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Originally posted 04/08/2013 03:30PM
The Talk co-host Sara Gilbert shared some good news on the show Monday – that she and girlfriend Linda Perry are tying the knot!
Gilbert told her costars and the studio audience about her engagement that happened "about a week ago."
Perry – who is a singer, songwriter and producer – planned a musical picnic to pop the question, which Gilbert called "magical and amazing."
The pair, who announced they were in a relationship last fall, were eating in a park and enjoying listening to a musician playing nearby when the surprises started.
Originally posted 11/30/2011 03:30PM
Sara Gilbert is speaking out about her new relationship – even though she would have rather waited.
On Wednesday's episode of The Talk, Gilbert acknowledged that the story of her relationship with Linda Perry had been told, prematurely.
"The other day I was just out, and the paparazzi were there," she said to the panel, as a photo of her and the musician-turned-producer was shown on the monitor.
After The Talk co-host and Perry were spotted shopping together hand-in-hand over the weekend, reports surfaced that the two were dating.
Originally posted 11/29/2011 10:00AM
Has Sara Gilbert found new love?
The actress and co-host of The Talk, who recently ended her relationship with her partner of 10 years, Allison Adler, was photographed holding hands with musician and producer Linda Perry as the pair left a grocery store in West Hollywood over the weekend.
Earlier this month, Gilbert, 36, and Perry, 46, were photographed together at the 40th Anniversary gala for the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center.
It also appears the two may have spent the holiday together.
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