BRAND NEW ON E!
So who is the new Mrs. O'Donnell? A corporate headhunter for an IT company based in New York, where the duo tied the knot, for one. But there's far more to this twosome's whirlwind romance than just Rounds' job:
Gaydar Distortion Field: At least that is how the former Queen of Nice puts it when it comes to her ladylove. "So I walked into a Starbucks in the summer and [Michelle] was holding a little puppy, and I was about to get another little puppy," O'Donnell told ABC of their first meeting.
"There's a 4-pound Pomeranian in her arms, and I thought [that she was] a 28-year-old heterosexual girl, because that's what she looked like to me," Rosie continued. "And she's a 40-year-old gay woman. My gaydar was way off. But I think if I had known that she was gay, I wouldn't have been brave enough to talk to her."
Race to the Altar: Well that was certainly fast! The duo had already been dating for a few months when they made their public debut, but just a month later there was already speculation that they were planning to get hitched.
"I think it could be in the cards. It's legal in New York. I think we've discussed it," O'Donnell told Howard Stern in October of last year. Two months later they were indeed engaged. " I'm 49, and I'm gay," Rosie said about their speedy proposal.
And Baby Makes...Seven: Rosie already has four children from her past marriage to Kelli Carpenter (Blake, Vivienne, Parker and Chelsea) and has revealed that she and her new wife and planning for another.
"She's trying to get pregnant," O'Donnell told Dr. Mehmet Oz when he appeared on her former OWN show. Per Us Weekly, Michelle is seeing a fertility doctor, attending doctor's visits with Rosie.
Through Sickness and Health: All couples say the words, but this vow rings especially true for Michelle and Rosie. Since the two met, Michelle was diagnosed with desmoids tumors and underwent surgery for the rare cancer-like illness, which was originally supposed to delay their nuptials but ended up bumping it forward.
Rosie also recently revealed that she suffered a heart attack. But the two are looking on the bright side of it all: "When we r both well enough will have the wedding of r dreams surrounded by those we cherish," Rosie wrote on her blog.
Well, mazel tov again, ladies! And we cannot wait until the big day. Well, the second big day, that is!