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Jenny McCarthy is engaged to Donnie Wahlberg, makes announcement on 'The View'

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Us WeeklyJenny McCarthy is going to be a Wahlberg! Jenny McCarthy announced on "The View" on Wednesday that she is engaged to Donnie Wahlberg."I just got engaged!" McCarthy, 41, gushed to her co-hosts. The actress, who showed off her "yellow sapphire" engagement ring (see it here), went on to share details from the proposal.PHOTOS: Jenny's hot bikini bodyMcCarthy revealed how her 11-year-old son Evan helped with the surprise proposal, which took place last weekend. "Blue Bloods" star Wahlberg, 44, also joined the talk show, affectionately kissing his new fiancée and recalling the proposal. Regarding the date of the nuptials, McCarthy told Barbara Walters, "We don't know yet," adding that they were considering an August 2015 wedding.PHOTOS: Longest celebrity engagementsUs Weekly exclusively revealed in July 2013 that McCarthy and New Kids on the Block alum Wahlberg were officially an item. McCarthy later shared how she found love after dating comedian Jim Carrey for more than five years. "I told the universe I'm ready for love. I said bring the one. I'm not doing any more auditions," she told Bethenny Frankel last November.PHOTOS: Amazing celebrity engagement ringsThis will be the second marriage for both stars. McCarthy was previously married to actor and director John Mallory Asher, with whom she shares son Evan. Wahlberg shares two sons, Xavier Alexander Wahlberg and Elijah Hendrix Walberg, with ex-wife Kim Fey."I think he would be an amazing husband!" McCarthy gushed to Frankel. "So, if he does [propose] yea, I would sure say yes. I wouldn't be surprised if I was the one proposing!"Click on for photos of the ring and the happy couple ...
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