Rosie O’Donnell’s Daughter Chelsea Gives Birth, Welcomes Baby Girl Skylar Rose With Boyfriend Jacob Bourassa

Rosie O'Donnell Daughter Chelsea Gives Birth to Baby Girl
Rosie O’Donnell and Chelsea Belle O’Donnell pose at the ‘2nd Annual Fran Drescher Cancer Schmancer Sunset Cabaret Cruise’ on June 20, 2016 in New York City. Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic

Rosie O’Donnell is a grandmother! The SMILF star’s 21-year-old daughter, Chelsea, has welcomed a baby girl named Skylar Rose with her boyfriend, Jacob Bourassa.

The former View cohost, 56, took to Twitter on Wednesday, December 19, to share the news and an adorable photo of the first-time parents with their bundle of joy. Both Mom and Dad are seen smiling for the camera.

An excited Rosie — the actress will go by “Nana”  — also posted snaps of the sleeping newborn. She captioned them: “Joy.”

Bourassa announced Chelsea’s pregnancy in a June Facebook post. “Loves of my life can’t wait to meet my little one,” he wrote at the time.

Chelsea was previously married to Nick Alliegro. The couple, who met at a Dunkin’ Donuts in November 2015, tied the knot in July of the following year. After two years of marriage, Chelsea filed for divorce.

Rosie and Chelsea have had a tumultuous relationship that played out in public in August 2015, when the Tony Award winner tweeted that her then 17-year-old had run away from their New York home. The teen was located two weeks later in New Jersey with a man she had met through the dating app Tinder.

Shortly after celebrating her 18th birthday, Chelsea moved to Wisconsin to live with her birth mother, Deanna Micoly. Rosie and Chelsea have since reconciled.

Chelsea was adopted by Rosie and then-wife Kelli Carpenter as a baby. (The former couple were married in 2004 and broke up three years later.) O’Donnell confirmed her engagement to police officer Elizabeth Rooney in October. 

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