AP EXCLUSIVE: Chelsea Handler launching first podcast
NEW YORK (AP) — Chelsea Handler is the first to admit she has commitment issues, which is why she's easing into podcasting with a limited series recorded from the current tour promoting her latest...
Mark Hamill, Jim Carrey, anti-Trump celebs’ hypocrisy exposed in ‘Walls Across America’ video
Hollywood celebrities tend to be vocal critics of President Trump and his immigration policies, but a new video by The Daily Caller demonstrates that they support walls for their own personal...
Hulu making Howard the Duck and 4 more Marvel animated shows
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Hulu is teaming with Marvel to make four separate animated series based on comic book characters like Howard the Duck.
Director Kevin Smith and comics Chelsea Handler and Patton Oswalt are among the people who have signed deals with the streaming service to help produce the cartoons. Smith will work on the Howard the Duck series.
Battle for US House seats includes one-time GOP stronghold
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — By bus, by freeway or on foot, candidates dashed across California on Saturday in a frantic rush to secure votes, knocking on doors, dialing phones and urging throngs of volunteers to fight for every vote.
Comedian mixes up Native American candidates in endorsement
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Comedian Chelsea Handler endorsed Paulette Jordan, a Democrat and Native American woman running for governor of Idaho, in a Twitter post but included a photo of the wrong Native American.
The photo in the tweet Wednesday showed Handler giving a thumbs-up next to Deb Haaland, a Democrat running in New Mexico to become the nation's first Native American woman in Congress.
It’s TV love for Schwimmer, Messing on ‘Will & Grace’
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former "Friends" star David Schwimmer will appear on "Will & Grace" as a new love interest for Debra Messing's character.
NBC said Wednesday that Schwimmer will play opposite Messing's Grace on the sitcom revival that's back Oct. 4 on NBC.
Schwimmer isn't the only familiar face appearing on the second season. Alec Baldwin, Chelsea Handler and Mary McCormack were previously announced guest stars.
New Jersey’s Democratic government creeps toward shutdown
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Democrat-led state government inched closer to a shutdown Thursday as Gov. Phil Murphy reviewed plans to shutter public offices with his Cabinet, and a standoff with lawmakers over how much to raise taxes continued to smolder.
Chelsea Handler was Intimidated by Sarah Silverman
Chelsea Handler was intimidated by Sarah Silverman before they met.
The 43-year-old actress and comedian posted a sweet tribute to her "sister" Sarah Silverman on Instagram reveling the story behind how they became friends, but revealed she was initially "intimidated" by the 44-year-old actress but now after years of being close friends, Chelsea credits Sarah to making her a better person.
Chelsea Handler is so pleased she doesn't "smell like smoke" anymore as she revealed she finally managed to quit cigarettes with the help of hypnosis.
NRA spending pays off in elections
The National Rifle Association has become politically toxic in Washington, with even President Trump chiding lawmakers this week as afraid to buck the powerful Second Amendment rights organization.
But the true extent of the NRA's power remains a source of contention as Congress begins another gun control debate. Gun control groups, their Democratic allies in Washington and now even Mr. Trump say they must battle the group's approach.
Amy Schumer surprised fans when she announced Thursday that she got married to her boyfriend, chef Chris Fischer. The comedienne took to Instagram to post a variety of wedding photos with the caption, "Yup." A representative for Schumer, 36, had no additional comment.
Activist, comedian and author Chelsea Handler coming to the Benedum Center
Join activist, comedian and author Chelsea Handler as she returns to Pittsburgh for an evening of humorous and engaging conversation hosted by Bruce Vilanch, a six-time Emmy Award winner and American comedy writer, songwriter and actor.
"An Evening with Chelsea Handler" is at 7:30 p.m. April 4 at the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh.
Ne-Yo joins Gwen Stefani in holiday special
Celebrated singer/songwriter Ne-Yo joins Gwen Stefani on her holiday special, “Gwen Stefani’s You Make It Feel Like Christmas,” airing at 9 p.m., Tuesday on NBC.
