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Rosie O'Donnell and her girlfriend, Michelle Rounds, are engaged.

O'Donnell's publicist and a spokesman for the Oprah Winfrey Network said the host of "The Rosie Show" told her studio audience about the engagement Monday during a commercial break. The Emmy Award-winning talk show host's new program debuted in September. She tapes in Winfrey's former Chicago studio.

Rounds, 40, is a headhunter for an information technology company. O'Donnell, 49, is a mother of four and was previously married.

O'Donnell's publicist said a wedding date hasn't been set.

Smirnoff will end his Branson run, go on tour

Comedian Yakov Smirnoff said 2012 will be his last full season performing in Branson, Mo. The comedian, 60, said in a release Monday he plans to tour the U.S. in 2013 with his stand-up comedy show. Next year will be his 20th season performing the Yakov LIVE! production. The Russian became famous in the 1980s for his observations about life in the U.S.

‘Robocop' star joining ‘Star Trek' sequel

'Robocop' actor Peter Weller is joining the cast of director J.J. Abrams' big-screen 'Star Trek' sequel.

An APA talent agency spokesman for Weller said Monday the actor's role is a principal one in the film, but details were being kept under wraps.

The second 'Star Trek' film will include the return of stars Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto. The film is set for a May 2013 premiere.

E! host Rancic to have double mastectomy

Six weeks after revealing she has breast cancer, E! News host Giuliana Rancic said she will have a double mastectomy. Rancic, 37, made the announcement Monday on NBC's 'Today' show.

Rancic said it was not an easy decision but was the best for her. She plans to have the surgery next week and hopes to be recovered by New Year's Eve, when she and her husband, Bill, plan to be in Times Square.

She and former partner Kelli Carpenter publicly wed in San Francisco in 2004, two weeks after the mayor authorized granting marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The licenses were later voided by the California Supreme Court.

Smirnoff said he will continue to live in the southwest Missouri resort town of Branson. He also plants to stay active in the community and in his theater.

Weller's sci-fi credentials include the 'Robocop' films and the TV series 'Odyssey 5.' He has guest-starred on shows including 'Dexter,' 'Fringe' and 'Psych.'

His directing credits include 'Monk' and the TV movie 'Elmore Leonard's Gold Coast.'