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Chelsea Handler’s Least Favorite Celebrity Interview Was With None Other Than Justin Bieber

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While promoting her new Netflix documentaries at Sundance this weekend, Chelsea Handler opened up to Variety about some of her best and worst Chelsea Lately experiences. As far as lows were concerned, the comedian called Justin Bieber out as her worst celebrity interviewee: “He was trying to flirt with me, and it was so uncomfortable,” she told the trade. “That’s his shtick, like he would come on and flirt with you, and you just felt like a child molester right away — and I was like, I don’t want to feel that way.” Makes sense. For reference, here’s some clips-or-it-didn’t-happen proof:

In the words of the great DJ Khaled, Another one:

Beliebe it or not, the good news is Handler is likely done with these pop-culture-centric E!-type interviews. After her four-part docuseries, she’s staying with Netflix to do another late-night-ish, in-your-face talk show (lighter on the celebrity angle, though). Watch Handler’s full Variety interview — in which she also discusses Chelsea Does, politics, and racism — below:

Chelsea Handler’s Worst Interview Was Bieber