Chelsea Handler Is Dropping Her Late-Night Show to Focus on Political Activism

From TIME - October 18, 2017

Comedian Chelsea Handler has announced over social media that she is moving on from her eponymous late night talk show in order to pursue more political activism. She also hinted at a documentary in the works.

Handler's was the first talk show picked up by Netflix, but Season 2 of Chelsea will be the last.

The 42-year-old author and entertainer said the results of the 2016 election have inspired her to get more hands-on with politics. Both on her show and in interviews with the press, Handler has not held back in her criticisms of President Donald Trump and his administration, which she said would be the "end of our civilization."

"The past presidential election and the countless events that have unfolded since have galvanized me," she wrote on Thursday.


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