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Chelsea Handler wants a late-night talk show again

Chelsea Handler is able to carry her controversial punchlines again to late-night tv.

After internet hosting “Jimmy Kimmel Dwell!” this week whereas the resident host was on trip, Handler, 47, told Variety that she’s fascinated with her personal present.

“I’ve, clearly, very robust and loud opinions and I prefer to share them,” she admitted. “Particularly throughout a time like this, it’s good for lots of people to have a feminine voice on the market.”

She used her “Kimmel” monologues to each poke enjoyable and make statements on matters just like the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, the sentencing of Ghislaine Maxwell and R. Kelly, and the Jan. 6 hearings on the 2021 rebel.

“And it’s actually obtained me considering. These conversations occur each couple of years about whether or not or not I need to return to late-night or I need to return to a chat present, and I simply at all times consider some purpose why I don’t need to do it,” she stated within the interview.

“I really feel like this can be a time,” Handler continued, “The place it’s so vital to be represented and to be representing girls and to remind individuals why it’s so vital to be loud and to be robust and to be indefatigable about it and to stand up and say one thing. It offers lots of people consolation after they have any person talking for them — you recognize, not only a white man, who I’m certain is on our facet, nevertheless it’s simply completely different.

“There’s actually no person that may expertise what it’s prefer to be a lady aside from certainly one of us. So having anyone else touch upon that, white males’s opinions are fairly irrelevant.”

The present late-night lineup is all males throughout the key networks. Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert, Seth Meyers and Trevor Noah aren’t going anyplace anytime quickly, however there may be anticipated to be a slot open as soon as James Corden leaves the “Late Late Present” on CBS subsequent summer time.

Handler, nevertheless, claimed she hasn’t had any chats with CBS bigwigs.

“I personally haven’t had any conversations with anybody aside from my brokers, and so they had been simply testing the waters to see how I used to be, so I haven’t talked to anybody immediately a couple of particular slot,” she stated. “However sure, I’m fascinated with getting again on the market. So, I will probably be speaking to all these individuals about what these alternatives seem like and if that’s the proper spot for me. I’ll contemplate it when the dialog matches my curiosity stage.”

Chelsea Handler chatted up Paris Hilton on an episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Dwell!” that aired this previous week.
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Handler expressed the thought of rebooting her E! talk show “Chelsea Lately” — which ran from 2007 to 2014 — as “Chelsea Later.”

“It’s the identical white man drawback. There are too many white males doing the identical job,” she advised Selection.

“I can’t clarify why there aren’t extra girls internet hosting exhibits — perhaps it’s an absence of curiosity, however I doubt it. I feel that folks suppose it’s a person’s job,” she added.

“I assumed I made an actual dent by doing my present and proving to individuals which you can be a lady and host a late-night present, nevertheless it looks as if individuals should be reminded yet another time,” she continued. “And I could be that particular person to remind them.”

On Tuesday’s episode, the ever-controversial Handler claimed her New Jersey highschool is not going to induct her into its corridor of fame as a result of she has been open about having abortions.

Livingston Public Faculties officers, nevertheless, advised The Publish that her claims “are false.”

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