Rosie O’Donnell‘s fiancée Elizabeth Rooney debuted her huge diamond sparkler on Instagram hours after the comedian confirmed news of the couple’s engagement.
Rooney, 33, shared a photo of her massive emerald-cut diamond ring, which is surrounded by a halo of diamonds and set on a split-shank band, while holding a celebratory drink in her hand. “Y E S ???,” she
captioned the shot.
coy about her relationship status with Rooney, O’Donnell, 56, officially confirmed their engagement to PEOPLE on Monday night at the 15th-anniversary celebration of her organization, Rosie’s Theater Kids in New York City.
However, she revealed their wedding date won’t be happening anytime soon.
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“This is a long time in the future. We both decided that that would be best,” O’Donnell said.
View co-host described her fiancée as a “wonderful woman,” and revealed the two have been dating from different cities since they went public in November 2017.
“She lives in Boston now and I live here in New York. It’s been a long-distance thing. It’s been great. I think she’s a wonderful woman,” said O’Donnell, who proudly praised Rooney for being an Army veteran and an undefeated boxer during her time of service.
“She’s very much an equal, she’s very much her own person and loves what she does. She’s a pretty unbelievable young woman,” the star added.
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Earlier this month, O’Donnell coyly seemed to confirm
Radar Online’s report of an engagement when she subtlety changed her Instagram bio. Rooney’s page also changed, and now includes the letter “R” followed by a diamond ring emoji.
Before her relationship with Rooney, O’Donnell was married to
Michelle Rounds, who died of apparent suicide in September 2017 at age 46. They share one daughter, Dakota, 5.
The comedian also has four other children — son Parker, 23, son Blake, 18, and daughter Vivienne, 15, and 21-year-old
estranged daughter Chelsea — with ex-wife Kelli Carpenter-O’Donnell.
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GINA RODRIGUEZ & JOE LOCICERO
LALA KENT & RANDALL EMMETT
Randall pulled out all the stops when he proposed to his?
?fiancée Lala during her birthday getaway to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. He popped the?question?with a?6-carat ring that featured?circular pavé ring of diamonds around the edge and even?
?pavé diamonds along the band which totaled $150,000. Celebrity jeweler Richie Rich?
?that?Randall wanted to keep the?design?"clean and classy" because "that’s the type of lady that [Lala] is."?
KYLE COOKE & AMANDA BATULA
There was no summertime sadness for the stars of Bravo's?
popped the question
?to his girlfriend of two years with a?two-and-a-half carat diamond engagement ring, cushion cut on a split shank band from N.Y.C.-based jeweler?
. Amanda gave him a few examples of the type of design she wanted and
revealed to PEOPLE
, "It’s beautiful. He did a good job. I look down at it and still can’t believe it’s my ring on my finger."
KARLIE KLOSS & JOSHUA KUSHNER
A few weeks after her longtime beau, Joshua,?
popped the question
?during a romantic weekend together in upstate New York, the supermodel showed off her?
new diamond on Instagram
?— while she was getting hair and makeup done on set. "This poor make up artist is gonna kill me," she wrote as she flashed the camera a glimpse of her cushion-cut diamond ring.
KATHARINE MCPHEE & DAVID FOSTER
emerald-cut diamond with pavé band
?is special to the singer for two reasons. Not only is it the ring her soon-to-be-husband proposed with, but it's also the last thing she and her late father talked about before his recent passing. "My ring was the last thing I showed my dad before he passed and makes me smile when I look at this as a reminder of our last conversation," she wrote on
HAILEY BALDWIN & JUSTIN BIEBER
Just like Justin's
romantic proposal in the Bahamas
, he didn't skimp on any details when it came to Hailey's?custom diamond sparkler. He worked with N.Y.C.-based jeweler,?
Solow & Co.
?on the ring (which boasts 6 to 10 carats!) to create a design that "gracefully accentuate Hailey’s beautifully shaped hands,"
says jeweler?Jack Solow
. "Justin gave this a lot of thought. When I saw him, I think he was very happy about what we did together. He was in a very good head space for the decision he was making,” Solow recalls.
