement," he said, in what would become on the most famous lines from the scandal.