By Adam Markovitz
Updated October 07, 2010 at 02:11 PM EDT

Image Credit: Jason Merritt/WireImage.comFirst, there was 50 Cent’s flirty appearance on Chelsea Lately last December. (Handler later told a radio host that the rapper asked her out after the show.) Then he openly tweeted his affection. Finally, the two were spotted getting cozy at a New Orleans bar. So is it official already? Are Chelsea and 50 sitting in the proverbial tree?

Sadly, no.

“Everyone, calm down,” Handler tweeted early this morning. “I met with mr. Cent about a potential project. There’s nothing to report yet, ill let you know if there is.”

Okay, so love isn’t in the air. But what kind of project could we be talking about? Handler and 50 both have diverse portfolios: TV, movies, music, books, fragrance, etc. The options are limitless. Maybe a co-sponsored vodka brand? A musical duet? A he-said-she-said talk show?

How would you like to see Handler and 50 Cent team up?

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