host, 35, a self-described animal lover who adopted her mutt Chunk from a shelter last year, is dating Animal Planet star Dave Salmoni, 34.Dave has visited Chelsea's Marina del Rey, Calif., condo on numerous occasions, and an insider tells SCENE QUEENS, "Chelsea and Dave are really cute together; he absolutely adores her.They're really happy and love to laugh." Chelsea and her longtime boyfriend of four years, Ted Harbert, cooled things off in January of this year.Not an easy split for the two, Harbert is President and CEO of Comcast, which owns E!
) Dave has visited Chelsea‘s Marina del Rey, Calif., condo on numerous occasions and he even follows her on Twitter! Leave it to funny lady Chelsea Handler to make a joke out of her relationship status.During her monologue on "Chelsea Lately" Wednesday night, the comedienne hinted that her short-lived relationship with Animal Planet star Dave Salmoni is over."I have been working for the E!So I've decided to consult for other networks.""Up until a couple weeks ago, I was working very intimately with the Animal Planet, but unfortunately, that contract was terminated," she continued."However, I enjoyed being in bed with them and may hook up for an occasional project."When asked about Handler's current romantic status, her rep told Us Magazine.com, "She saves all commentary about her personal life for her own show."Handler, who ended her relationship with Comcast CEO Ted Harbert earlier this year, confirmed that she was dating Salmoni, 34, during a July 21 appearance on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.""He's really cute," she said.Dave Salmoni is a Canadian entertainer, animal trainer, television producer, and entertainer.