updated 11/02/2009 AT 1:00 PM ET
•originally published 11/02/2009 AT 2:00 PM ET
Sherri Shepherd’s ready to tackle another major goal with a little help from her co-hosts on The View: She’s looking to find lasting love.
After successfully answering last summer’s challenge to slim down enough to don a sexy swimsuit, Shepherd, 42, told PEOPLE at the premiere of her new film Precious at the AFI Audi Film Festival that her next challenge may be a quest for a relationship. “I’d probably like a husband to find me – a man to find me, she said. I’m available now!