is an American comedian, actress, writer, television host, and producer.
She hosted the late-night talk show Chelsea Lately on the E!
On August 18, 2010, it was announced that Handler would be the host of the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs).
The announcement was surprising to many, including MTV representatives, who claimed that the final decision was unexpected.
The event took place at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on September 12, 2010. After more than 1,000 episodes, the final episode of Chelsea Lately aired on August 26, 2014.
In July 2007, Handler began starring on her own half-hour, late-night comedy series on E! The show proved to be a hit by averaging more than a half-million viewers since its premiere (much more than the average for a late night cable program) and having clips on You Tube with more than one million views. The show had a spinoff, the mockumentary After Lately, in which the various cast members, writers, crew, guests and even "hangers-on" of Chelsea Lately are shown bickering over trivial matters and competing for airtime on the show. Guest stars included: Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Jay Leno, Tori Spelling, Jenny Mc Carthy, Sharon Osbourne, Dave Grohl, Johnny Knoxville, and Jane Fonda.
She was a guest on Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld and The View, and she co-hosted The View on August 2, 2007, and September 5, 2008.She was also featured on the cover of Shape in April 2010, The Hollywood Reporter in June 2011, on Redbook On January 25, 2010, Handler confirmed, via her late-night talk show, that she had broken up with Harbert.The same year, a leaked sex tape of Handler was being offered for sale.Handler appeared on one of the two covers for the December 2009 edition of Playboy.Inside the magazine, Handler posed for a non-nude pictorial.That little six-month waiting period of seeing if Donald Trump is going to be able to turn this ship around and become presidential is over. He’s demonstrated this behavior over and over and over again, and people with platforms need to speak up. What we need is for more white people to be doing it, more white athletes.”Over the past few years, Handler was in the news for her booming career.However, there has not been much about her personal life.Dottie Zicklin (of Dharma & Greg) and Julie Larson (of The Drew Carey Show) were creators and executive producers.Handler served as executive producer, along with Tom Werner (of That '70s Show), Mike Clements (of The Life & Times of Tim), and Tom Brunelle (of Chelsea Lately).She also signed a three-book deal with the imprint, the first of which is called Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me, where her coworkers and family members discuss their experiences with Handler, which was released in May 2011 and also hit the top of the bestseller list.In July 2010, during a tour stop in Salt Lake City, Handler took part in the "I Am Equal" photo documentary project in memory of her mother, Rita, who died from complications of cancer.