Rosie O’Donnell is engaged to police officer Elizabeth Rooney: Report

Love is in the air! Rosie O’Donnell is engaged to her girlfriend of nearly one year, Elizabeth Rooney, Radar Online reports.

According to the website, the Emmy winner, 56, quietly proposed to the police officer, 33, over the summer, but they decided to keep the news under wraps for a while due to Rooney’s job. A rep for O’Donnell tells Us Weekly, “They are together.”

O’Donnell first revealed that she had a new girlfriend in November 2017. “I am in love. It’s the first time I’ve ever dated someone younger than me, and it’s a very trippy thing,” she gushed on SiriusXM’s The Howard Stern Show.

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“I get along with her so well. It’s kind of fascinating,” she continued. “The one thing that she doesn’t know? [Barbra] Streisand. I made her watch Funny Girl. She’s like, ‘It was good.’ I’m like, ‘Come on!’”

At the time, the former View cohost said that she did not see herself walking down the aisle again.

“I will not, ever,” she insisted during the radio interview. “I would rather stay in it for love and not deal with lawyers if, God forbid, it doesn’t work out.”

A source later confirmed to Us Weekly exclusively that the couple met at a theater benefit, but did not cross paths again until a year later when they attended the same event.

O’Donnell was previously married to Kelli Carpenter from 2004 to 2007, and Michelle Rounds from 2012 to 2016. She has four children with Carpenter: Parker, 23, Chelsea, 21, Blake, 18, and Vivienne, 15. She also shared daughter Dakota, 5, with Rounds, who died by suicide at the age of 46 in September 2017.

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NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 13: (Exclusive Coverage) Rosie O'Donnell (R) and fiancee Michelle Rounds pose backstage at the hit musical 'Porgy and Bess' on Broadway at The Richard Rogers Theater on January 13, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
Rosie O'Donnell (L) arrives with her wife Michelle Rounds for the American Theatre Wing's 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York, June 8, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
Actress Rosie O'Donnell (R) arrives with Michelle Rounds to attend the National Board of Review Awards Gala in New York, January 10, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 20: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Rosie O'Donnell and Michelle Rounds pose backstage at the hit musical 'Lysistrata Jones' on Broadway at The Walter Kerr Theater on December 20, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: Michelle Rounds and wife Rosie O'Donnell pose at The Opening Night of 'The Real Thing' on Broadway at American Airlines Theatre on October 30, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 08: Rosie O'Donnell, Michelle Rounds attend American Theatre Wing's 68th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 09: Michelle Rounds and wife Rosie O'Donnell attend the 'Taboo:Ten Years Later' reunion concert at 54 Below on February 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 25: Michelle Rounds and Rosie O'Donnell attend Rosie's Theater Kids 10th Anniversary Gala at The New York Marriott Marquis on September 25, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 23: Rosie O'Donnell and Michelle Rounds attend 2013 Passing It On: An Evening Of Mentorship To Benefit Rosie's Theater Kids at The Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theater on April 23, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Pont/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 19: Rosie O'Donnell (L) and wife Michelle Rounds attend the 2012 Abingdon Theatre Company Gala at Espace on November 19, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 14: Rosie O'Donnell and Michelle Rounds attend the 'Life's Essentials With Ruby Dee' screening at The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture on November 14, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Pont/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 15: (L-R) Rosie O'Donnell and Michelle Rounds attend Rosie O'Donnell's Annual Building Dreams For Kids Gala at The New York Marriott Marquis on October 15, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 01: Michelle Rounds and Rosie O'Donnell attend Escape To Total Rewards at Union Station on March 1, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Caesars Entertainment)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 10: Michelle Rounds and Rosie O'Donnell attend the 2011 National Board of Review Awards gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on January 10, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
MIAMI, FL - NOVEMBER 24: Rosie O'Donnell (L) and Michelle Rounds attend the 4th Annual Thanksgiving 'Feed a Friend at Bongos on November 24, 2011 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by John Parra/Getty Images)
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