Michelle Collins is an American comedian and talk show host. Collins made her start as the managing editor of VH1’s pop culture website bestweekever.tv. The site earned her two Webby Awards for Best Celebrity Fan Blog. In 2009, Michelle won the ECNY Award for Best Female Standup Comedian in New York, and in the same year she was featured as a “Comedian to Watch” in the magazine YRB. In 2010, Collins won LOGO’s NewNowNext Award for “Breakout Comic.” In 2010, Collins joined as a co-host on the new LOGO/VH1 show The Gossip Queens. On July 13, 2015, Collins was announced as a permanent co-host on The View. Before coming to The View, Collins made regular appearances as a panelist on Chelsea Lately, The Joy Behar Show, The Tyra Banks Show, and various VH1 productions. She also had her own web talk show, Martini Minute, on which she has interviewed celebrities such as Adam Lambert, New Kids on the Block, Travie McCoy, and Jessica Simpson.