updated 09/20/2011 AT 11:00 AM ET
•originally published 09/20/2011 AT 9:30 AM ET
Rosie O’Donnell has a new girlfriend – and they met at Starbucks!
O’Donnell, who returns to TV Oct. 10 with a new talk program, The Rosie Show, on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network, introduced her new girlfriend Michelle Rounds Monday night at O’Donnell’s annual Rosie Theater Kids Gala in New York City.
“They met at a Starbucks a few months ago,” a source tells PEOPLE. “They are adorable together and are very, very happy.”
An upbeat O’Donnell, 49, joked onstage at the gala that she had just bought a new red bra “with the underpants that match and everything.”
Rounds is a corporate head hunter for an IT company in N.Y.C. O’Donnell has four children with former partner Kelli Carpenter, whom she married in 2004. They separated three years later.