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Chelsea Handler Criticized for Dinging Donald Trump in Tweet About Southern California Fires

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Chelsea Handler is feeling the heat for placing blame on President Donald Trump during the Southern California wildfires.

In tweet Wednesday, the TV host announced that she had evacuated her home due to a nearby blaze.

“Just evacuated my house. It’s like Donald Trump is setting the world on fire,” she tweeted of the 71-year-old Trump. “Literally and figuratively. Stay safe everyone. Dark times.”

Not long after, Handler, 42, was met with an outpour of criticism from Twitter users.

“It’s going to be much hotter where you’re going. Might as well stay and get used to the heat,” one user wrote.

“Your post is extremely insensitive to those who do not have the financial resources to replace what they have lost to the fires and only magnifies your elites arrogance,” another tweeted.

“It makes me sad to see the stupid things that so many people believe. Humans are devolving, and DJT is not to blame for any of your problems. #Victimmentality,” someone else said.

WATCH: Devastating Wildfires Strike Southern California

Since Monday, at least 180 structures have been destroyed by raging wildfires across Los Angeles and Ventura County. More than 90,000 acres have burned as of Wednesday night, and L.A.’s notoriously traffic-dense freeways have either been shut down or clogged with cars as residents evacuate. More than 1,700 firefighters are on duty in Ventura County to contain the flames, but many aren’t able to enter the area due to the intensity of the fire.

On Wednesday morning, firefighters were faced with a new blaze in Bel Air, a wealthy neighborhood famous for being home to many celebrities. As of now, the residences of Jennifer AnistonElon MuskBeyoncé and JAY-Z are under threat of being affected by the fires. Reese WitherspoonGwyneth PaltrowJennifer Garner and Harrison Ford have houses that may also be in danger if the flames spread.

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Many celebrities and their families have used social media to announce their evacuations as high winds from Santa Ana are expected to fuel the flames this week, including Lionel Richie, Ariana Grande‘s mother and brother Frankie, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Adrienne Maloof and Paris Hilton.

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