Everyone who knows me knows that I LOOOOVE me some Chelsea Handler. Seriously, she’s like my spirit animal.

So imagine my sadness upon learning that her hilarious E! talk show “Chelsea Lately” will come to an end on August 26th.

BUT, before we say goodbye, lets take a look at the 50 Reasons Why “Chelsea Lately” Was the BEST. LATE-NIGHT. TALK. SHOW. EVER……EVAHHHHHHHHH!

 

1. Chelsea had a no filter interview style.

50 Unforgettable Reasons "Chelsea Lately" Was The Best Late-Night Talk Show

2. She always asked the hard-hitting questions.

50 Unforgettable Reasons "Chelsea Lately" Was The Best Late-Night Talk Show

3. Even if it made her guests uncomfortable.

4. Sometimes they played along.

5. Sometimes they fought back.

 

6. And other times they just got naked.

50 Unforgettable Reasons "Chelsea Lately" Was The Best Late-Night Talk Show

7. She told it like it is.

50 Unforgettable Reasons "Chelsea Lately" Was The Best Late-Night Talk Show

8. Even when it came to her own job.

50 Unforgettable Reasons "Chelsea Lately" Was The Best Late-Night Talk Show

9. She’s been over the show for a while.

50 Unforgettable Reasons "Chelsea Lately" Was The Best Late-Night Talk Show

She once told Gwyneth Paltrow that working at E! was like “being confined to a wheelchair without any wheels.”

10. She sometimes took breaks in the middle of the show.

11. And once handed it off to Lindsay Lohan.

50 Unforgettable Reasons "Chelsea Lately" Was The Best Late-Night Talk Show

12. And Khloe Kardashian.

13. Speaking of Kardashians, she didn’t back away from taking on the keepers of the E! kingdom.

14. But then there were times when she was actually…profound?

15. She gave solid advice.

50 Unforgettable Reasons "Chelsea Lately" Was The Best Late-Night Talk Show

 This was to Austin Mahone…about Taylor Swift—obvi.

16. Okay, maybe semi-solid advice.

50 Unforgettable Reasons "Chelsea Lately" Was The Best Late-Night Talk Show

17. She introduced us to words like “coslopus” and “shadoobie”

50 Unforgettable Reasons "Chelsea Lately" Was The Best Late-Night Talk Show

18. Of course, there’s her love of alcohol.

50 Unforgettable Reasons "Chelsea Lately" Was The Best Late-Night Talk Show

19. No, she really loves it.

20. She would even die for it.

21. She doesn’t trust those who don’t imbibe.

50 Unforgettable Reasons "Chelsea Lately" Was The Best Late-Night Talk Show

22. And She’s Not Afraid To Tell Them

23. Or encourage them.

24. Again, she would die for it.

50 Unforgettable Reasons "Chelsea Lately" Was The Best Late-Night Talk Show

25. She really brought the best out of her guests.

26. There’s her relationship with her “assistant,” Chuy.

27. They have a real rapport.

28. He’d do anything “Miss Chelsea” asked him to do.

29. Chelsea had a willingness to open up her life to her audience

Chelsea had a willingness to open up her life to her audience

30. She was always sex positive.

50 Unforgettable Reasons "Chelsea Lately" Was The Best Late-Night Talk Show

31. Always.

32. She was a backwards kind of role model.

50 Unforgettable Reasons "Chelsea Lately" Was The Best Late-Night Talk Show

33. She always owned up to her reputation.

50 Unforgettable Reasons "Chelsea Lately" Was The Best Late-Night Talk Show

34. And set the record straight.

50 Unforgettable Reasons "Chelsea Lately" Was The Best Late-Night Talk Show

35. She talked about the realities of celebrity.

50 Unforgettable Reasons "Chelsea Lately" Was The Best Late-Night Talk Show

36. Then, there’s her favorite insult.

  

37. She wasn’t afraid to talk about her emotions.

50 Unforgettable Reasons "Chelsea Lately" Was The Best Late-Night Talk Show

38. Or, show them.

39. She tested her staff.

40. And Herself

41. She was kind of (not really) the white Oprah.

50 Unforgettable Reasons "Chelsea Lately" Was The Best Late-Night Talk Show

42. She was never afraid to push the envelope for a joke.

43. And she had a unique take on pop culture.

50 Unforgettable Reasons "Chelsea Lately" Was The Best Late-Night Talk Show

44. She handled “animal expert” segments just like we would.

50 Unforgettable Reasons "Chelsea Lately" Was The Best Late-Night Talk Show

45. She shared our same dreams.

50 Unforgettable Reasons "Chelsea Lately" Was The Best Late-Night Talk Show

46. Our hopes.

50 Unforgettable Reasons "Chelsea Lately" Was The Best Late-Night Talk Show

47. Our feelings.

50 Unforgettable Reasons "Chelsea Lately" Was The Best Late-Night Talk Show

48. And our interests.

50 Unforgettable Reasons "Chelsea Lately" Was The Best Late-Night Talk Show

49. She was always “thoughtful.”

50 Unforgettable Reasons "Chelsea Lately" Was The Best Late-Night Talk Show

50. And she was always, unapologetically, Chelsea.

50 Unforgettable Reasons "Chelsea Lately" Was The Best Late-Night Talk Show

Cheers to you, Chels. Looks like I’ll have to get Netflix…

Credit: http://www.buzzfeed.com/bricesander/50-moments-that-will-make-us-miss-chelsea-lately-wn2y

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