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26 Mar, 2015

‘He tried to Cosby me’

Interview

Handler talks about avoiding being victimized by Cosby when he invited her to his hotel room in an interview to Esquire magazine.

Not poor guy—he tried to Cosby me. Oh, I was in Atlantic City playing, doing stand-up, and he was doing stand-up in Atlantic City in the same hotel, and at like three o’clock in the afternoon, someone from the hotel came down and said, “Oh, you know, Mr. Cosby would really like to meet you up in his hotel suite.” And I thought, That’s really weird. This was like ten years ago. And I said, That’s really weird. I don’t want to go alone. I go, I don’t know him. So the three guys I was with—thank God these guys were with me. One was filming and one was like a producer; we were filming something— I brought them up with me to his room and thank God I did, because now I know what would’ve happened if I went up there alone. And I forgot about it when all the stories about Bill Cosby came out. I was like, I didn’t even think of it. Then my friend texted me the other day saying, “Do you remember that night we went up to, or that afternoon we went up to Bill Cosby’s and you were so freaked out you made us come with you?” And I said, Yeah, and he said, “Hello! You could’ve been one of his victims if we weren’t there.” And I went, “Oh my gosh . . .” Yeah, so yeah, he’s guilty… I think it’s pretty obvious now.

Reveals new show

Handler chats about looking for things that she doesn’t know about, and learning about them in her new show Uganda Be Kidding Me, which will premier on Netflix.

I don’t think there is no shame in asking a question, I think there is a lot of shame in pretending you know something you don’t.

14 Oct, 2014

Chelsea Handler interview

Seacrest interviews Handler during On Air With Ryan Seacrest about her latest show Uganda Be Kidding Me Live, streaming on Netflix.

First of all, it’s going to be a lot different because I don’t have to focus on things that I’m not interested in. I think the most important thing I learned is I have to be interested in what I’m talking abut. Otherwise, it’s not interesting to viewers. I want it to be well-rounded. My interests are so much more vast than what I was able to tap into on E! I have some really stupid questions, like I want to know how a bill is passed I want to know how you make an app!

26 Aug, 2014

Nude shower skit

Skit

In a skit to mark the end of Chelsea Lately, Handler, nude in the shower, is surprised by DeGeneres. The skit ends with an appearance by Bravo. Handler:

Why do you think I’m lying?

DeGeneres:

Because your nipples won’t make eye contact with me.

20 Aug, 2014

McHale interviews Handler

InterviewTV Appearance

Joel McHale turns the tables around on Handler and interviews the Chelsea Lately host about her decision to leave E! Network. Handler explains that she recently made her official announcement on the Howard Stern Show, and that she will be moving to Netflix.

Wouldn’t it be amazing, though, if I did leave and then the whole Kardashian empire just crumbled? In some stroke of crazy irony and happenstance, all of a sudden they just fell apart and … then I was a national hero.

19 Aug, 2014

Chloe Grace Moretz interview

InterviewTV Appearance

Moretz guests on Chelsea Lately to promote her film, If I Stay. She also talks about her struggles in playing the cello while shooting the film, and using a body double who actually knew how to play the instrument.

I tried to learn the cello for seven months, but then I realized it’s much harder than any other instrument… So then they just kind of cut my head off and put it onto another girl’s body.

Sia interview

Interview

Handler conducts an interview with Sia, who has her back to the audience. Handler asks Sia to explain why she has been concealing her face in recent performances, videos, and the album cover for 1000 Forms of Fear.

I don’t want to be famous. All my friends that I write pop songs for are super famous, and it really f–ked them up!!And like being hunted, paparazzi-style, doesn’t appeal to me. I want to be able to get fat and pee on the side of the road!

13 Aug, 2014

Aubrey Plaza interview

InterviewTV Appearance

Plaza visits Chelsea Lately to promote the film Life After Beth. The actress also explains why she doesn’t laugh much, and also talks about a rare incident where she threw up from laughing so hard.

I am not a huge out-laugh-er out loud, but I did one time laugh so hard that I threw up. Which, I’d say is pretty cool. So there’s that.

