Chelsea wasted little time establishing the tone, telling Rimes, “Welcome to my show: I know that you’ve seen me talking sh*t about you on the show.”
“I watched your show religiously I was bawling my eyes out and I was watching … and I was watching your show thinking I could get a laugh out of it, instead I was laughing at you laughing at me,” Rimes said, adding it was the “first time [she] could laugh and cry at the same time.
“Those are great memories for me,” Rimes said.
“Well, your divorce was great memories for me too,” Chelsea said.
The How Do I Live singer, known for her super-slim figure and marriage to actor Eddie Cibrian, complained to Handler about the presence of paparazzi every time she dons a bikini.
“I am on the damn beach, for God’s sake … they follow us everywhere, it’s quite annoying,” Rimes said, adding speculation about her figure is erroneously based on what people remember for her as a pudgy child.
“I was fat … and I grew up,” Rimes said.
Rimes was on to promote her new album, Ladies and Gentlemen, in which she will cover all songs originally sung by men.