IZABEL GOULART & KEVIN TRAPP
ARIANA GRANDE & PETE DAVIDSON
DEVON WINDSOR & JOHNNY DEX
The Victoria's Secret model had a?
heavenly ?proposa l
?thanks to her boyfriend of two years, Dex. First, they flew over a private beach in the Bahamas that had the words "Marry Me?" written in the sand. Then he popped?the question with an enormous oval-cut diamond set on a simple thin band. "I’m the luckiest woman in the world," she wrote on Instagram.
JENNA JOHNSON & VALENTIN CHMERKOVSKIY
Dancing with the Star
?pros are about to tie the knot!?Chmerkovskiy?
got down on one knee during a trip to Venice, Italy
?and popped the question with a Jacob & Co. rectangular cushion-cut diamond with?a diamond halo and a pavé diamond band that took him a month to co-design with the jeweler!?
BRITTANY CARTWRIGHT & JAX TAYLOR
After briefly breaking up at the end of season 6, the?
stars are back together — and engaged! Jax popped the question with a
3-carat?cushion-cut halo diamond engagement ring
from celebrity L.A.-based jeweler Kyle Chan Design. Brittany gushed over the ring calling it "gorgeous" and Jax said the final design was "absolutely flawless."
TARAJI P. HENSON & KELVIN HAYDEN
CHERYL BURKE & MATTHEW LAWRENCE
Dancing with the Stars
' Cheryl Burke
showed off the massive round-cut sparkler
given to her by fiancé Matthew Lawrence on none other than her 34th birthday.?“OMG! So far so good for 34! #amilliontimesyes #imengaged #herecomesthebride,” Burke wrote on
LEA MICHELE & ZANDY REICH
Someone's certainly feeling?
Lea Michele announced her engagement to boyfriend Zandy Reich
by posting a photo to Instagram of herself covering her face with her new four-carat diamond engagement ring. After a year of dating, Reich popped the question with a ring that he designed with Leor?Yerushalmi and The Jewelers of Las Vegas. Michele captioned the shot with a simple "Yes" and an engagement ring emoji.?
KAYLA ITSINES & TOBI PEARCE
BBG! (Big, Blinding Gem!) The co-founders of the ultra-popular Bikini Body Guides announced their engagement by sharing a photo of Kayla's
sparkling cushion-cut diamond ring
with diamond-encrusted band. "We have been together for 5 and a half years now, and I cannot wait for the many years and memories to come," she captioned the photo.?
AMY SCHUMER & CHRIS FISCHER
KATE GRIGORIEVA & ANTON SHUNIN
TONI BRAXTON & BIRDMAN
Toni Braxton’s been spotted wearing a giganic diamond sparkler on her ring finger for weeks sparking engagement rumors to rapper boyfriend Birdman, but the 50-year-old singer finally confirmed
the exciting news
“I have an announcement to make. I’m engaged!” the
in a teaser for the new season of her?WE TV show,?
Braxton Family Values.?
STEVE-O & LUX WRIGHT
star was quite the opposite when he proposed to his longtime girlfriend with a ring that,
as he said
, was "not half-ass, but it’s not obnoxious."
CAITRIONA BALFE & TONY MCGILL
HUNTER MCGRADY & BRIAN KEYS
ALEXA RAY JOEL & RYAN GLEASON
Christie Brinkley and Billy Joel's daughter Alexa Ray Joel rang in 2018 with an engagement! The 32-year-old's boyfriend Ryan Gleason romantically popped the question with an emerald-cut
during a beachside sunset just days after Joel's birthday.?
“So I was completely taken off-guard, dumbstruck, and shell-shocked- and FOR ONCE in my life, I had absolutely no words, and I couldn’t speak,” Joel wrote in her Instagram announcement. “I just kept staring at this ridiculously exquisite ring — and he was just hysterically laughing at me!!!”?
EVA MARCILLE & MICHAEL STERLING
PRINCE HARRY & MEGHAN MARKLE
proposed to his actress girlfriend with a meaningful ring
which - well, we'll just let him describe it: “The ring is – is obviously yellow gold because that’s what – her favorite and the main stone itself I sourced from Botswana and the – the little diamonds either side are from my mother’s jewelry collection to make sure that she’s with us on this – on this crazy journey together,”
he said in a post-engagement interview
. Added Markle, "It’s beautiful, and he designed it, it’s incredible."