12 Aug, 2014

Liv Tyler interview

InterviewTV Appearance

Tyler guests on Chelsea Lately to promote her HBO series The Leftovers. The actress also tells Handler how she and her father Steven Tyler share a lot of clothes, and how he frequently wears leopard underwear.

So funny. He wears leopard underwear all the time… My dad’s trousers are pretty tight, I think.

11 Aug, 2014

Megan Fox interview

InterviewTV Appearance

Fox guests on Chelsea Lately to promote her film, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The actress also talks about her life as a mother of two, future baby plans, and a recent date with her husband Brian Austin Green.

We did that one time and we made sure I wasn’t ovulating because I didn’t want to get pregnant again. Sorry! Too much information.

7 Aug, 2014

Chandler Parsons interview

InterviewTV Appearance

Parsons makes an appearance on Chelsea Lately to talk about his positon on Team USA for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup. She also talks to Handler about his connection with Kendal Jenner and having sex during basketball season.

There’s definitely some sort of penetration during the season. If it happens, it happens. I’m not going to change drastically what I’m doing just because I have a game. But, I get my rest.

5 Aug, 2014

Jake Owen interview

InterviewTV Appearance

Owen guests on Chelsea Lately to promote his album, Days of Gold. The singer also talks to Handler about his life as a newlywed, and how he actually proposed to his wife.

I was planning on proposing because, um, I got her pregnant… but, the only reason I got her pregnant was because I was planning on proposing.

4 Aug, 2014

Leah Remini interview

InterviewTV Appearance

Remini guests on Chelsea Lately to promote her reality show, Leah Remini: It’s All Relative. The actress also tells Handler about life after Dancing with the Stars, and how her daughter is handling the new reality show.

No. She’s actually not being nice to me, but she doesn’t know if she wants to continue the show. She’s in negotiations. Like she has purses and things that she wants from the network.

31 Jul, 2014

Chris Pratt interview

InterviewTV Appearance

Pratt guests on Chelsea Lately to promote the Marvel film, Guardians of the Galaxy. He also gives the scoop on his relationship with actress Anna Faris and tells Handler about his love for hunting and taxidermy.

I bring a little North Dakota to Los Angeles. I like to hunt and fish and I like taxidermy. I like to do my own taxidermy.

30 Mar, 2014

Ending late night show

Handler is ending her late night talk show Chelsea Lately. She has been on the show for the past eight years and serves as the only female late-night host on cable and network television. Manager Azoff:

She’s exploring opportunities including a radio program or another late-night show on a different channel or digital service.

20 Mar, 2014

Chelsea Handler interview

Interview

Seacrest interviews Handler during On Air With Ryan Seacrest and questions her about why she dislikes Piers Morgan as an interviewer.

Well, he is a really bad interviewer. I mean, he doesn’t listen. He checks his Twitter handle the entire time you’re talking to him, so yeah, I was being serious I tell him that all the time. I mean, he texted me to come on the show and I was like, ‘Why? You’re such a bad interviewer.’ And then I said, ‘Sure I’ll do it.’ I mean he’s fine, whatever, I don’t dislike him. I just think he should probably do something else now.

3 Oct, 2013

Handler, Balazs split

Handler confirms her split with Balazs on her show. Her friend interviews her about the men she has dated in the past. Mary McCormack:

Let’s talk about your single situation. I’m looking for a pattern. 

10 Mar, 2013

Chelsea Handler interview

Interview

Winfrey interviews Chelsea Handler and discus her ex. 50 cent and new boyfriend.

We were talking about living our lives together, my boyfriend and I. We’ve broken up a couple of times and gotten back together, and we’re trying to figure out how to live a life together.

11 May, 2011

Handler, 50 Cent dating

chelseaHandler and 50 Cent are dating. The couple are spotted partying together and Handler posts a picture of them together in bed.

He’s a very sweet, nice guy. I was sampling, kind of, the atmosphere, seeing what was out there, and I was satiated.

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