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With her late-night talk show, Chelsea Lately, Chelsea Handler became one of the most-watched women in comedy.
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Chelsea Handler's comedy as taken the world by storm. She struggled as a standup comic before finally rising to the top as "Late Night Queen" with her talk show "Chelsea Lately."
Chuy recalls a time that Chelsea gave him a car.
Jenny McCarthy talks about a time that Chelsea Handler had her back.
A short biography of Chelsea Handler, who struggled as a standup comic before finally rising to the top as "Late Night Queen" with her talk show "Chelsea Lately."
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Handler has interviewed a number of A-List celebrities on her show, including actress Jennifer Aniston and singer Usher.
In addition to her show, Handler has continued to write books and tour with a stand-up act. She had another runaway hit with the 2008 book Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea. In the memoir, Handler shared stories of her family, love life,
and career. Handler has also brought in millions with her comedy tours. Her 2010 Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang tour, to support the book by the same title, grossed more than $16 million.
In recent years, Handler is looking for more behind-the-scenes opportunities. She has created her own production company, Borderline Amazing, to handle a number of media ventures. She also found success in creating the mocumentary series After Lately in 2011, which gives viewers a comedic and artificial look at what goes on behind-the-scenes at Chelsea Lately.
In 2012, the show Are You There, Chelsea—which was based on Handler's life and events in Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea—premiered. Laura Prepon played an exaggerated version of Handler in the sitcom. Although Handler co-starred on the series as her fictionalized characters older sister and the subject matter of the program was the same material that shot Handler to superstardom, the show was canceled during its first season.
Handler dated Ted Harbert, the CEO of Comcast Entertainment Group, from 2006 to 2010. Since their split, she has been romantically linked to businessman Andre Balazs and rapper 50 Cent.
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