‘The View’s Sherri Shepherd Is Engaged

by | January 4, 2011 at 6:41 PM | The View, TV News

'The View' Co-Host Sherri Shepherd (AP Photo/Matt Sayle)

'The View' Co-Host Sherri Shepherd (AP Photo/Matt Sayle)

The holidays were indeed happy for yet another celebrity….

View” co-host Sherri Shepherd is engaged to TV writer Lamar Sally, People reports.

Shepherd, 43, got a very special proposal from her beau the day after Christmas, according to details in a statement issued by her rep.

“Upon arriving back to Lamar’s home in Los Angeles from a trip to San Diego, Sherri was surprised to find their accommodations had been decorated with lights by one of Sal’s best friends, her dog was wearing a Santa beard and hat, and, in the middle of a dish of Sherri’s favorite but forbidden M&M’s (she is diabetic), was a tiny little box.”

Before popping the question on bended knee Dec. 26th, Sally reportedly asked for permission to marry Shepherd–from Shepherd’s 5-year-old son, Jeffrey.

The couple, who have been dating for over a year, are planning to wed in Chicago next August.

Shepherd and her fellow co-hosts return with new episodes of “The View” on January 10th. She is also the host of GSN’s “The Newlywed Game.”

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