Chelsea Handler on Stormy Daniels: 'She's not a bimbo'
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Talk-show host Chelsea Handler says in a new interview that Americans should listen to Stormy Daniels, the adult-film star who says she had a 2006 affair with President TrumpDonald John TrumpCensus Bureau spends millions on ad campaign to mitigate fears on excluded citizenship question Bloomberg campaign: Primary is two-way race with Sanders Democratic senator meets with Iranian foreign minister MORE.

In an interview with HuffPost, Handler said that Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, is not a "bimbo" — and should be believed.

"She’s relentless. She’s destigmatizing porn stars in front of the entire world. She’s not stupid. She’s not an idiot. She’s not a bimbo," Handler said.


"She’s focused and she’s relentless and she’s honest and you know what? It’s great. This is the year of the woman and she is that,Handler added.

Daniels's lawyer rejected the possibility of a legal settlement with the president this week, telling CNN there was no amount of money that could make his client go away.

“No amount of money,” attorney Michael Avenatti said. “We’re going to get to the bottom of this, my client is committed to it. I’m committed to it. This really isn’t about the money.”

Handler, who ended her popular Netflix show last year to focus on political activism, said that she believes Americans are "angrier" in 2018 than in past years, on both sides of the political spectrum.

"People are angrier than they’ve ever been no matter what side of the aisle you fall on," she told HuffPost. "You need to harness that anger into something constructive."

The talk show host has been a frequent critic of both President Trump and the Republican Party on and off the air. She recently made headlines after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in February, when she wrote that the GOP had "blood" on its hands.

"We have to elect candidates that are not funded by the NRA in November. We have an opportunity to elect candidates who won’t allow kids to go to school and get shot. It is disgusting how many times this has happened and Republicans do nothing. You all have blood on your hands," she tweeted.