CHANEL IMAN & STERLING SHEPHARD
KALEY CUOCO & KARL COOK
Kaley's birthday ended with a "bang" when her?professional equestrian fiancé
popped the question
on her 32nd birthday with a?pear-shaped diamond ring. Kaley shared an emotional
video of her reaction to the?proposal. "Still crying," she wrote, "Every part of this night has been perfection just like you
I love you forever!"
RUTINA WESLEY & CHEF SHONDA
CAROLINE WOZNIACKI & DAVID LEE
CAMILLE GRAMMER & DAVID C. MEYER
She may no longer be a
Real Housewife of Beverly Hills,
but she's still got a jewelry collection befitting of one - including this halo-set round stunner from her lawyer love (
and new fiancé
JANEL PARRISH & CHRIS LONG
Pretty Little Liars actress said yes when her boyfriend Chris Long popped the question while on a walk with their dog. Parrish took to Instagram to make the announcement with a sweet photo of them kissing while showing off her giant emerald-cut diamond ring set on a rose gold band.
“Went to the park for a stroll with [our dog] Klee and came back with a fiancé. I get to marry my best friend and I’m over the moon. I love you @c_long,” Parrish captioned the photo.
JOE JONAS & SOPHIE TURNER
MALIN AKERMAN & JACK DONNELLY
that she'd "keep him around for a bit" after her beau proposed with a halo-set round stone.
ROSE LESLIE & KIT HARINGTON
SCOTTY MCCREERY & GABI DUGAL
took his high school sweetheart, Gabi Dugal, on a hike to their favorite mountain top where he got down on one knee to
pop the question
. McCreery helped design the gorgeous ring himself, which features an oval-cut diamond with a pavé-encrusted band.?
MILES TELLER & KELEIGH SPERRY
The longtime couple had a "wild" ride during their South African safari when Teller?
popped the question
?with a?spectacular, large square-cut diamond with pavé-encrusted band.?
MERYL DAVIS AND FEDOR ANDREEV
The Olympic ice dancing gold medalist announced her?
?to former figure skater (and son of her longtime skating coach) on?
?with a close-up shot of her gorgeous square-cut canary yellow diamond ring.?
FELICITY JONES & CHARLES GUARD
?to her director fiancé in May, the actress finally
in her gigantic round-cut diamond ring set on a thin gold band at the?
's Women of the Year Awards.?
KATIE CASSIDY & MATTHEW RODGERS
?to boyfriend?Matthew Rodgers during a romantic couples getaway to the?East African island of Mauritius. And he popped the question with a truly spectacular?
. She showed off the sparkler on?
?writing, "I can't wait to spend forever with you my darling!! I'm the luckiest girl in the whole world."
EMILY VANCAMP & JOSH BOWMAN
After playing husband and wife on-screen, the former Revenge co-stars are planning on tying the knot in real life, with VanCamp showing off her new sparkling solitaire in a post on Instagram.
CHIARA FERRAGNI & FEDEZ
The only thing more jaw-dropping than
The Blonde Salad
solitaire diamond ring
is the story of her epic proposal. Chiara's Italian rapper fiancé,?Fedez,?serenaded her during a concert in Verona?and got down on one knee in front of the entire arena. Swoon!
DULé HILL AND JAZMYN SIMON
actor Dulé Hill went all out with his proposal to actress Jazmyn Simon. The star popped the question with a giant oval cut diamond with a simple, clean band, and then surpried?his future wife with mimosas and a romantic hot air balloon trip.?
"Step by step, hand in hand, you & me, lock & key. #IAintNoFool#SheSaidYes #041417#ItWasAREALLYGoodFriday#ForeverGrateful#WeGonRentTheMoonAndFillItWithRosé #ILoveYouJaz #??????" Hill
his collection of photos on Instagram of the engagement.?
MARTIN LAWRENCE AND ROBERTA MORADFAR
popped the question to his now-fiancée
, an aesthetic nurse practitioner, with a Big Momma of a ring. ?Iconic Jewels Beverly Hills created his vision?–?a gigantic?emerald-cut diamond?on a diamond-encrusted band with their?initials spelled out along the back?–?then revealed it via a
?360 degree video
?of the ring.
CASSADEE POPE & RIAN DAWSON
The singer's drummer beau landed a big hit with the square-shape, halo-set diamond on a split shank he gave to her with an assist from their Instagram-famous dog. "I took Cuppy –?
