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Chelsea Handler Responds To Tucker Carlson And Different Assaults On Her “Childless Girl” Sketch – Online News

Chelsea Handler posted a Each day Present-branded video sketch this week wherein she boasted of on a regular basis and freedom she had as a childless girl.

If the video, with greater than 10 million views on Twitter, was designed to fire up the tradition struggle commentariat on the suitable, it had the specified impact. Fox Information’ Tucker Carlson weighed in with a section, calling her an “ageing, deeply unlikable girl who by no means had children,” and interviewed visitor Jesse Kelly, who mentioned Handler’s “womb resembles a dried-up tumbleweed blowing down an previous western city” whose Valentine’s Day date “for the tenth yr in a row is a 10-year-old copy of ‘Magic Mike’ and a half-full bottle of Xanax, and you are attempting to faux you might be blissful, however you aren’t blissful. And it’s really not her fault. She has been lied to by a rustic that has misplaced its approach.”

In response, Handler posted a video on Wednesday wherein she mentioned, “why would I even want my very own youngsters once I get to listen to these crybabies on a regular basis?”

Of Kelly’s remark about taking a “half bottle of Xanax,” Handler quipped, “I’d take far more than that, you foolish goose.”

Then she bought in a politically tinged ding to Carlson, “You guys appear so triggered by me. My goodness, Tucker, I feel it’s time so that you can ask your self a severe query. Are you actually upset about how a lot freedom I’ve? Or are you upset that you just haven’t been capable of take it away from me but?”

She additionally bought in an assault on one other critic from the suitable, Ben Shapiro, earlier than accusing Carlson of “hate-masturbating to me.”

Handler has been one of many visitor hosts of The Each day Present because it searches for a everlasting successor to Trevor Noah, and her newest forwards and backwards, drawing intensive social media consideration, is cat nip for the late evening left and speak host proper. It provides a glimpse of how Handler would faucet into the angertainment advanced, as it’s dubbed, whereas distinguishing herself as the one girl late evening host. In a current look on CBS Mornings, Handler didn’t come out an say that she is looking for the job completely, however it was fairly clear that she was up for taking it.

Kelly responded to Handler’s newest video, writing on Twitter, “I really thought this was fairly humorous. For a girl.”

In the meantime, Handler has signed up for an additional gig that can contact on politics and tradition: A March 10 dialog at South by Southwest with Jen Psaki, the previous White Home press secretary who’s an MSNBC commentator and can launch a brand new present this yr.