Chelsea Handler to leave 'Chelsea Lately' after 8 years

By Rachel Grant,
Handler to end her E! talk show

Chelsea Handler, host of the hit E! network talk show Chelsea Lately has decided to end her show after an 8 year run.

Handler, who has not been shy about the issues that she's had with E! in the past, has decided to leave the network at the end of her contract this year, reports The Hollywood Reporter .

Handler's manager, Irving Azoff said of Handler, "Chelsea intends to leave when her contract expires. She hired me to figure out her life after E! We have at least seven suitors and many ideas.” Azoff has said that future plans could include a radio presence, or a possible nightly or weekly late-night show on another network.

According to New York Daily News, E! commented on the current situation, stating that "Chelsea has nine months left on her contract and E! will not comment on the future of 'Chelsea Lately' at this time."

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