In one other stroke of casting genius, actor and comic Billy Eichner steps as much as play Matt Drudge of The Drudge Report, whose early stories on the Lewinsky affair made him one of many key media figures charting the evolution of the Starr investigation, and past. Similar to Smulders, Eichner weaponises his likeable offscreen persona to good impact, proving a powerful dupe for Drudge – his signature trilby, included.
Judith Gentle as Susan Carpenter-McMillan
As a Ryan Murphy veteran, with appearances in each The Politician and American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace to her credit score, Gentle is properly accustomed to the dramatic bodily transformations the producer is so keen on. Nonetheless, in her function as Susan Carpenter-McMillan, Paula Jones’s glamorous authorized advisor, Gentle’s metamorphosis makes for considered one of her most memorable performances in a Murphy present but.
Blair Underwood as Vernon Jordan