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Rosie O'Donnell files for divorce

Rosie O'Donnell has filed for divorce to end her marriage to estranged wife Michelle Rounds.

The actress and TV personality announced she and Rounds had separated in January (15) and the actress and TV personality filed to end the union permanently in New York's Manhattan State Supreme Court on Friday (27Feb15), on the grounds of "an irretrievably broken relationship".


O'Donnell and Rounds wed in June, 2012 at their home in Nyack, New York. They separated in November (14) and agreed to share custody of the two-year-old daughter they adopted together.


O'Donnell also has children with her former partner Kelli Carpenter.


The star's separation announcement came as she told fans she was leaving TV show The View after rejoining the program last year (14).