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06/19/2014
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Chelsea Handler is heading over to Netflix.

It was announced on Thursday, June 19, that the 39-year-old comedian has joined forces with Netflix for a new talk show, comedy stand-up special and a series of docu-comedy shows set to air in 2015 and 2016.

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03/31/2014
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Chelsea Handler appears in a promotional photo for her E! late-night talk show Chelsea Lately. - Provided courtesy of Timothy White / E!

Chelsea Handler is saying goodbye to her longtime home at E!

The comedienne, 39, is expected to end her E! cable network talk show, "Chelsea Lately," after eight years when her contract expires at the end of 2014. Handler's manager, Irving Azoff, told The Hollywood Reporter that the comic is looking to pursue new opportunities.

03/12/2014
Chelsea Handler appears in a March 2014 episode of CNNs Piers Morgan Live. - Provided courtesy of CNN

Chelsea Handler has never been afraid to say what's on her mind, not even to Piers Morgan.

Handler was recently interviewed on his CNN nightly news program "Piers Morgan Live" to promote her new book, "Uganda Be Kidding Me," when at one point, the two appeared to be clearly over exchanging pleasantries. Video of the interview can be viewed below.

08/07/2013
Chelsea Handlers grandfather, Karl Stoecker, is seen in a mug shot taken after he was imprisoned in a POW camp in Iowa in 1944. The comedienne was featured on an episode of the TLC show Who Do You Think You Are? on Aug. 6, 2013. - Provided courtesy of TLC

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."

05/03/2013
Kylie Minogue and Lisa Kudrow appear at the EIF Womens Cancer Research Funds 16th Annual An Unforgettable Evening event, presented by Saks Fifth Avenue, at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on May 2, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. - Provided courtesy of Joe Scarnici / Getty Images for EIF

Kylie Minogue, a breast cancer survivor, wore an ethereal gown at a cancer research fundraiser on May 2, 2013 and received the Courage Award.

Check out photos of her and other celebrities, such as Angie Harmon, Rita Wilson, Chelsea Handler and others.

04/04/2013
Conan OBrien and Chelsea Handler appear in a sketch on E!s Chelsea Lately on April 3, 2013. - Provided courtesy of E! Entertainment Television / NBC Universal

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.

01/31/2013
Piers Morgan and Chelsea Handler appear on Chelsea Lately on Jan. 30, 2013. - Provided courtesy of E!

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.

10/15/2012
Jennifer Aniston appears in a scene for the 2012 film Wanderlust. - Provided courtesy of Universal Studios

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.

10/13/2012
Chelsea Handler talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the Los Angeles premiere of his 2012 film This Means War. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

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.

07/14/2012
Victoria Justice and Jane Levy appear in a still from Fun Size. - Provided courtesy of none / Paramount Pictures Victoria Justice, Jane Levy and Chelsea Handler star in 'Fun Size,' which is slated for release on October 26.
04/23/2012
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Chelsea Handler talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the Los Angeles premiere of his 2012 film This Means War. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

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."

02/17/2012
Chelsea Handler talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the Los Angeles premiere of his 2012 film This Means War. - Provided courtesy of none / OTRC Chelsea Handler talks past romances, says she's 'not romantic' at the premiere of 'This Means War.'
01/26/2012
Joan Rivers appears in a promotional photo for Fashion Police in 2012. - Provided courtesy of E!

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?"

01/13/2012
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Laura Prepon appears on a 2012 episode of Are You There, Chelsea. - Provided courtesy of NBC / Jordin Althaus

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.

01/11/2012
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Laura Prepon (left) and Chelsea Handler appear on a 2012 episode of Are You There, Chelsea. - Provided courtesy of NBC

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.

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