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Sherri Shepherd Was Proposed to With a Bowl of M&M

January 5, 2011 (7:38 am) GMT
Lamar Sally had to first ask the host's five-year-old son's permission before presenting her with a ring after a holiday in San Diego.

Actress has joined the 2011 celebrity wedding race after accepting boyfriend Lamar Sally's Christmas proposal. The 43-year-old "" star, who currently co-hosts daily U.S. TV talk show "", pulled out her engagement ring from a bowl of M&Ms on December 26.

Shepherd's rep told E! Online the pair "arrived at Sally's L.A. home following a trip to San Diego to find their room decorated with strings of lights, her dog wearing a Santa hat and a tiny little box nestled in a dish of M&Ms, Shepherd's favorite candy."

Shepherd and Sally are now planning an August wedding in Chicago, Illinois. The actress ended her eight-year marriage to Jeff Tarpley in 2009 and has a five-year-old son from that union. Sally reportedly asked for the boy's consent first before asking Shepherd.

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