Chelsea Handler said she’s no longer a Democrat because “it’s too divisive,” after she lead a march against President Donald Trump the day after his inauguration.
During an interview with Variety magazine published on Sunday, the 41-year-old talk show host talked about wanting to “reach across party lines” and then said she doesn’t “respect either” the president or the first lady, Melania Trump.
“Divisiveness is not the answer, and I think to get that message, we have to reach across party lines,” Handler said. “Forget your party. I’m registering as an independent. I’m not going to be a Democrat anymore because it’s too divisive. This isn’t working, this two-party system.”
“And for us to come to this,” she added. “And if we get this response that’s come out of him being in office is the right one. And that’s what…I’m going to hang my hat on that.”