BET, one of Viacom's six core networks as part of the conglomerate's rejuvenation, is taking some big swings with its upfront slate.On the scripted side, the African-American-targeted cable network has handed out a straight-to-series order for Kevin Hart-produced comedy and a variety/sketch show hosted by 50 Cent.The two are both known as being controversial in their chosen fields, 50 as a rapper and Handler as a late night talk show / comedienne. Radar Online posted stills from the video which showed Handler performing a stand-up routine but then cut sharply to grainy footage of Handler involved in a number of graphic sex acts with an unidentified male, before cutting back to her stand-up.Handler lambasted the website on her show, Chelsea Lately and insisted that the tape was made by her as part of a comedy skit.In addition to spending face time with Handler, the rapper also took the stage and did a little freestyle for the crowd. While the two may be playing coy, at least one source claims that their relationship involves more than business.
and Comedy Central — and as the cabler is refining its focus to showcase the power of black culture."Everyone, calm down," the comedian tweeted on Wednesday night. As for why 50 Cent was in the Los Angeles area, the rap artist tweeted Wednesday that he was "on my way to LA for a film meeting," and included a photo of himself getting on a plane.Photos of 50 and Chelsea chatting at New Orleans' Blue Nile jazz bar were posted on TMZ on Monday (October 4). But before 50 got cozy with Chelsea, dude knocked out a live freestyle set with a local band at the club.Chelsea Handler and 50 Cent were spotted at a New Orleans bar last weekend, which quickly got everyone wondering if there was something romantic going on between the funny lady and the rapper. Handler has now weighed in on those rumors in a new Twitter post. There's nothing to report yet, I'll let you know if there is." As for Fiddy, well, he kept pretty mum when paparazzi cameras caught up to him this week outside of Mr. When asked about the alleged date his only comment was a smile and a little belly laugh.