She was 9 years old at the time. Other shows on which Handler has appeared include Weekends at the D. She was a regular commentator on E! She hosted the first episode of the reality TV show On the Lot , but quit before the second episode aired, saying later that she left "because I smelled the disaster happening before it did. It lasted one season. The announcement was surprising to many, including MTV representatives, who claimed that the final decision was unexpected.
In July , 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 YouTube with more than one million views.
In a interview, Handler said, "the worse the guests are, the more pathetic they are, the funnier the show is. Network in the U. K, Australia, Germany, and New Zealand. After more than 1, episodes, the final episode of Chelsea Lately aired on August 26, They also are shown seeking personal approval from Handler, who appeared in very few scenes of the program, and was always portrayed as having open and utter disdain for everyone beneath her.
After Lately debuted on E! Clair , Megan Mullally , and Cheryl Hines. It's Me, Chelsea , which aired from January 11 to March 28, On May 11, , the network canceled it after only one season. In , Handler filmed a documentary series for Netflix titled Chelsea Does , consisting of four episodes on marriage, Silicon Valley , racism, and drugs. The well-roundedness of 60 Minutes but faster, quicker, cooler.
Her first book, My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands , describes the variety of sexual encounters she has experienced throughout her life. Her second book, Are You There, Vodka? 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 and also hit the top of the bestseller list.
Along with her photo being added to the documentary and accompanying photo mosaic, she also shared a "Photo Story" with a message that inspires people to take chances in life. Live , which was then released on Netflix in October In , Time named Handler one of the most influential people in the world on their annual Time list.
Inside the magazine, Handler posed for a non-nude pictorial. The same year, a leaked sex tape of Handler was being offered for sale. After news of it became public, Handler said on Chelsea Lately the tape "was made as a joke" more than 10 years earlier, adding, "I put it on an audition tape for a comedy club, because I'm a comedienne, and I've been showing it at birthday parties for fucking years.
Otherwise I would now have a year-old kid. Anyway, those are things that people shouldn't be dishonest about. In , she told The Daily Beast that a Trump presidency would be the "end of our civilization.