Chelsea Handler: It’s all a bunch of true stories from my childhood.There’s a lot more about my childhood, and a lot more about my family then the first book. There’s a couple dating stories that are pretty funny.Chelsea Handler: I had a really good time doing the other show, but this show is much more me, and I get to be myself.PR.com: What made you decide to be so open about your life in your first book ? Chelsea Handler: Because I just feel like it’s not such a big deal once you kind of bury the lead. I wrote it because I was kind of sick of people always pretending they don’t do this, or they don’t do that. I don’t like the taste of it, and it just doesn’t do it for me.I read it last night and it was hysterical, but I couldn’t believe how candid you chose to be. I think it’s important just to be honest about who you are. There are so many girls that lie and say, “I would never do this or that. I’m sure there’s plenty of girls who are far from how I am in the book, and how I was in my twenties, but I think if you have a sense of humor about yourself it’s much more endearing and engaging then somebody who doesn’t. And [vodka] has the least amount of sugar, so it’s also a healthy treat . Chelsea Handler: I hate the taste of non-alcoholic stuff. Alcohol is definitely an acquired taste, but if you’re gonna drink it, you’re drinking it for a reason of things!
The first time, they were seen sitting close together in a lounge.Now with her late night talk show, , Chelsea Handler is in top form combining her talents for improvisation, orchestrated politically incorrect comedic bits and telling the truth like no one else can. Leah [Remini] had called and asked me if I wanted to play a mother with her, and I said “of course.” It was really fun and this year they got Jenny Mc Carthy to add to the cast. Chelsea Handler: Our show was not affected by the strike because it’s a non-union show, so we were fine. I do buy , but it’s starting to bug me a little bit, especially now that things are so out of hand with sites like But, the only way that I can do my show and have a sense of humor about it is the fact that we’re making fun of everything that everyone is taking so seriously.(Allison Kugel): I was just watching your online series, , with Jenny Mc Carthy and Leah Remini on But yeah, of course I’m very glad the strike is over for all those people who now have a job again. What do you think of the ethics of the paparazzi and of tabloid journalism? If we can’t laugh at ourselves for the attention that’s paid to celebrities and what’s going on everyday, then we’re really in a sad state of affairs.I find those people much more compelling and much more dynamic.PR.com: Tell me about the new book that you have coming out, …If it’s somebody who’s going into rehab for the very first time, I don’t really feel like that’s something to be made fun of. And since it’s such a short, fast show it is more me just coming up with stuff on my own. PR.com: Because you mentioned that website in your first book… So they brought him in for a series of interviews with a bunch of other people, to be potential assistants. That’s usually something I’m looking for in an assistant. When you have that kind of national tragedy people want to bury their head in the sand. The people that have a sense of humor about themselves are always the people that you don’t go after. PR.com: What happened with the format of your original show on E! With that show it was so many field segments that it was impossible to do on a daily basis.