"I am being quoted as if I live with them." Was she unfairly harsh, as others have criticised her as being? "I'm just saying what everyone else is thinking." However, these are far from being the casual observations of an outsider; Chelsea was one of a small group of close friends who accompanied Jennifer and her husband Justin Theroux on their honeymoon to Bora Bora last year, after their top-secret wedding. It's ridiculous that people still drag her into this.She is quick to dismiss the coverage of the divorce which suggested Jennifer was roaring with laughter at the news in some sort of karmic glee for Brad having left her for Angelina in 2005. Hello, as if she is sitting around even caring about this." Chelsea herself has long eschewed the notion of marriage, but, since turning 40, and filming a documentary on the subject last year she has started to come round to the idea. Even though I have absolutely zero prospects," she laughs. I haven't even been on a date in a long time." Her high-profile exes include the rapper 50 Cent, Ted Harbert, the chairman of NBC Broadcasting, and André Balazs, who owns the Standard hotels and Chiltern Firehouse.
But undoubtedly, the more I commit to taking risks, the more I'm always rewarded.A little bit of confidence goes a long way." Unfiltered, unfazed, and not looking for anyone's approval, we could all learn a lot from Chelsea.Wade, the law which permits legal abortion in the United States, and which Donald Trump has vowed to repeal should he win the election on November 8.It's of particular pertinence to Chelsea, who recently wrote about the two abortions she had aged 16, after getting pregnant by a boyfriend whom she describes as "not someone I should've been having sex with, never mind unprotected sex".That is a person, that's a human being that is constantly being scrutinized.
I hope it helped people see the pain that it is causing with the presumption and the obsessions and the nonsense." It's not difficult to see exactly why, if you were Jen, you would want Chelsea as your best friend."I always wanted to do this, to dig into contemporary politics," she nods, when we meet backstage."Everything about this show is different from my old show."I think one of the reasons I am so vociferous about drinking and drugs is because there's no shame in that – there shouldn't be this idea that that's bad.You can go out and you can do drugs on a weekend and you can go to work five days a week."I think I'm a difficult person to please," she shrugs.