Rosie O’Donnell engaged to Worcester police officer

Angelo Anderson
October 23, 2018

The actress is engaged to her girlfriend, Elizabeth Rooney, O'Donnell's rep confirms to ET.

"It's been great. I think she's a wonderful woman", the star said of her new 33-year-old fiancee, a former Army veteran and boxer.

"Elizabeth is in the police force so she tries to keep a lot of those details on the low", the source said.

The cop did so with the help of Instagram as she shared a photo of her stunning diamond engagement ring, which looks to be at least six carats. "Yes", she wrote, adding an engagement ring emoji and a heart. The pair have been publicly dating since November of 2017, but have been seeing one another from afar - making this news even more of a pleasant surprise!


"She lives in Boston now, and I live here in NY, [so] it's been a long-distance thing", said O'Donnell, who also bragged about Rooney being an undefeated boxer during her time of service. On Monday, O'Donnell told People of her relationship, "It's been a long-distance thing". "She's like, 'I was in the Army! She's a pretty unbelievable young woman".

O'Donnell said that the age difference between them - 23 years - is no issue for Rooney. "I put my life on the line every day you think I don't know who I want to date?" She has a lot of good points'.

The comedian made the announcement on Monday in an interview with People, however, she said they decided it's best for the wedding to be "a long time in the future".

Other reports by Iphone Fresh

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