Chelsea Handler sticks with E! for two more years
November 16th, 2011
01:03 PM ET

Chelsea Handler sticks with E! for two more years

According to the New York Post, Chelsea Handler is one generous boss. After landing a reported $25 million two-year renewal contract with E! for “Chelsea Lately,” the hilarious host supposedly gave each of her 138 staffers a nice thank you gift: $1,000 cash.

(Then again, if you had $25 million coming in over two years, you can probably afford to hand out $138,000.)

Handler, 36, will reportedly continue to host and executive-produce her late-night show under the new contract, and additionally she’ll produce and develop projects through her Borderline Amazing Productions.

Borderline, which also produces her spinoff “After Lately,” will have a first-look deal with NBC Universal and E!.

“Chelsea Lately” started airing in 2007, and is now set to run through (at least) 2014.

As if she weren’t wearing enough hats, Chelsea is also doing more at NBC. The network is producing a series called “Are You There, Chelsea?” based on Handler’s hit book, “Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea.” The star will appear on the show, and, as per usual, executive-produce.


soundoff (19 Responses)
  1. Katttttt59

    I would take her bangin' legs for one.....she is attractive......guess YOU are jealous.....and NO I am not a lesbian!!!!!!

    November 29, 2011 at 7:25 pm | Report abuse |
  2. gina

    she looks way older then 36..

    November 17, 2011 at 2:22 pm | Report abuse |
  3. sickening

    E is a good place for her – she fits rights in to the sleeze they air.

    November 17, 2011 at 1:16 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Connie from ND

    I just love Chelsea Lately and all the commedians she has on her show at the round table. Love Chuy too! So relieved she is going to continue being on television!

    November 17, 2011 at 12:00 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Jersey Dude

    Used to love her...but lately she's turned into an angry old hag!

    November 17, 2011 at 11:56 am | Report abuse |
  6. Joey

    @ "Cali Cutie"

    If you watched the show you'd know she met Jennifer Aniston by having her as a guest on the show. So clearly she was doing something right prior to that.

    November 17, 2011 at 9:19 am | Report abuse |
  7. TO LARRY

    No Larry, your last girlfriend was only worth 6 dollars an hour.

    November 17, 2011 at 7:31 am | Report abuse |
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    November 17, 2011 at 3:18 am | Report abuse |
  9. the_dude

    Who is this ho-bag?

    November 16, 2011 at 7:48 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Cali Cutie

    Why do they continue to give this trailer tras* air time. She's a loud mouth who should be chugging down beers in a dive....she's not funny whatsoever and her only claim to fame is being friends with Jennifer Aniston.

    November 16, 2011 at 3:00 pm | Report abuse |
    • be quiet

      jealous much, b itch?

      November 16, 2011 at 4:26 pm | Report abuse |
    • Larry

      They don't give 25 million to people with no talent moron........................That's why your job at KFC pays you six bucks an hour that's what your worth.......................

      November 16, 2011 at 6:10 pm | Report abuse |
  11. jillmarie

    Yes she can afford to give such bonuses, but I still think that was nice of her to do so.

    November 16, 2011 at 2:46 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Motorhead

    @leei agree.

    November 16, 2011 at 2:37 pm | Report abuse |
  13. LEEl

    She and Kathy Griffin are so much alike. They are both disgusting and very very rich.

    November 16, 2011 at 1:55 pm | Report abuse |
    • ronnie adams

      I don't get it,you are ridiculed for giving your employees to little from you wealth-does anyone realize most all rich people do not ever do this sort of thing?I think you're great,keep it up sweetie,you're very awesome!I recently came into some money and my family and I helped some of them out.I think giving is almost an erotic thing,it made me feel very good,I can only imagine how good your charity made you feel.GOOD right?

      November 16, 2011 at 10:16 pm | Report abuse |
  14. San Jose

    LOVE her :)

    November 16, 2011 at 1:51 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Ha Ha Trolls

    Ha ha- beat you.

    November 16, 2011 at 1:21 pm | Report abuse |

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