Chelsea Handler makes feminist fashion statement on ‘Ellen’ wearing Minnesota T-shirt
In a rare departure from her typical loud-mouth antics, it was comedian Chelsea Handler's Minnesota-created shirt that did the talking when she appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show last week.
Wearing a black T-shirt with the words Its my body. Its my choice. positioned across her chest, Handler single-handedly boosted sales for the line of statement-making apparel by Minneapolis clothing company, My Sister, which donates a portion of its proceeds to help fight sex trafficking around the world.
Chelsea Handler blames Republicans for Texas church shooting
Comedian Chelsea Handler was quick to blame Republicans for the south Texas church shooting Sunday that left more than 20 dead.
"What country? America. Why? Republicans," said Ms. Handler on Twitter.
Innocent people go to church on Sunday to honor their God, and while doing so, get shot in killed. What country? America. Why? Republicans. Chelsea Handler (@chelseahandler) November 5, 2017
Chelsea Handler ending Netflix show to focus on activism
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chelsea Handler says she is ending her weekly Netflix talk show after two seasons in order to focus on political activism.
Handler says in a statement that she plans to devote as much time as she can to become "a more knowledgeable and engaged citizen" and take on projects that have personal significance. The comedian adds that her goal is to be better informed and "participate in a more meaningful way."
Chelsea Handler quits talk show to focus on political activism
Chelsea Handler will be ending her talk show 'Chelsea' after just two seasons.
The 42-year-old comic - who has been an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump - has decided to walk away from her Netflix series after being "galvanised" to focus on political activism.
In a statement on her social media pages, she wrote: "Like so many across the country, the past presidential election and the countless events that have unfolded since have galvanised me.
Hugh Jackman, Lupita Nyong’o to co-host Global Citizen fest
NEW YORK (AP) — Hugh Jackman, Lupita Nyong'o, Aaron Paul and Demi Lovato will co-host this year's Global Citizen Festival, an annual free event held in New York's Central Park.
Performers at the Sept. 23 event include Stevie Wonder, Green Day, The Killers, The Lumineers, The Chainsmokers, Pharrell Williams, Big Sean, Andra Day and Alessia Cara.
Chelsea Handler's dog has died.
The 42-year-old comedian has been left heartbroken after she took to Instagram on Friday (11.08.17) to share the sad news that her pet pooch Tammy has passed away after struggling with renal failure earlier this week.
Golden Globes group gives away $2.8 million in show proceeds
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — As the host of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's annual grants dinner, Chelsea Handler said she relished the chance to leave political talk aside for an evening of good news.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Carol Burnett is counting on the honesty of children to bring laughs to a new Netflix series.
The comedian will debut a half-hour unscripted comedy called "A Little Help with Carol Burnett" in 2018. In each episode, both celebrities and everyday people appeal to a panel of kids ranging in ages from 4 to 8 for advice about their problems.
The show will be taped in front of a live audience.
Stars turn out for Planned Parenthood gala honoring Clinton
NEW YORK (AP) — An array of celebrities — from Meryl Streep to Tina Fey to Scarlett Johansson to Julianne Moore to Chelsea Handler — turned out to support Planned Parenthood at its centennial celebration, and to hear Hillary Clinton urge continued activism on behalf of women and girls around the world, and access to services like pregnancy and maternity care.
Smart Rating: 33.88Series span: 1/11/2012 - 3/28/2012Starring: Laura Prepon, Mark Povinelli, Chelsea HandlerInspired by comic Chelsea Handler's book "Are You There Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea," this sitcom features Chelsea (Laura Prepon), a strong-willed bartender in her twenties who takes life by the horns and doesn't apologize for it. She is joined by co-workers and friends who realize she is a force to be reckoned with. Chelsea shares her apartment with shy and sheltered Dee Dee. Handler herself has a recurring role as Chelsea's sister, Sloan, a new mom who shares little in common with her carefree sister.
