After receiving some backlash from internet trolls over her brutally honest essay in Playboy, Chelsea Handler is striking back.
For the magazine's "Freedom" issue, the comedian and Netflix talk-show host wrote a piece in which she revealed that she had two abortions when she was 16 years old.
"I don't ever look back and think, God, I wish I'd had that baby," Handler wrote.
Some readers have criticized the comedian for a tone that they perceived to be too flippant for such a serious subject, but Handler took to Twitter on Tuesday to set the record straight.
"When I agreed to write an article on a woman's right to choose, I certainly wasn't bragging," she tweeted. "I chose to tell the truth. #shouldbemoreofit"
The 41-year-old Chelsea host credited her teenage decisions to the 1973 Supreme Court ruling on a woman's right to an abortion, Roe v. Wade, saying, "it's infuriating" when politicians attempt to overturn the ruling.
"We've already made the decision, and now we're moving on to transgender rights," she wrote. "And it's a wrap on men deciding what women can do with their bodies."
This wasn't the first time, Handler opened up about terminating a pregnancy. In 2011, she told the New York Times she had an abortion "because that's what I should have done."