Comedian Chelsea Handler has taken a series of jabs at White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders.
During the Dec. 1 episode of her "Chelsea" Netflix series, Handler had some sharp critiques about Sanders, Fox News reported.
"That harlot that they’re dressing up and trolloping out every day?" she asked during an interview when Sanders' name was mentioned. "I mean, one day she has no makeup on at all, the next she has 6-foot-long eyelashes, she’s got cleavage and summer whore lipstick all over her face. Can you believe what they turned her into? A proper trollop."
Handler has been a vocal opponent of President Donald Trump and the Republican Party for some time. Some social media users found her latest comments on Sanders to be cruel and anti-feminist.
The talk-show host announced in October that her Netflix series will come to an end after its second season, the Los Angeles Times reported. Handler said in a statement that she is taking some time off to focus on political activism.
The statement read in part:
Like so many across the country, the past presidential election and the countless events that have unfolded since have galvanized me. From the national level down to the grassroots, it’s clear our decisions at the ballot box next year will mark a defining moment for our nation.
For these reasons, I've decided not to return for another season of Chelsea, and instead devote as much time as I can to becoming a more knowledgeable and engaged citizen and to focus on projects that have significance to me. My goal is to be better informed, raise my voice, and participate in a more meaningful way. I want to travel the country and visit areas and people I don’t know enough about, speak at colleges and listen to students, and gain a better understanding of our political divide. I have joined forces with EMILY’s List to elect more women to public office, register people to vote, and campaign for candidates who are fighting for women’s rights.
I’m excited to share that I will continue my partnership with Netflix, working together on a documentary where I’ll engage with people I don’t talk with enough – people of different ethnicities, religions and political philosophies. Netflix could not be more understanding, and I’m grateful for their continued support. New episodes of Chelsea will continue to stream weekly until the end of this year.
Sources: Fox News, Los Angeles Times / Featured Image: David Shankbone/Wikimedia Commons / Embedded Images: U.S. Department of Education/Flickr via Wikimedia Commons, The White House/YouTube via Wikimedia Commons