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Chelsea Handler showed her emotional side on a TLC reality show after learning that her grandfather was forced to serve in the military of Nazi Germany during World War II and was once a prisoner of war.
The 38-year-old E! talk show host and often crass comedienne was raised Jewish. She was born to a Jewish father and Christian mother, who was a native of Germany. During an episode of "Who Do You Think You Are?" that aired on Tuesday, Aug. 6, she learns that her maternal grandfather, Karl Stoecker, served under Adolf Hitler but was "definitely not a Nazi enthusiast."
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Conan O'Brien recently surprised Chelsea Handler in the shower ... in a naughty "nude" sketch on her E! talk show "Chelsea Lately."
The host of TBS' "Conan" shows off a toned stomach as he approaches Handler, and accuses her of stealing his former studio -- and his parking space. Last year, "Chelsea Lately" was moved to the home of "The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien," which lasted seven months during an NBC shakeup that saw host Jay Leno leaving in 2009 and then returning following lackluster ratings.
Chelsea Handler had Piers Morgan on her show "Chelsea Lately" on Wednesday, January 30, and the two hosts bickered with each other in a playful way, starting with Handler asking Morgan, "What are you looking at?"
"You've either had plastic surgery or a makeover because you look really hot today," Morgan, who hosts "Piers Morgan Tonight," said.
Jennifer Aniston appeared on "Chelsea Lately" and seemed extremely happy about her engagement.
Aniston, 43, appeared in her first post-engagement interview on the E! Network series "Chelsea Lately." She appeared on the late-night talk show on October 15, tearing up when her good friend and host of the show, Chelsea Handler, asked about her engagement.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Cameron Diaz rap about Chelsea Hander, call her a "ho" who drinks too much.
In the rap, which was performed to congratulate Handler on moving into a new studio for her "Chelsea Lately" series, the actresses referred to themselves as M.C. Gwyneth Paltrow, 40, and DJ Jazzy Cameron Diaz, 40.
Chelsea Handler, comedian and host of "Chelsea Lately," had a scathing response when asked who would be the opposite "of a girls' girl."
"Probably Angelina Jolie. She doesn't strike me as someone I would have a close friendship with," Handler, who is friends with Jennifer Aniston, told More magazine, according to US Weekly, in an interview for their May issue. Handler also dons the cover for the issue. "You just know as a woman, when you see another woman, if that's a woman you can trust."
The feud between Chelsea Handler and Joan Rivers continues as the two comedians recently traded jabs on Howard Stern's Sirius XM radio show.
Handler, who hosts the late-night talk show "Chelsea Lately" on E!, appeared on Stern's show on January 23. Stern asked Handler what she thought about Rivers' criticism of her in the past and Handler replied, "Joan Rivers? What the [expletive] do I care about Joan Rivers?"
Laura Prepon and Chelsea Handler's new NBC sitcom "Are You There, Chelsea" premiered on Wednesday and the actress said that she used vodka to prepare for her role as the talk show host... and it was Handler who provided the spirits.
"I sent her a case of Belvedere to start," Handler told CNN.
Chelsea Handler's new NBC sitcom "Are You There, Chelsea," debuts on Wednesday and marks her big network television debut following the success of her talk show "Chelsea Lately," which airs on the E! cable channel and has made her a national star.
The new show is loosely based on the raunchy comedienne's best-selling book, "Are You There Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea." Laura Prepon plays the comedienne, who works as a cocktail waitress at a New Jersey sports bar. Handler stars as her real-life older sister, Sloane. She wears a brunette wig to play the character, who is initially pregnant. The series also features "Glee" actress Dot-Marie Jones as a guest star.
Chelsea Handler appeared on "Piers Morgan Tonight" on Thursday to discuss her $25 million two-year deal with the E! Network and to exchange some flirtatious banter with the CNN host.
"I do behave badly and I get paid handsomely for it so I'm happy, happy to do it," Handler told Morgan. "It's a really good time to be me."
Chelsea Handler and Andre Balazs have broken up after dating for less than a year.
Handler, 36, and Balazs, 54, have not commented about the issue publicly. They were first spotted in public together in January. Handler's spokesperson told OnTheRedCarpet.com on Wednesday, November 9, that the two were no longer a couple.
After dodging rumors since November, Chelsea Handler has finally admitted to Piers Morgan that she dated rapper 50 Cent, "very casually."
The rapper and the host of E! talk show "Chelsea Lately", were photographed looking cozy at a New Orleans bar back in November and famously fueled the rumors on the social networking site, Twitter, posting racy photos and vague allusions to the relationship.