"He kept her close to him the whole time." Brady, 41, and Chilli, 42, previously dated for a few weeks a year ago, but put things on hold due to their busy schedules, the magazine said. Brady and Chilli, whose real name is Rozonda Thomas, have known each other for years but only recently took their friendship to the next level … The two dated briefly a year ago, but their busy schedules interfered with with their relationship.
Chilli brought Brady up on stage at her weekend concert at the MGM in Las Vegas.
comedian Wayne Brady began dating his longtime friend, TLC singer Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas, about two weeks ago, Us said Monday.
(Chilli and Lil Mama performed for a private party MGM threw for their employees.) PHOTOS: Celebrity couples in Hollywood -- the five types "It has only been two weeks but they really like each other," a source adds.
"They've been friends for years but there has always been this flirtation.
Both of them had a hard time being single, so they love dating a friend and someone in the business.
They make a really great couple."Us also says that the pair tried dating a few years ago but couldn't quite make it work due to their conflicting schedules.
The new couple were evidently spotted holding hands in Las Vegas over the weekend, an eyewitness told the mag.
Brady, 41, has been a regular on hit TV show and has one one daughter from his first marriage.
PHOTOS: Celebrity couples -- then and now "They were so cute, stopping to take pictures with fans," an eyewitness tells Us of the night out.
"He kept her close to him the whole time." Mid-show, Chilli (real name: Rozonda Thomas) also gave the Emmy-award winning star a shout-out during the set and brought him on stage.
The Columbus-born actor has had a controversial love life with two broken marriages.