August 2, 2010
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The Chelsea Lately host is dating Animal Planet's predator expert, Dave Salmoni.
According to the New York Post, Chelsea Handler and Into the Wild animal trainer and predator expert, Dave Salmoni are an item. Although the E! star recently broke up with her longtime boyfriend, Ted Harbert, it seems it didn't take long for Handler to get back in the game. Is Chelsea Handler Available?
In fact, the outspoken TV personality and author, even made the first move with Salmoni. According to an insider, Handler "had a massive crush" on the Animal Planet star and made sure he knew.
"Chelsea put it out there that she liked Dave, and he responded. She thinks it's pretty funny that she's dating a predator expert," the friend tells the Post. The Hottest 30 Celebrities In Their 30s
Salmoni, who regularly risks his life for his Animal Planet series, is a marked change from Chelsea's ex, who happens to be CEO of Comcast Entertainment Group, which oversees E! Entertainment Television the home of Handler's late night talk show, Chelsea Lately. Still, friends say Handler and Salmoni make a "great couple".
With Handler's quick wit and no-nonsense personality, we're thinking Salmoni's expertise in dealing with predators will come in handy. And hey, if he can spend a week living with a pack of lions, he just might be able to hold his own with the tought-as-nails late night host, who's known for being able to really dish it.
Via New York Post. Photo via Bauer-Griffin.
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