Chelsea Handler’s talk show Chelsea premieres tonight (May 10) on Netflix. The thrice-weekly program follows Handler around the world as she grills millennials about politics, drinks weird crap and dresses up in a kimono. It looks hysterical and ripe with Handler’s signature snark. However, that snark doesn’t seem directed toward pop culture, as it has in the past. It’s a jarring change, but welcome nonetheless. We’re sure the show will slay regardless of the topics Handler covers.
But we still have a soft spot for all the times Handler shaded our favorite A-listers. Sometimes straight to their faces. In honor of this new chapter in Handler’s career, let’s relive (and rejoice) the celebrity cynicism that made her a household name.
The time she told Piers Morgan he was a “terrible interviewer.”
“Maybe that’s why your job is coming to an end,” she added. Zing!
Or when she said Britney Spears has “two personalities” and isn’t “doing anything” in her career.
For the record, this was BritBrit’s lyric video, not her music video. But still shady.
How about when she said she had no respect for E!, the brand that kept her employed for seven years?
“I didn’t have a lot of respect for [E!] to begin with,” she said during a luncheon. What a no-f-cks-given queen.
Then, there was the time she called Angelina Jolie a “demon.”
She said Lindsay Lohan was a “hot mess.”
Do you protest?
And when she called the Kardashians, her network peers, stupid.
Nope. Not a care in the world.
Oh! We almost forgot when she called Kim Kardashian’s booty a “fake piece of s–t.”
Never forget the time she dubbed Heidi and Spencer Pratt “Herpes 1” and “Herpes 2.”
The time she said, “I’m so sick of you” to Justin Bieber’s face will live on forever.
We hope Selena Gomez watches this on repeat.
As will when she said she could sing a Biebs song better than he could.
All hail this shade maestro.