Handler: ‘I like to educate myself. I’m pretty stupid’
Charlize Theron ‘pumped’ after women’s march in Sundance
A-list celebs out in force for anti-Trump women’s marches
WASHINGTON (AP) — If you wondered where many of Hollywood's A-list celebrities had gone during President Donald Trump's inauguration, you didn't have to wonder any longer on Saturday, when scores of them showed up at huge women's marches in Washington and other cities to send the new president a pointed message that he was in for a fight — and that, as so many signs said, women's rights are human rights.
DuVernay talks with Winfrey about Trump, race, her new film
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ava DuVernay doesn't want to talk about Donald Trump's election. Her feelings are still too raw.
But because Oprah Winfrey asked about it, the filmmaker opened up: Trump "represents violence," DuVernay said, and she doesn't have much empathy for those who supported him.
She made the remarks Sunday during a discussion about "13th," her documentary about the prison industrial complex and the disproportionately high number of black men behind bars.
Election mourning and empowerment at Women of the Year event
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Glamour magazine closed its 26th annual celebration of trailblazing women with a star-studded tribute to Hillary Clinton.
Lena Dunham, Shonda Rhimes, Elizabeth Banks, Chelsea Handler, Ted Danson and Constance Wu were among the entertainers who paid homage to the Democratic presidential candidate at Glamour's Women of the Year Awards Monday in Los Angeles. They listed Clinton's achievements and thanked her for her leadership as a guitarist played a somber tune.
Rihanna, Kendrick, Metallica play at Global Citizen fest
NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna ran through her pop and R&B hits, Eddie Vedder partnered with Chris Martin and Kendrick Lamar was enthusiastic and energetic during his hour-long set at the Global Citizen Festival in New York.
Metallica, Ellie Goulding, Usher and Yandel also performed familiar songs Saturday at the free event on the Great Lawn in Central Park. The multi-hour show aired live on MSNBC.
The Chris Evert/Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic will take place at the Boca Raton Resort and Club and Delray Beach Stadium and Tennis Center on Nov. 18-20. Now in its 27th year, the event benefits Chris Evert Charities with monies raised going to programs funded by the Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida and the Drug Abuse Foundation of Palm Beach County. Celebrities scheduled to appear include Alan Thicke, Chelsea Handler, Jason Biggs,...
Katy Perry belts ‘Rise’ and ‘Roar’ at Democratic convention
Katy Perry sparkled in a slinky, silver dress Thursday as she belted her new song "Rise" and her signature "Roar" for an audience of Democratic delegates waving their glowing cellphones.
Perry urged the TV audience beyond the Democratic National Convention floor to vote and donate to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign.
"You'll be just as powerful as any NRA lobbyist. You'll have as much say as any billionaire, or you'll cancel out your weird cousin's vote, if...
Rihanna, Metallica set for Global Citizen Festival
NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna, Metallica, Kendrick Lamar, Major Lazer and Selena Gomez will headline the 2016 Global Citizen Festival this fall.
The free concert will take place Sept. 24 on the Great Lawn in New York's Central Park. Special guest performers include Chris Martin, Usher, Eddie Vedder, Cat Stevens, Ellie Goulding and Yandel.
The multihour event, in its fifth year, will broadcast live on MSNBC. Co-hosts include Chelsea Handler, Neil Patrick Harris, Salma...
What late-night TV gender barrier? Chelsea Handler is global
CULVER CITY, Calif. (AP) — After being the only woman in late-night TV during most of her seven-year run on "Chelsea Lately," Chelsea Handler was ready to talk about something new.
So she took on a global talk show. Her thrice-weekly "Chelsea," which launched in May, airs in all Netflix territories — 190 countries — a first for the company and for Handler, and a challenging undertaking for both.
"What if that's the conversation?" Handler asked after a recent...