Rosie O’Donnell and Michelle Rounds Engaged


She  broke the news to her audience today in Chicago  during a break set aside for
commercials during the taping of her  new show, at the Harpo Studios.

Rosie did not say if it would be a civil union in the state of Illinois or just what the plans would be.

On Friday, she posted a photo of Michelle Rounds
on her Instagram page with the word “love.” She also Tweeted a link –
this time with the caption “happy – in love” – of her new fiancée the
same day.

The lesbian couple met at a Starbucks. In October, O’Donnell joked
that her “gaydar was way off” because she thought Rounds was
heterosexual and just 28 years old, when really she is a gay woman and

“It’s fun and very exciting,” O’Donnell recently said about the relationship. “I did not expect it.”