CHICAGO (CBS) — You might know the Chicago Party Aunt parody Twitter account for witty and sometimes proudly crass observations about all things Chicago.
On Wednesday, Netflix announced that “Chicago Party Aunt” will be debuting as a half-hour adult animated series – created by Chicago Party Aunt Twitter account creator Chris Witaske along with Jon Barinholtz and Katie Rich.READ MORE: IDES Kept Offices Closed While Many Struggled To Get Their Unemployment Benefits: What Really Happened
Lauren Ash – an alum of the Second City Chicago and Toronto mainstages – will voice Chicago Party Aunt as Diane Dunbrowski. Voices will also be supplied by Rory O’Malley, RuPaul Charles, Jill Talley, brothers and Chicago natives Ike and Jon Barinholtz, and Da’Vine Joy Randolph, along with Rich and Witaske.READ MORE: Timothy Wynn, 18, Charged In South Shore Home Invasion And Murder
The Chicago Party Aunt will reportedly stay true to her own mantra, “If life gives you lemons, turn that s**t into Mike’s Hard Lemonade.”
And the Chicago Party Aunt’s reaction on Twitter to the announcement of the show on Netflix? “Holy s**t! Netflix just bought the rights to my life! Anybody have a password I can borrow?”MORE NEWS: Coworkers Rally Around River North Bouncer Who Was Shot After He Refused To Let Man Into Clutch Bar
The Netflix series debuts Friday, Sept. 17.