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Last Update on August 27, 2014 07:07 GMT


LOS ANGELES (AP) -- 50 Cent and Miley Cyrus helped Chelsea Handler with her finale on E! Handler ended her seven-year run with a live version of "Chelsea Lately" last night. The show included performances from Fiddy and Cyrus. There was also an all-star parody of "We are the World" that included Gwen Stefani, Avril Lavigne and Dave Grohl. Handler is moving to Netflix, where her new show is set to debut in 2016.


<<CUT ..001 (08/27/14)>> 00:16 "was high school (laughs)"

Chelsea Handler

Chelsea Handler opens her final show on E!. COURTESY: E! ((mandatory on-air credit))

<<CUT ..002 (08/27/14)>> 00:14 "everybody loves you"

Ellen DeGeneres and Chelsea Handler

In a bit on the finale of "Chelsea Lately," Ellen DeGeneres confronts Chelsea Handler in the shower. COURTESY: E! ((mandatory on-air credit))

<<CUT ..003 (08/27/14)>> 00:05 "even care anymore (laughs)"

Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston is part of a mock intervention for Chelsea Handler. COURTESY: E! ((mandatory on-air credit))

<<CUT ..004 (08/27/14)>> 00:15 "it's just sad (2nd reference; laughs)"

Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston jokes that Chelsea Handler has hygiene issues. COURTESY: E! ((mandatory on-air credit))

<<CUT ..005 (08/27/14)>> 00:25 ""

All-star "We are the World" parody

All-star "We are the World" parody, during "Chelsea Lately" finale. COURTESY: E! ((mandatory on-air credit))


UNDATED (AP) -- It's splitsville for Neil Young. Rolling Stone reports Young has filed for divorce from Pegi Young, his wife of 36 years. She was a frequent musical collaborator and the inspiration for many of his love songs. Listen to "Such a Woman," "Unknown Legend" or "Once an Angel" and you'll be hearing about Pegi. Divorce papers were filed last month in San Mateo, California. Rolling Stone says a rep for Neil Young had no comment.


PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Miley Cyrus' date is a wanted man. Cyrus took a young homeless man to the MTV Video Music Awards Sunday. Court records show 22-year-old Jesse Helt was busted for criminal mischief and criminal trespass in 2010, when he was 18. An arrest warrant was issued in November 2011 after he violated probation. He gained worldwide attention when Cyrus let him accept her award for video of the year. He used the platform to call attention to the issue of youth homelessness.


NEW YORK (AP) -- With no twerk, there was no perk in the ratings for MTV's Video Music Awards Sunday. Last year, Miley Cyrus' twerking had people talking and tweeting. This year, the Nielsen ratings show fewer viewers watching the VMAs. Nielsen figures show nearly 8.3 million people watched the VMAs live on Sunday. That compares to more than 10 mil who watched a year ago.


LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Ludacris has been doing more acting than recording lately --- but he isn't giving up on music. He was honored recently at the BMI R-and-B/Hip-Hop Awards with the group's highest honor -- the President's Award. The award is a nod to Ludacris for his career achievement and his global influence on culture and the entertainment industry. Ludacris says he's "about to get right back to the music." He says it's his "first love" and what brought him success. During the ceremony, the broadcast rights organization also recognized the songwriters of the Billboard number-one singles on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Hot Rap Songs charts over the past year.


<<CUT ..010 (08/27/14)>> 00:07 "other than Ludacris"

Mike O'Neill, president and CEO of Broadcast Music, Inc.

Broadcast Music President and CEO Mike O'Neill announces Ludacris as the winner of the top BMI award.

<<CUT ..011 (08/27/14)>> 00:08 "faith right there"


Ludacris thanks BMI for honoring him for his music, even though he hasn't been in a recording studio lately.

<<CUT ..012 (08/27/14)>> 00:05 "first place, right"


Ludacris says even though he's been doing more acting than recording, he's not giving up on music.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Ellen DeGeneres wants to know why she was never a guest on Chelsea Handler's talk show.

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US economy forecast to grow by 1.5 percent in 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Congressional Budget Office is forecasting that the U.S. economy will grow by just 1.5 percent in 2014, undermined by a poor performance during the first three months of the year.

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