Stars at the Shore: Chuy Bravo
By Veronica Dudo
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J (CBS) – Before Hurricane Sandy hits the Jersey Shore, many in the Halloween spirit donned costumes at the Pool After Dark’s Halloween bash in Atlantic City this weekend.
Chuy Bravo best known for being Chelsea Handler’s sidekick on the E! late night comedy talk show Chelsea Lately hosted the party at Harrah’s Resort.
Before heading into the club, Bravo posed on the red carpet and gushed about Atlantic City, “Oh my God, it’s amazing! It’s the second time I’ve been here and I just love it; it’s beautiful. I love the venue and the people here,” he said.
Chelsea Lately has been on the air for five years. A spin-off, After Lately debuted in 2011. When asked what’s it’s really like to work with Lately he answered, “She is very intelligent and she treats us all the same.”
As her assistant, Bravo is a regular and sits in his own chair near the edge of the studio’s stage for the show churning out one-liners. He says he landed the dream job thanks to a friend recalling, “You meet people through people and I had a friend and they introduced me to her and she liked me and we started working together.”
Bravo says he loves his job especially meeting celebrities like Jennifer Aniston, “She’s so beautiful and she’s always great when she comes to the show,” he said.
As for who he would like to see make a visit to Chelsea Latley he says, “Clint Eastwood, he’s one of my favorites.”
In addition to his duties on the talk show, Bravo says be on the lookout for a new project he’s working on that’s sure to be a tasty treat.
“Right now, I’m working on it; I’m coming out with chips and salsa!” said Bravo.