In one of the most unusual hook-ups of Hollywood, rapper 50 Cent is reportedly dating comedienne Chelsea Handler.
The dating rumours surfaced after a picture of the two of them looking cosy together in a bar in New Orleans was published online.
TMZ were first to run with the picture and according to the US website the Candy Shop hitmaker and Handler were getting "very hot and heavy".
The two are both known as being controversial in their chosen fields, 50 Cent as a rapper and Handler as a late night talk show and comedienne.
"It's more of a hookup thing, whenever they are in the same town," said a source.Handler, who hosted the MTV Video Music Awards, is staying mum on the subject, promising however to address the rumours on her talk show.
Handler's controversy ratings recently shot up with the disclosure of a 'sex tape' that the 35-year-old made when she was an up and coming, struggling comedienne.