Chelsea Handler: I'm Not Racist! I Date Black People!

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Chelsea Handler has been forced to defend herself against charges of racism.

The comedian took over The Huffington Post Twitter account during the 2014 Academy Awards and has come under fire for referencing her new book every time 12 Years a Slave was brought up.

“Congratulations #12yearsaslave Go to Africa or buy #ugandabekiddingme http://amzn.to/1de1ka9 #aheadofthecurve #Oscars," she wrote at one point, also daring to joke about Lupita Nyong’o with:

“#AngelinaJolie just filed adoption papers #lupitanyongo #Oscars -@chelseahandler.”

Internet users have replied by saying Handler is "offensive" and an obvious "racist," to which she responded today on Good Morning America.

"I’m not racist,” Handler laughed in the interview. "I date a lot of black people, so that would be a difficult thing to explain to them."

The talk show host added that people are mad at her "all the time" and chooses to be more "productive" than to sit online all day and concern herself with critics.

She'd prefer to write funny sketches, we presume, such as the following one with Khloe Kardashian and Kris Jenner:

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