Rosie O’Donnell Files For Divorce From Michelle Rounds Citing “Irretrievably Broken Relationship;” Couple Has Prenup

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Rosie O'Donnell Files Divorce

By Michael Lewittes

Rosie O'Donnell Files Divorce

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Rosie O’Donnell filed for divorce from her wife Michelle Rounds on Friday, exactly three weeks after confirming that the couple had split up. Gossip Cop has learned O’Donnell cited an “irretrievably broken relationship” in her court papers, which were filed in New York’s State Supreme Court. The filing states that O’Donnell and Rounds have a prenuptial agreement.

O’Donnell and Rounds wed secretly at her Nyack, New York home in June 2012, shortly after Rounds was diagnosed with a desmoid tumor for which she immediately required surgery. There’s no word yet whether the two have hammered out a joint or sole custody agreement for their two-year-old daughter Dakota, whom they adopted in January 2013. Currently, the two share custody of the little girl.

As Gossip Cop reported a few weeks ago, O’Donnell separated from Rounds not long before she also quit “The View.” In a statement given to Gossip Cop, her rep explained, “Rosie has teens and an infant at home that need her attention. This has been a very stressful situation. She is putting her personal health and family first.” O’Donnell also mentioned in a video that she had posted to YouTube, “Marriage is complicated, and I’ve got five kids, four of them are teenagers.” O’Donnell’s four teens are from her relationship with Kelli Carpenter. Are you surprised O’Donnell filed so quickly?

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