Chelsea Clinton wanted to ‘fade into the background’ as first daughter

Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton said the “relentless” media scrutiny she experienced as a teenager during her father’s time in the White House made her want to “fade into the background”.

Clinton, now 42, became the target of national media attention as a 13-year-old when she walked with her father, former President Bill Clinton, and mother, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in 1993.

in one interview with diversityWhile she has been featured as the cover star of the magazine’s Power of Women issue, Clinton said she doesn’t remember a time not being in the political spotlight and hopes to protect her children from the same experiences.

“Sometimes I really wanted to fade into the background because I didn’t want as many people to look at me, or to see as much bright light at me,” she said during her joint interview with her mother, Hilary, who is also. front cover.

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Chelsea Clinton said the media attention made her want to “fading into the background”.
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When Clinton, 42, became her first daughter, she was only 13 years old.
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He said there was a fear of Clinton being mocked.

“I thankfully don’t feel that residual fear. As a child, I didn’t feel scared, because otherwise I’d just be scared all the time. As I think about raising brave, resilient kids, I think about it.” I try to think more about what I want to learn from my experience as a child, rather than being reactionary,” she said.

“I feel such a clear sense of responsibility because I want more people to stand up for me publicly.”

Clinton frequent rescue Barron, the teenage son of former President Donald Trump, was subjected to media attacks when he himself, despite his and Trump’s political differences.

She said she makes a conscious effort to keep her three children — Charlotte, 8, Aidan, 6, and Jasper, 3 — out of the spotlight, and tries to keep them out of the spotlight.

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Chelsea Clinton and her mother, Hillary, launched their new TV series “Gutsy” on Apple TV+.
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Both Chelsea and Hillary Clinton were featured on the cover of the Variety Power of Women issue.
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Hillary Clinton told the magazine, “One thing Chelsea has done over and over again is to tell people to hold back from the kids.” “She’s been so consistent, and I really respect her.”

Clinton and her mother have launched a new Apple TV+ series “Gutsy” based on the bestselling book of 2019.The Book of Women of Courage: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience,

The show follows mother-daughter as they sit down to meet and talk to various female actors and activists, including a . also includes recent interview With Kim Kardashian. The show is produced by his production company Hiddenlight.

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