Chelsea Handler: Trump Represents ‘Everything That’s Wrong in the World’

Associated Press

Talk show host Chelsea Handler ripped Donald Trump in an interview at Variety‘s Entertainment and Tech Summit this week, calling the Republican presidential candidate a representation of “everything that’s wrong in the world.”

The star of Netflix’s Chelsea told Variety co-editor-in-chief Andrew Wallenstein that as far as selecting material for her weekly show, it doesn’t get better than the 2016 presidential race.

“What are we gonna do with Donald Trump when he’s gone?” Handler said. “I don’t know that I want him to go away. It’s great to have a person like that represent everything that’s wrong in the world.”

“It’s always a good thing to be able to look at somebody and be like, ‘That’s the worst thing that could happen,'” she added. “And I think we should keep him in the spotlight. Not as president, obviously, but, you know, as The Apprentice or whatever that show is called.”

The 41-year-old comedian has been extremely critical of Trump this year. In April, Handler posted a semi-nude picture to her Instagram account in which she posed with the phrase “Donald Trump is a butt hole” scrawled across her back.

The comedian has also posed with a piñata bearing the likeness of the Republican presidential contender, and, in an April Fool’s Day post this year, expressed hope that Trump’s campaign “has all been a f*cking joke.”


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