Apparently, Chelsea Handler is sick of popular culture. Or, at least, that's how it appears in her latest interview with The New York Times, which was aptly titled, "Comedy With a Side of Disgust." The interview is mostly a long rant about how irritating she finds twenty-first-century America.
In it, she says, "There's only so much of this nonsense you can talk about before your brain starts bleeding." (If that's the case, this woman must be getting weekly blood transfusions. Have you seen her show?) Anyway, maybe it's the pot calling the kettle black, but she's got a point. And a revelation:
People are too P.C. We need to be focusing on other things. We’re seeking out such grossness in human behavior and want such mindless entertainment. The Real Housewives of Atlanta and some of these other shows are more racist. Or 16 and Pregnant. Getting rewarded for being pregnant when you’re a teenager? Are you serious? I mean, that makes me want to kill somebody. I had an abortion when I was sixteen. Because that’s what I should have done. Otherwise I would now have a twenty-year-old kid. Anyway, those are things that people shouldn’t be dishonest about it.
Endless snark aside, it's refreshing to hear her admit that she had an abortion. If more women in the public eye would speak up and not be ashamed, it might actually make a difference. Now if only she weren't so bitter and annoying.