On August 26, Chelsea Handler will end her run of seven years of hosting her talk show, Chelsea Lately, on the E! network. Handler first began her career as a stand-up comedian and made the transition to late-night in 2007. With the send-off of her show, Handler gets an opportunity all of us fantasize about almost on a daily basis – quitting our jobs in any fashion we wish. In Handler’s case, that fashion appears to be nude.
On her Instagram account yesterday, Handler promoted the finale of her show by displaying her good-looks at 39 years old. Being a comedian, Handler most likely knows the first rule of success in advertising: sex sells. While Handler may not be donning her birthday suit during her final show, you better believe her nude stunt will drive viewers to the finale.
Handler’s first post included the tagline: “Getting ready for my final shower scene. August 26th is the one hour finale. Orange you glad I told you?” (Orange most likely being a pun on her self-tanning colored skin tone.)
And her second photo was tagged with the much simpler, yet funnier, “I’m a Kardashian.”
The second photo likely stems from a long, deep burning dislike Handler has developed for the culture she was part of for the past seven years, hence the reason for her leaving E! and taking her talents to Netflix:
I think if you participate in the celebrity world then you don’t really have a choice but to be involved in the drama. You end up getting so into the mix that it changes the topics of the day. You can sit around and complain about all that s**t and the Kardashians all day but if you’re participating in it then what can you do? It really didn’t feel great doing the show and the only way to sort things out was to extricate myself from the entire situation.
Handler will be pushing the limits on her finale, though, as she is inviting 50 Cent to her studio for the first time since the former lovers parted ways. Handler will also be joined by her friends Jennifer Aniston and Sandra Bullock.
And, if the two photos above weren’t enough of a Handler fix for the day, here is a nude shower scene featuring Handler and none other than Conan O’Brien. (Is that really Conan’s body…?)
Image via Instagram