Chelsea Handler recalls run-in with Ivanka: 'I can’t even with you'
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Chelsea Handler says she once rejected Ivanka Trump straight to the first daughter’s face, only to be met with a shrug.

The “Chelsea” host — whose politically charged talk show's second season premiered this month on Netflix — recalled the encounter Friday over drinks with a small group of journalists at Teddy & The Bully Bar in downtown Washington.

Both Ivanka Trump, who serves as an adviser to her father at the White House, and Handler, an outspoken critic of President Trump, were among the speakers last October at Fortune magazine’s Most Powerful Women Summit in California.

Handler — who in the past has ripped Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump faces enormous test with healthcare bill Brooks’s prior attacks on Trump could hurt in Alabama Senate race Scarborough defends CNN against Trump: CNN 'has more integrity' MORE, calling him a “toddler” and dubbing his 35-year-old daughter “a puppet” — said someone at the Fortune event brought Ivanka Trump over to meet her.

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“I can’t even with you,” Handler recalls uttering to Trump. Handler mimicked the look she says Ivanka Trump responded with, shrugging while appearing bewildered.

Handler, 42, touched down in the nation’s capital this week to film a series of interviews for her chatfest, revealing upcoming sit-downs on her show with Democratic Sens. Al FrankenAl FrankenOvernight Energy: EPA moves to repeal Obama water rule GOP senator calls for tight scrutiny on AT&T's proposed Time Warner merger Howard Stern: I have a 'man crush' on Al Franken MORE (Minn.), Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandSenate Democrats: ObamaCare repeal fight isn't over yet Bipartisan senators seek to boost expertise in military justice system Mattis gaining power in Trump’s Cabinet MORE (N.Y.) and Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenWarren goes on tweetstorm over GOP ObamaCare repeal bill Warren: Dems should campaign on single-payer healthcare plan Senate Dems step up protests ahead of ObamaCare repeal vote MORE (Mass.).

Sipping a vodka with lime, the “Are You There, Vodka? It’s me, Chelsea” author weighed in on hot topics including everything from Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson flirting with a presidential bid (“The Rock, or at this point I’d take a rock,” Handler quipped, quickly crediting another comedian for the one-liner) to personally encouraging “The Talk’s” Aisha Tyler to make a political bid.

When ITK asked what she’d say to critics who are sick of celebrities spouting off about politics, Handler replied that she started “from nothing.” Recalling waiting tables for seven years, Handler exclaimed, “I’m not allowed to have an opinion?!”