Chelsea Handler Hits Her Ex Joe Coe During Critics' Choice Monologue – Deadline

Chelsea Handler, who hosted the 29th annual Critics' Choice Awards on Sunday, praised women in film, sparred with studio executives and took some jabs at her ex-boyfriend, comedian Joe Coy, who was widely criticized for hosting the Golden Globes. A week ago.

“Thank you for laughing at that — my writers wrote it,” Handler said at one point, in the middle of a dying Golden Globes monologue last Sunday in which Coy blamed his writers, which included a joke. Barbie's bustle.

Comedian, actor and former talk show host Handler, in his second consecutive term as a Critics' Choice host, hailed 2023 as “the worst years for movies and TV,” citing sexually explicit movies. Saltburn And the poor. He joked that he personally liked older men like Harrison Ford and Robert De Niro — “men who've been around since the invention of the railroad.”

“Unfortunately, Martin Scorsese is not here tonight,” Handler continued, noting the best director nominee. Killers of the Flower Moon“But that's not going to stop me from letting everyone in this room know I'm going to toss him around like a little Italian meatball.”

He added: “Thanks for the laugh – my writers wrote it.”

“The girls won everywhere,” Handler said. “Barbie At the box office, Taylor Swift and Beyonce on their tours. Gwyneth Paltrow in that ski test.”

“This year has proven that when given the opportunity, women can show up for each other and dominate the culture. You could say it's the year of the woman,” Handler said. “I mean, women can say that. Bill Maher asked, 'Is she still talking?'

“With Barbie, Greta [Gerwig] became the highest-grossing female director of all time,” Handler said to applause. “So again, over $1.4 billion at the box office. David Zaslav is wearing a zip-up dress and traveling to St. Tropez, a very talented woman jumping in with a movie about female empowerment. He also saved the music-film-industry.

Referring to the combined actors' and writers' strikes, Handler said, “Certainly, no one has had a harder time this year than studio executives, who have been forced to go on vacation six months in a row.”

Handler, with his decision to return as a CCA host, doesn't necessarily consider award shows hostile territory. And in a Critics' Choice Awards promo, X, earlier on Twitter, promised that Handler also won't be defeated or replaced by artificial intelligence. At the pit, the handler yells “Beat it, Blondie!” with an inferior-looking AI handler replica. says that and rattles off dated notes, including the handler's long-dead dog, Chung.

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