The Straits Times
Published on Jan 10, 2013

Comedian Rosie O'Donnell adopts baby daughter


LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) - US comedian and chat show host Rosie O'Donnell on Wednesday announced a new addition to her family, with the adoption of baby daughter Dakota.

O'Donnell, 50, posted a picture of herself and her second wife Michelle Rounds with the baby to her 587,000 Twitter followers, with the caption, "we r thrilled to announce the arrival of r daughter Dakota".

O'Donnell's publicist said the couple had adopted the baby girl, who was born on Jan 5, and that "moms and baby are happy and healthy".

O'Donnell has four other children.