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October 31, 2014

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'The View' Co-Host Sherri Shepherd Engaged

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A wedding is on the horizon for Sherri Shepherd in the New Year.

The funnywoman and television personality got engaged to television writer Lamar Sally over the holidays, on Dec. 26.

"Thank you for the well wishes. [I] kept it a secret so long because I wanted my relation to be strong before I went public," Shepherd wrote to fans on her Twitter page.

According to 'The View' spokesperson, Shepherd's hubby-to-be proposed at his Los Angeles home after the couple's recent trip to San Diego (and after seeking permission from Shepherd's 5-year-old son, Jeffrey).

"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," her rep told People.com.

Shepherd plans to share the good news with fans when 'The View' returns live on Jan. 10. An August wedding is being planned in Shepherd's hometown of Chicago.

The couple has been dating seriously for more than a year since being introduced by Jay Tucker, the fiancé of Shepherd's close friend and 'Dancing With the Stars' contestant Niecy Nash.

This marks 'The Newlywed Game' host and Emmy Award winner's second marriage. She was previously married to comedian Jeff Tarpley. The couple separated in 2006 and divorced in 2009.





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