“Impeachment: American Crime Story” Dropped Last Night, And Fans Are All About This Deep Dive Into The 90s Biggest Scandal

If you were a child of the ’90s, the Clinton impeachment scandal prob opened your eyes to quite a few things…

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Hello, “sexual relations.”

There were a lot of details I wasn’t aware of though, and Impeachment: American Crime Story sets out to shed some light on the whole affair.

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Episode 1 dropped last night, and people took to Twitter with their hot takes.

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Let’s venture into the peanut gallery, shall we? 

Linda Tripp dominated this episode, and the Paulson stans were out in full force, naturally.


Sarah Paulson (aka Emmy Winner aka Queen of Always Understanding the Assignment aka my fav white woman) is on my tv two nights in a row. Linda Tripp on #ACSImpeachment and then TB Karen on #AHSDoubleFeature What a time to be alive.

02:13 AM – 08 Sep 2021

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The other castmates are getting their due, too!

We learned a lot about the bizarre series of events that had Linda Tripp breaking bad.


Linda Tripp really blew up the spot and everyone’s livelihoods because she was transferred from the White House to the Pentagon where she received a 20k salary increase I jus- #ACSImpeachment

03:45 AM – 08 Sep 2021

Twitter: @DeeJaeDubbu

Recognizing that Paula Jones was the spark that started the fire escaped my child-brain at the time.

I’m not alone in doing some course-correction, and reflecting on this massive cultural event through the goggles of today’s world.


Britney Spears might be released from her conservatorship, and people are finally taking Monica Lewinsky seriously. It’s a good day for demonized women of the ‘90s. #FreeBritney #ACSImpeachment

03:25 AM – 08 Sep 2021

Twitter: @gpirnia


Monica Lewinsky acting as a consultant on this movie where the late Linda Tripp is basically shown to be a vile backstabber with no redeeming qualities whatsoever seems like some sort of glorious karmic retribution and/or retaliation…and I’m here for it all #ACSImpeachment

03:10 AM – 08 Sep 2021

Twitter: @meralee727

I’m curious how the series will unfold… and am strapping in for this time machine to the ’90s!

Tune into Impeachment: ACS Tuesdays at 10 p.m. on FX (next day on Hulu). Did you watch? Let us know your feelings in the comments!

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