Chelsea Handler is at war this morning. No, not with Russia, but with the censors at Instagram. I think everyone has seen the photo of Vladimir Putin shirtless on a horse. Yeah, it can’t be unseen.

Anyways, horse, Vladimir Putin. You get the picture. So, Chelsea Handler decided to poke fun at the infamous picture, and posted herself topless on a horse on Instagram. Cue the Internet censors.

Never one to let a controversy pass her by, she’s accusing Instagram of being sexist. “Taking this down is sexist. I have every right to prove I have a better body than Putin.” Instagram obviously disagreed and removed the content within 20 minutes.

She followed up the takedown accusing society of double standards. “If a man posts a photo of his nipples, it’s ok, but not a woman? Are we in 1825?” Someone just grabbed a year from the 1800s at random.

Below is a screen grab from the Daily Mail (censored) of the picture in question. C’mon Instagram, lighten up.

We will keep you updated on the newest Cold War between Handler and the folks at Instagram.


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