Revisit " Sister, Sister " and more '90s TV throwbacks that need a revival now. See our picks list. Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist. Sign In. Chanel West Coast Actress. Up this week. Filmography by Job Trailers and Videos. Share this page:. Grand Theft Bros.
Chelsea Chanel Dudley  born September 1, , better known by her stage name Chanel West Coast ,  is an American television personality, rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, and model. Chanel was born in Los Angeles , California. Growing up, she spent her time living between North Hollywood with her mother and New York City with her father. Chanel was introduced to television personality Rob Dyrdek through mutual friends in ,  Shortly afterwards, Dyrdek offered Chanel a position as his receptionist while he was appearing on the MTV reality series Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory. She later became a main cast member on the series Ridiculousness , in which West Coast, along with Dyrdek and Sterling "Steelo" Brim , review online internet videos. However, she did not return to following season four's reunion special. Chanel began recording music in , and began collaborating with numerous artists. In , West Coast confirmed she had signed with Polow Da Don on his record label Zone 4 , though she later left the label without releasing any material. During this time, West Coast began releasing her own material for free download online, later recording a music video for the song "I Love Money". She also released a music video for "Been On", featuring French Montana.
Chanel West Coast confirmed it was "business casual" this week with a look that was only partially office-appropriate. The year-old rapper and "Ridiculousness" star went super-sexy with a shirtless finish as she updated her Instagram on Tuesday — racy as the photo was, it wasn't a patch on the fully topless pasties shoot that saw West Coast "just out here dodging Corona like" earlier this year. Chanel is fresh from her appearance on the "Wine and Weed" podcast. If you didn't catch the episode, you can still treat yourself to the photos. Keep scrolling for the photo. The above one caused a giant hoopla on the "Black Roses" rapper's Instagram earlier this month after the platform removed the snap — and Chanel wasted no time in reposting it. According to the rapper, the bootylicious photo showing her with three gal pals had been reported and removed for "bullying and harrassment. Tuesday's photo took things away from swimwear. The LOL Cartle founder had gone chic with a professional shoot. She'd also rocked a look adored by the likes of Khloe Kardashian.
The female rapper might be as well known for her laugh as she is for her beats. Thanks to the platform she's built, Chanel seems to live a charmed life. She runs her own clothing line, LOL Cartel , and preaches a message of positivity on her social media.
But for someone who's famous for her laugh, Chanel has had a surprisingly hard life. Behind her cheerful front, Chanel has had many sorrows and lost friends who were close to her. To make matters even worse, Chanel blamed herself for the death of one of her closest friends. Tragedy struck Chanel West Coast's young life as early as , when her ex-boyfriend, Saul Garcia, was shot and killed on December 5 of that year. The Los Angeles Police Department initially arrived to clear the scene after a shots-fired call came in. After they left, another call came in from someone saying they saw "two young men lying wounded on a grassy median next to the sidewalk," per the Los Angeles Times.
Both Garcia and Deville were 21 at the time and died shortly after being shot. Chanel was only 19 when this tragedy occurred and yet the memories of Garcia and Deville stay with her, as she often posts tributes to the two young men on Twitter around the anniversary of their passing. I can't believe you've been gone 2 years. I love u! In , Chanel tweeted : "Last week on December 5th it was the 5 year anniversary of my 2 best friends being shot to death.
In , Chanel West Coast had to deal with another unexpected death of a loved one. Chanel announced the passing of her close friend Nicole Dubos in an Instagram post on February 4, , in which Chanel shared that Nicole died of addiction.
I'm so sorry that I was so busy and consumed with my own life and career that I hadn't taken the time to call you in over a year. Chanel seemingly blamed herself for her friend's death, saying, "I should've went to rehab with you and quit smoking weed and did whatever it takes to get you on track.
But I wasn't aware how bad your addiction was and how depressed you were. Chanel also shared a tearful tribute to Nicole on Snapchat available on YouTube. She said, "I really regret not being a better friend. She added, "If you have someone in your life who is struggling with substance abuse issues, do whatever it takes to help them.
Get them off drugs, pills, get them into rehab. Do not let them die. Because I let my friend die, and I feel terrible. All rights reserved. The tragic real-life story of Chanel West Coast.