Chelsea Handler Breaks Silence On 50 Cent Date

Late night talk show host Chelsea Handler has finally broken her silence on being spotted with rap star 50 Cent last weekend in New Orleans.
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Hitting up Twitter, Handler said their date was strictly business-related.

"Everyone, calm down. I met with mr. Cent about a potential project. There's nothing to report yet, ill let you know if there is.," Handler tweeted Wednesday (October 6). (Chelsea Handler's Twitter)

Yesterday, 50 Cent was asked about his relationship with Handler by a paparazzi

With everyone talking about his new rumored romance, 50 Centtook refuge where everyone goes to avoid the spotlight -- Mr. Chow in Bev Hills -- and then dropped a huge clue about Chelsea Handler. As TMZ first reported, the two got reeeeeally up close and personal at a bar in New Orleans this weekend -- but yesterday, when photogs asked about the hook-up, dude cracked a huge, mysterious smile. They're totally together, right?? (TMZ)

A source close to 50 and Handler confirmed they were an item this week.

No joke: Chelsea Handler and 50 Cent are dating, a source confirms to The unexpected pair were photographed looking romantic at a New Orleans bar on Sunday. "It's been going on awhile," the source says of the comedienne and the rapper, both 35. "It's more of a hookup thing -- whenever they are in the same town." 50 Cent's rep had no comment. A rep for the Chelsea Lately host tells Us, "She saves all her comments for her own show." (Us Magazine)

This week, a source from Handler's camp said she is not dating 50, however, would not turn down an opportunity.

"They haven't hooked up, but she's open to it," an inside source tells E! News of the dynamic duo, both 35. Chelsea is having fun with all the speculation, though, posting this suggestive pic on herTwitter yesterday. (E! Online)