Clarence Thomas' ex-girlfriend claims he wanted threesomes with his colleagues

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Clarence Thomas' Ex-Girlfriend: We Had Threesomes With His Colleagues

A former girlfriend has made extraordinary claims about Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

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Lillian McEwen, a retired federal prosecutor, dated Thomas for seven years. She spoke to INSIDE EDITION ahead of the new HBO movie Confirmation, which tells the story of Thomas' scandal-plagued nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court.

"We had a relationship that included threesomes," McEwen said. "He recruited women that he worked with for participation in those threesomes."

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In 1991, law professor Anita Hill's allegations that Thomas sexually harassed her when she worked as his assistant threatened to derail his nomination.

Thomas denied her allegations and ended up being confirmed by the senate 52 to 48 and is still on the court today as a steady voice of conservatism.

McEwen told IE that she believes Anita Hill is "a woman scorned." She added: "She didn't tell the truth and he didn't tell the truth either."

She recently wrote a book D.C. Unmasked and Undressed.

In a bizarre footnote to the story, in 2010, 19 years after the hearings, Anita Hill got a voicemail from Thomas' wife, Virginia, on her office phone at Brandeis University where Hill is a professor.

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"Good morning, Anita Hill, its Ginni Thomas. I just wanted to reach across the airways and the years," the message said. "I would love you to consider an apology sometime and some full explanation of why you did what you did with my husband."

Hill told CBS This Morning that when she initially heard the message she thought it was a prank phone call.

"I couldn't believe that the wife of a Supreme Court Justice would be calling me," she said.

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