Super-liberal, known Trump hater comedienne Chelsea Handler came forward to claim that the 2016 presidential election results pushed her to start smoking pot and seek psychiatric help.
Breitbart News reports:
Appearing on Real Time With Bill Maher, Maher quizzed the failed Netflix talk show host about her new book Life Will Be The Death of Me, where she tells the story of how Trump’s election victory over Hillary Clinton sent her spiraling toward a “mid-life identity crisis.”
“You know I’m reading your new book and I’m feeling like a bad friend, because I didn’t realize you were suffering so much.,” Maher started off saying. “Everyone took the 2016 election hard, but I didn’t know it really knocked you down like that. And you came back stronger, that’s what the book is about.”
Handler answered, “Yeah I had a midlife identity crisis once Trump won, because I had never had my world feel so unhinged I think. And I had to pay a psychiatrist to listen to me bitch about Donald Trump for about the first three weeks.”
“For me it was a huge emotional trigger of everything being destabilized and privileged I’d been all my life to be this upset every day… and the outrage and the anger, I just wanted to fucking fight people,” she went on.
Then, Maher questioned the anti-Trump comedienne about how the 2016 presidential election also pushed her t0 use drugs like marijuana in order to help deal with her anxiety over our country’s political state.
“Over recent years, Handler has made countless bizarre rants about Trump and his supporters, even questioning whether they enjoy watching people suffer,” Breitbart explains.
“What I discovered is alcohol and outrage are not a good mix… so I pivoted to towards weed and cannabis, and for me the cannabis was a gateway drug to meditation,” Handler told Maher. “And then, I had my awakening, and I was like, hey, fuck Trump, we’ve got so many other beautiful things going on.”