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Chelsea Handler criticized over 'homophobic' tweet about Republicans: 'Do better Chelsea. This kind of joke is tired.'

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Chelsea Handler is facing backlash for a controversial tweet on National Coming Out Day. The 43-year-old comedian attempted to take a swipe at Republicans — Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., in particular — but her joke fell flat online with both political parties.

Handler, who just started shooting her Netflix documentary on white privilege, was called out on Twitter for being homophobic, unfunny, and unoriginal.

This isn’t the first time the former talk show host has been called out for homophobic humor. In August, she was criticized by Out for a tweet about Jeff Sessions.

In January, Handler was blasted as “anti-gay” after slamming Graham, calling him a closeted homosexual. She tweeted, “Holy, f***, Holy f***. I just [watched] the video of trumps bipartisan ‘meeting’ yesterday. Hey, @LindsayGraham, what kind of d*** sucking video do they have on you for you 2 be acting like this? Wouldn’t coming out be more honorable?”

Handler, who considers herself a LGBTQ advocate, doesn’t typically respond to backlash over her tweets.

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