Chelsea Handler On Her Abortion: "These Are Things People Shouldn't Be Dishonest About"

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In an interview in which she ranted about reality shows, Chelsea Handler revealed that she had an abortion when she was a teenager. “We need to be focusing on other things,” she told the New York Times. “We’re seeking out such grossness in human behavior and want such mindless entertainment. The Real Housewives of Atlanta and some of these other shows are just racist. Or 16 and Pregnant. Getting rewarded for being pregnant when you’re a teenager? Are you serious? I mean, that makes me want to kill somebody.” Handler went on to say: “I had an abortion when I was 16. Because that’s what I should have done. Otherwise I would now have a 20-year-old kid. Those are things that people shouldn’t be dishonest about.” [Perez, The Hollywood Gossip, The New York Times]

Chelsea Handler also says: “I don’t know if I’m going to be what people call mainstream, ever… My personality is just too obnoxious.” [NY Times]

Sad news, guys: Chris Meloni will not return for the 13th season of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Detective Stabler is hanging up his badge. He’s left the building. Over and out. (Maybe now is a good time to watch some old episodes of Oz?) [TV Line]

Lady Gaga is a Monster Goddess on the new issue of Rolling Stone. [The Life Files]

Maria Shriver will probably file for divorce this week. [ET]

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  • Hey, Usher: XYZ. [TMZ]
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