MTO SUPER WORLDWIDE EXCLUSIVE: Comedian Chris Rock Gets ENGAGED .. . But Wait A Minute . . . He's STILL MARRIED!!! (Exclusive DETAILS . . . Plus PICS Of His Fiance's RING)

Original: confirmed this morning that comedian Chris Rock and his girlfriend Megalyn Echikunwoke are engaged. According to Megalyn's friend, Chris popped the question last weekend.

What makes this interesting is that Chris Rock is still LEGALLY MARRIED to his longtime wife Malaak. Chris and Malaak are in the midst of a very NASTY divorce.

Here's what Megalyn's girl told, "Chris and Megalyn are so much in love. They're soul mates, who plan to spend eternity together. I know it sounds silly, but it's true. They were born to be together."

The ring that Megalyn is wearing is an "antique". We're told that the couple plan to UPGRADE rings, once Chris divorce is finalized.

This is a exclusive report.