michael clarke duncan & omarosa*Here’s the latest on the unfortunate passing of Michael Clarke Duncan.

The actor and Omarosa Manigault were secretly engaged and the wedding was set for this January, TMZ is reporting:

Sources connected with the couple tell us, Michael and Omarosa kept the engagement a secret from the media … only telling very close friends and family about the pending nuptials.

We’re told the couple had just started planning for the wedding when Michael went into full cardiac arrest July 13 and was hospitalized until his death.

We’re told Omorosa is just destroyed after waging a valiant fight to save Michael.  She had doctors flown in from all over the world but constantly worried if she was doing enough.

Michael Clarke Duncan died while still in the hospital Monday morning.  He was 54.