Chelsea Handler’s First Stand-Up Special in 6 Years Is Coming to HBO Max

Fans of Chelsea Handler know how funny she is. Lucky for us, she will once again take the stage in her first stand-up special in six years. Fans are eager to learn more about the new special. Read on to learn everything we know.

Chelsea Handler returns in a new stand-up special

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Who doesn’t love the outspoken Chelsea Handler? WarnerMedia announced in a press release that Handler has a stand-up special coming to HBO Max, which is set to go live on May 27. HBO Max will be available to consumers from WarnerMedia.

This marks Handler’s return to the comedic stage in her very own special in six long years, as reported by Variety. Fans have been waiting for her return, and the time has finally come. Handler just finished a national tour for her memoir, Life Will Be the Death of Me.

According to the press release: “Handler will share her hilarious experiences about her family, friendships, and her first foray into therapy—where she was able to unearth why everyone on this planet annoyed her so much.”

Handler comments on her new special

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Handler sounds pretty excited about the new venture she’s involved with. She is executive producing the special along with Irving Azoff and Allison Statter.

“I didn’t want to return to stand-up until I had something important to say. I do now,” Handler said about her new special. “I’m absolutely delighted to be doing this with HBO Max and always excited to be reunited with Bob Greenblatt. One of the only executives I can never have sex with.”

“No one makes me laugh like Chelsea and we are thrilled to partner with her on this long-awaited return to standup,” Suzanna Makkos said, who is the executive vice president of original comedy and animation for HBO Max. “We feel lucky to be able to share with our audience her evolution and personal growth that she relays so beautifully in this hour special.”

Handler will be joining other big names on the new streaming platform that will offer other comedy specials from Tracy Morgan, John Early, Rose Matafeo, and Ahir Shah. It will also feature five specials from Conan O’Brien’s Team Coco.

Chelsea Handler is known for her hilarious posts on Instagram

Fans of Handler know to follow her on social media for daily doses of hilarity. Back in February, Handler turned 45 on February 25. She decided to visit the slopes to really celebrate in style. She posted some photos and videos of all the fun she had on her trip. One moment seems to stand out in the minds of fans though.

Handler went skiing without pants, but at least she was wearing a helmet. “Skiing into 45 with my margarita, my marijuana, and my mountain! #whoneedspants #birthdaysuit,” Handler captioned the post. A video shows the celebrity skiing while holding a drink and smoking.

This is just one example of Chelsea Handler’s hilarious social media posts. If they’re anything to go on, then Handler’s new comedy special is going to be hysterical.