“I will all the time champion for her and he or she’ll all the time champion for me”
Jo Koy feels good about transferring from exes to buddies with Chelsea Handler.
The 51-year-old spoke to Leisure Tonight on the purple carpet for his new film “Easter Sunday” and revealed the place the previous couple stand with their relationship since breaking apart final month.
“We’re nice buddies and that is the way it will all the time be,” Koy revealed. “I will all the time champion for her and he or she’ll all the time champion for me — and we’re gonna win, everybody wins.”
The comic famous that their renewed standing of friendship felt “nice.” He defined, “It is all the time been that approach, so it is the following chapter.”
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After their break up final month, Koy claimed that “the love remains to be there,” whereas chatting with TMZ about how they have been dealing with calling it quits.
“All the pieces’s good. We’re taking a break,” he mentioned. “We’re nice buddies, we have all the time been nice buddies. The love remains to be there.”
Though he kept away from revealing who had initiated the break up, Koy revealed that the exes have been nonetheless in contact.
Handler first revealed how the 2 had remodeled their friendship into one thing romantic throughout an episode of her podcast “Expensive Chelsea” final October.
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The 46-year-old recalled how Koy had reached out to her to put in writing a “blurb” for his guide “Combined Plate,” and added that they hadn’t spoken “in years.” The 2 then “began speaking” and even had a “enjoyable” night time at Handler’s outdated home.
The previous “Chelsea” host then went snowboarding in Whistler, Canada for a couple of months. Koy later got here to Canada as properly, however he was capturing a film in Vancouver. The pair FaceTimed, however “did not see one another” in particular person for “about 4 months.”
“The minute we have been each again in LA, we have been like, ‘Let’s go to dinner,'” Koy mentioned, with Handler noting that it was “very natural.”
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And issues took a flip when the Handler had a present in Las Vegas and Koy got here to see her.
“You walked in and I simply bear in mind seeing him and being like, ‘Oh, oh. OK. Wait a second. One thing’s occurring right here,'” Handler recalled, including that Koy was “so attentive” that night time.
After they returned to Los Angeles the next day, the 2 went out and had a “actually enjoyable night time.” Handler mentioned she then “made a transfer.”
“First I mentioned, ‘Do you wish to maintain my hand?’ whereas we have been driving and also you have been like, ‘Sure,'” she mentioned to Koy. “Then we bought again to my home and I made a transfer and mentioned, ‘Pay attention, let’s get this present on the highway already.'”