File Chelsea Clinton's Response to a Joke About Her Mom Under "Perfection"

She flipped it and reversed it.

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Chelsea Clinton has been extremely vocal (opens in new tab) ever since the election ended (basically, she unbridled her political passions all over Twitter), and she's 1,000 percent not on board with people insulting her family. Example? When comedian Vanessa Bayer introduced her at Variety's Power of Women luncheon and made this joke:

"We have some pretty amazing honorees this afternoon. Jessica Chastain, Gayle King, Blake Lively, Audra McDonald, Tina Knowles, Shari Redstone, and Chelsea Clinton. And they all have one thing in common. None of their moms are president."


Chelsea effortlessly went on stage to deliver her speech, but at the end of it she fired back with this: "Vanessa, we may be able to say in this room today that no one's mother is currently president, but some day, someone's will be."

HELL YES. Watch the exchange go down below.

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Mehera Bonner
Mehera Bonner

Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.