Cuppy the Puppy on Instagram
?– and I put him in the bedroom and Ryan was like, ‘Okay, you can let him out,’ "
she told People at the Grammys
, "and I opened the door and he was on one knee. It was perfect."
MARGOT ROBBIE & TOM ACKERLEY
KIRSTEN DUNST & JESSE PLEMONS
ASHLEY GREENE & PAUL KHOURY
shared a video of the proposal
?— and summed up the feelings of many newly engaged ladies when she
captioned a close-up of the ring
, "I'm SO lucky and SO excited that I get to spend the rest of my life with my best friend ... ?but the ring doesn't hurt either. It's the most beautiful thing I've ever seen!"
KELSEA BALLERINI & MORGAN EVANS
KACEY MUSGRAVES & RUSTON KELLY
The country star followed her arrow, and it pointed right to musician Kelly,
whose Christmas proposal
in her childhood bedroom (with a gorgeous, vintage-inspired round setting) earned him a "HELL YESSSS."
ERIN ANDREWS & JARRETT STOLL
You'd expect a hockey player to know a little something about ice, which explains that dazzling diamond?(which appears to be a cushion-cut solitaire)
now seen on the ring finger
of his TV-host love.?
BRITTANY DANIEL & ADAM TOUNI
Life is certainly sweet for the?
Sweet Valley High
whose boyfriend proposed
with a round stone on an embellished yellow-gold band.?
CARRIE ANN INABA & ROBB DERRINGER
To go with?the "perfect" proposal, the?
Dancing With the Stars?
also got a perfect ring from her fiancé
?— a 3.68-carat Jean Dousset design with brilliant-cut diamonds on the rose gold band and hidden rubies and garnets inside.
MORENA BACCARIN & BEN MCKENZIE
costars, who welcomed baby Frances Laiz in March,
announced their intention to wed
with a round-cut stone on a pavé band that outsparkles the N.Y.C. skyline.?
DEENA CORTESE & CHRISTOPHER BUCKNER
star has one more reason to fist pump: Her boyfriend
slipped this ring on her finger
while vacationing in Mexico. "Christopher did such an amazing job picking me out the perfect ring .. It fits my little hand perfectly .. This still all doesn’t feel real!!!" she wrote on Instagram.
RYAN LOCHTE & KAYLA RAE REID
LAURA PREPON & BEN FOSTER
SAMIRA WILEY & LAUREN MORELLI
Love in Litchfield!
Orange Is the New Black
actress Wiley is engaged to show writer Morelli, and the couple celebrated with a
showing off Wiley's sparkling square-shaped stone.?
IDINA MENZEL & AARON LOHR
Just a day after she announced her engagement to actor Aaron Lohr, the actress and singer showed off her dazzling ring at the iHeart Radio Music Festival.
KIM KARDASHIAN & KANYE WEST
NICOLE WILLIAMS AND LARRY ENGLISH
The season finale of
was especially drama-filled when the NFL star popped the question to his longtime love with a
$250,000 Ritani ring
. She said yes and called her new diamond the "most beautiful ring my eyes have ever seen."?
PIPPA MIDDLETON & JAMES MATTHEWS
Princess Kate may get to wear the royal jewels, but there’s nothing common about her sister Pippa's huge
from her financier fiancé.?
HANNAH DAVIS AND DEREK JETER
ADRIENNE BAILON & ISRAEL HOUGHTON
JOJO FLETCHER & JORDAN RODGERS
JoJo got something a little better than a rose on the Bachelorette finale when Jordan proposed with a 3-carat Neil Lane ring. ?And she definitely approved of the single diamond design. "It’s classic,"?
she told PEOPLE
. "I also think it makes my finger look skinnier, which I really appreciate."
LACE MORRIS & GRANT KEMP
Ring designer Neil Lane
in September Grant was very analytical in the design process of the square-cut Art Deco-inspired diamond saying he took it "very seriously." (The couple split in November.)
KATE UPTON & JUSTIN VERLANDER
A big ring made an appropriately big debut –
at the Met Gala, where the model said she had been keeping her engagement to the Detroit Tigers star under wraps until the right moment. Jeweler Anita Ko told PeopleStyle, “Justin and I collaborated on creating the most perfect one-of-a-kind ring that is rare and of exceptional quality, just like their love.”
