After Mary Kay Letourneau got impregnated by her 12-year-old student Vili Fualaau, a wave of backlash from the public took over the media spotlight for years – and it seems the drama isn’t over.
In Reelz’s latest Scandal me Famous episode, Mary Kay Letourneau, interviews from media professionals tell all on the controversial affair that shocked the nation in 1996.
“Her name is known to everyone, and has been for 20 years. People are still riveted by this story,” says Rebecca Morris, author of Bad Apples, in the clip.
“This case shocked people,” adds Linda Byron Lippingcott, former reporter at KING-TV. “It was bizarre.”
As readers know, the relationship between Letourneau– who was then married to her first husband – and Fualaau was one of the must publicized student-teacher sex scandals in history.
“The media has a field day when there’s a pretty teacher who’s been arrested for sex with a student,