Netflix present host Chelsea Handler talks on stage at Politicon, “the unconventional political convention”, on the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, California, U.S., July 29, 2017. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen – RC170D365590
In the primary hours after the lethal mbad capturing at a Texas church, many particulars in regards to the bloodbath and the gunman’s id had been nonetheless unclear — but it surely did not cease comic Chelsea Handler from blaming Republicans for the capturing, in a tweet that sparked backlash.
“Innocent people go to church on Sunday to honor their God, and while doing so, get shot in killed. What country? America. Why? Republicans,” the previous “Chelsea” host, who has gone after the GOP earlier than on points resembling gun management, wrote.
Her feedback swiftly acquired criticism on Twitter with many chastising the star for politicizing the occasion whereas it’s ongoing.
“The bodies aren’t even cold yet and you are politicizing them. You really have a dark heart,” one consumer wrote.
“You’re a hypocrite and part of the problem with your constant tweets of hate that separates the country,” one other stated.
“Does your career depend on you being a vile, callous person, or is that a personal choice?” a consumer wrote.
Others determined to not mince phrases and easily shared their unabashed ideas with Handler.
“You are a terrible human being,” wrote one.
“Are you really that ignorant?” one other stated.
As beforehand reported, Handler selected to finish her Netflix speak present not too long ago after simply two rocky seasons in an effort to deal with political activism.
“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 grbadroots, it’s clear our decisions at the ballot box next year will mark a defining moment for our nation,” she wrote in an announcement on the time. “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.”
As Entertainment Weekly notes, Handler was not the one superstar to reply to the tragedy. However, she was among the many first to problem Republicans politically on the difficulty.