Donald Trump’s Election Spurred Chelsea Handler to Experiment With Marijuana: ‘Drinking and Anger Were Not a Match’

Chelsea Handler is a comedian and writer, known for her bold, outspoken style. The former host of Chelsea Lately has been in the public eye more than ever in recent years, producing a Netflix documentary and working on her writing projects. Handler is also very vocal when it comes to causes that she believes in, from politics to animal welfare. Recently, Handler opened up on Justin Long’s podcast, revealing why she turned to marijuana after the 2016 presidential election, and why she was forced to cut back on her drinking. 

Chelsea Handler | Slaven Vlasic/Getty ImagesChelsea Handler is a popular comedian and talk show host

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I am fortunate to be standing in front of a Maine sunset with these beautiful colors, while seeing images from California and Colorado having similar colors but for far more dire reasons. It happened in Brazil, it happened it Australia, and it’s happening every year now in America. Climate change is not a hoax. It is something we can actively work on when we elect an administration who believes in science. Please #vote for our planet.

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Chelsea Handler was born in New Jersey in 1975. The youngest of six children, Handler moved to California when she was a teenager, supporting herself through various odd jobs, including working as a waitress, according to IMDb. Handler was a natural comedian, and after some friends encouraged her, she started performing stand-up comedy at nightclubs.

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It wasn’t long before Handler caught the eye of some producers in Hollywood. She began appearing on television in shows such as Girls Behaving Badly, The Bernie Mac Show, and The Tonight Show. Handler’s brash personality and no-filter attitude lent itself perfectly to hosting gigs, and in 2006, she started hosting The Chelsea Handler Show on the E! network. The show made her a star, and after a few more high-profile appearances, she landed her most popular series to date, Chelsea Lately. The show ran from 2007 until 2015 and featured Handler interviewing a wide variety of celebrities and media influencers, as well as chatting with her round table of friends and

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