Chelsea Handler tears up talking about Hillary Clinton's election loss with Senator Barbara Boxer

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Chelsea Handler was raw and real with her emotions in her post-election Netflix show on Wednesday. The comedian did not crack a single joke as she addressed her audience about the shocking upset of Hillary Clinton losing the presidential election to Donald Trump.

"The election's over and obviously the result is not what I was hoping for. Like a lot of people in this country, I'm sad, I'm disappointed and I'm confused," the host admitted. "But if Hillary can make it through a concession speech, then I'm going to make it through a stupid television show, so I'm going to."

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Appropriately, Handler invited Senator Barbara Boxer, who has a long history in politics and whose daughter Nicole is married to Clinton's youngest brother, Tony Rodham, on the show to discuss her feelings.

"My heart's on the floor, and I think the first thing to do when something like this happens is admit that," Boxer said. "A lot of us are on the ground right now. But I have lived a little bit longer than you and the audience here, and I have learned how painful politics can be. But that doesn't mean you run away. It means you pick yourself up, as the president said, and you fight even harder for our country, 'cause it's ours."

Boxer then recalled her first election for the local office of County Supervisor in 1972, when she was met with sexism and lies and ultimately lost.

Here's how other celebrities reacted to the election:

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People r angry. People r broke. They voted 4 change. I disagree but that is 🇺🇸. We can. ACCEPTANCE today. COURAGE,… https://t.co/K2zJzahOYZ
CONGRATULATIONS PRESIDENT TRUMP! @realDonaldTrump against all odds ..against the establishment and even against most from the GOP..U did it!
I'll tell U who I wouldn't want to be right now..1 of the many GOP primary candidates who pledged to support the GOP candidate & didn't 😱😁😁
Retweet if you want a recount
The easy thing is to keep your head down & let the bullies run amok. The right thing to do is to challenge racism,… https://t.co/at9IqBxVmM
A New Fire Is Lit 🔥 We Never Give Up. 🔥We Never Give In' 🇺🇸 https://t.co/CM4PAnR1nj
Just was watching the news... maybe they'll ask me to sing 'You Can't Always Get What You Want' at the inauguration, ha!
Oh wait, this is rigged, right??
Goodnight, America. There are no more words. Just goodnight.
world will never be the same. I feel Sad for the young.🚽will never be more than the toilet, I’ve used as a symbol 4 Him. U Can’t Polish 💩
IMBECILE GARY JOHNSON BRINGS DOWN🌍BECAUSE OF NARCISSISM & IGNORANCE ‼️JILL YOURE WORTHLESS ‼️WELD U COULD HAVE SAVED US,WHY DIDNT YOU😥
Omg.
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When do we start googling "What is Brexit?"
Welp! I'm going home early cause I don't know wtf is happening! I want to be near my weapons cause it's gonna be crazy if he wins! Lol
This is literally like a reality show
Um, America?
.@realDonaldTrump NACHO it is w/great shame that we 👀 your party of hate replace that of progress -this is an indignity to 🇺🇸 DON'T CALL ME
well this is utterly terrifying
someone give me hope
America, we are way too comfortable with racism, misogyny, and bigotry. I'm profoundly disappointed in us as a nation.
A true American Horror Story
We are staring into the face of our darkest self America. Why does it have to have a dyed combover??
Congratulations @realDonaldTrump for your stunning victory over your opponent! Looking forward to making AMERICA great again!
God is moving ..... & America is speaking !! PTL @realdonaldtrump @KellyannePolls #MakeAmericaGreatAgain… https://t.co/omNoa3q12G
5 steps forward. 10 steps back.
How do we explain this to future generations of women? And minorities? #weshouldbeashamedofourselves
Where is #OliviaPope when you need her?
F*ck that. I love this country, and there's more work to do than ever. (No offense Canada) https://t.co/u9aHY1Zho4
Congrats @CNN, @msncb, @FoxNews & all the b'cast etworks. You wanted a white-knuckle story. You got one. With a sad ending. #ElectionNight
We're all living @drunkhistory in real time. #Election2016
I'm taking tonight to grieve for minorities, women, immigrants, muslims & the LGBTQ community but tomorrow I'm waking up ready to fight.
Looking for a great realtor in Canada.
In other related news: Flights to Canada are really cheap
This is terrifying. Straight up terrifying. #ElectionNight
You are not alone. YOU ARE NOT ALONE. https://t.co/l5TuVHWLlN
A New Fire Is Lit 🔥 We Never Give Up. 🔥We Never Give In' 🇺🇸 https://t.co/CM4PAnR1nj
I want to quit life.
We Had One Job.
Theme for 2020: MAKE THE WHITE HOUSE GREAT AGAIN
❤️🇺🇸I want to live in a #CountryOfKindness where #LoveTrumpsHate https://t.co/Eni145YgW1
Awareness, Acceptance, Action. I am saying this acceptance prayer to myself as I fall asleep tonight. #ElectionNight https://t.co/DdRywDdHFm
I went to sleep early. Woke up to this. To my fellow humans outside of the US. We don't want this. And we are heartbroken.
Do not sit still. Do not weep. MOVE. We are not a nation that will let HATE lead us.
I feel like America just sent in our tuition check for Trump University.
I'm an American citizen First. Last. Always.
You know what we do now? We finish building what we started and we FIGHT BACK! Lift your heads up brothers and sisters.
Anyone wanna build a snowman?
Um, America?
Go through all stages tonight. You are allowed to feel however you like. Take stock of your heart. See you tomorrow. We are all still here.
My condolences to the President and First Lady. We will keep aiming high. We may not have you honored you this time, but we will honor you.
I will not kneel. I will continue to fight for equality. I will spread love. I will be a warrior of education & kindness. I will NOT kneel.
I can't sleep. What is this nightmare we have to face? How could we allow this to happen? What does America represent anymore?
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"I was just a mess because I thought, 'Oh my God, they didn't like me,'" she recalled. "But remember, Hillary got more votes than Donald Trump. Do you understand what that means? And I take such solace in this, to know that more people said 'Stronger Together.'"

The senator admitted that she hasn't spoken to Clinton since her defeat, getting emotional as she said, "I like to write. I have too much to say. I want to think about it."

Handler was also visibly upset, adding, "As a woman it feels so sexist, and I guess the message I want to spread out to other women is exactly what you're saying – is not to give up."

She then openly cried, apologizing, "Sorry, I hate f**king crying on camera – is not to give up because this is so important and it's easy to throw in the towel or we're going to leave. Or I'm going to move to Spain, because I want to move to Spain, I really, really want to move to Spain right now. But everyone in my office is like, 'You have a responsibility, you have a voice. You have to use it. You have to be here.'"

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Though the pair traded a few barbs about the president-elect, they ultimately decided not to dwell on Trump's faults and to instead embrace the future.

"We just can't go back to the darkness. We have to go towards the light," Boxer said. "Of course it's the flight syndrome – we fought, now we didn't win, so we're going to fly away. That's just what the people who gave this hateful message want us to do. And we're not going to do it. Forget it!"

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