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Six Degrees of Monica Lewinksy

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She may have been only a low-level White House intern, but presidential-sex-scandal center-of-the-storm Monica Lewinsky certainly boasts some major connections. Just take a look at the links we were able to draw between her and the celebrity world. Judging from this, who needs Kevin Bacon?

— Richard Roeper

Spice Girls

1 They star in Spice World, which also features actor George Wendt. 2 Wendt was on Cheers with Ted Danson. 3 Danson married Mary Steenburgen. 4 The Danson-Steenburgen wedding on Martha’s Vineyard was attended by President Clinton, who has been seen hugging… 5 Monica Lewinsky.

Jim Carrey

1 Carrey starred with Tommy Lee Jones in Batman Forever. 2 Jones starred in Men in Black with Will Smith. 3 Smith is married to Jada Pinkett, who appeared in Scream 2 with Neve Campbell. 4 Campbell was in Scream with Drew Barrymore. 5 Barrymore attended private Bel Air Prep School, whose other alumni include… 6 Monica Lewinsky.

Fidel Castro

1 Castro recently welcomed the Pope to Cuba. 2 The Pope took in a performance by Bob Dylan last year. 3 At the Kennedy Center Honors ceremony in December, Dylan met President Clinton, who has been seen posing for a photo with… 4 Monica Lewinsky.

Kevin Bacon

1 Bacon starred in The River Wild with Meryl Streep. 2 Streep starred in Postcards From the Edge with Dennis Quaid. 3 Quaid appeared in Dreamscape with Eddie Albert. 4 Albert was in Yes, Giorgio, which starred Luciano Pavarotti. 5 Pavarotti was one of the subjects of the book The Private Lives of the Three Tenors, by Marcia Lewis, who is the mother of… 6 Monica Lewinsky.