Rosie O'Donnell welcomes baby

03:56, Jan 10 2013
Rosie O'Donnell
NEW PARENTS: Rosie O'Donnell and Michelle Rounds.

Comedian and chat show host Rosie O'Donnell has announced the birth of daughter Dakota, her first child with second wife Michelle Rounds.

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

The baby girl is O'Donnell's fifth child. The chat show host married Rounds at a quiet ceremony in June in New York.

O'Donnell announced their marriage after suffering a heart attack in August.The comedian, who hosted The Rosie Show on Oprah Winfrey's OWN network until it was cancelled in March 2012, got engaged to Rounds in front of a studio audience in December 2011.

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Reuters