MARIA MENOUNOS & KEVEN UNDERGARO
JILLIAN MICHAELS & HEIDI RHOADES
The fitness trainer gave her longtime love a large diamond ring back in 2012, but she finalized the gesture
with matching Martin Katz diamond bands?in a touching episode of Simply Jillian?in March.
CHELSEA PERETTI & JORDAN PEELE
JERRY HALL & RUPERT MURDOCH
The 59-year-old supermodel sports a gigantic ring from her 89-year-old billionaire fiancé.
MARIAH CAREY & JAMES PACKER
JODIE SWEETIN & JUSTIN HODAK
“I'm so happy and he did a GREAT job with the ring!” the
Fuller House star wrote on Instagram of her double halo-set, split-shank ring.
LOUISE ROE & MACKENZIE HUNKIN
ROSIE HUNTINGTON-WHITELEY & JASON STATHAM
“Jason wanted something perfect and flawless and he kept coming back to this one,” Neil Lane?
tells People of the Edwardian-set stone from the jeweler's archival collection that the action star gave his supermodel bride-to-be.
EVA LONGORIA & JOSE ANTONIO BASTON
RYAN PHILLIPPE & PAULINA SLAGTER
ANNA CAMP & SKYLAR AUSTIN
When the two stars of your favorite acapella movie
decided to get hitched, you just knew the ring was going to be (wait for it)? Pitch Perfect.?
TORY BURCH & PIERRE-YVES ROSSEL
KESHIA KNIGHT PULLIAM & ED HARTWELL
JULIA STILES & PRESTON J. COOK
TARA LIPINSKI & TODD KAPOSTASY
“My life changed forever last night,”
Lipinski wrote of receiving her oval-shape stunner from her Fox Sports producer beau.
GRACE GEALEY & TRAI BYERS
JULIANNE HOUGH & BROOKS LAICH
accidentally flashing a glimpse of her huge Lorraine Schwartz ring on Instagram, the star did the official reveal on her blog. “[It] takes my breath away every time I look down,” she wrote of the gift from her hockey player fiancé.
ALISON BRIE & DAVE FRANCO
It makes sense that two gorgeous, quirky actors would pick a gorgeous, one-of-a-kind ring to pledge their betrothal: Alison debuted her rose-gold, rose-cut diamond Irene Neuwirth ring on
on the red carpet in August.
LADY GAGA & TAYLOR KINNEY
Amazingly, the heart-shaped diamond on her Lorraine Schwartz engagement ring from her actor love isn't the most interesting part of
engagement ring. The
features a sweet message: T (HEARTS) S (her given name is Stefani). The couple
split in July 2016
but remain friends.
NIKKI REED & IAN SOMERHALDER
“It’s so gorgeous, and I’m very lucky for many reasons, but I look at it every day and just think, Wow. I don’t even know what to say,” Nikki
told PEOPLE about her floral-style engagement ring from Ian Somerhalder, consisting of one center stone flanked by 10 smaller ones.
JAIMIE ALEXANDER & PETER FACINELLI
Everything about the actress's engagement to her actor beau was traditional, from her
large halo-set ring
to the on-one-knee proposal, though it took a little effort: “I had just bought these new jeans and they were a little tight,” Peter joked to PEOPLE at the time. “So I said, 'My jeans are tight but I’ll try to get down on one knee.'” (The couple
ended their engagement
in February 2016.)
IGGY AZALEA & NICK YOUNG
Yes, it's a “Fancy” yellow diamond – and one that took a lot of effort before it reached the rapper's finger. Her NBA star boyfriend
designed the 10.43-carat ring
, consisting of an 8.15-carat intense yellow diamond and a white diamond halo set into white gold, with jeweler Jason Arasheben of Jason of Beverly Hills. (Their
in June 2016.)
MAGGIE Q & DYLAN MCDERMOTT
She met him on the set of their CBS crime drama
Stalker, but it wasn't much of a mystery as to how he felt about her when she showed off this massive sqauare-cut stunner on a baguette-set band.
ALEXIS BLEDEL & VINCENT KARTHEISER
For the couple that met on the set of
Mad Men, a gorgeous and unique sparkler worthy of that show's killer costuming was the only thing that would do. And the octagonal stone set on a vintage-inspired band was certainly that.