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Rosie O’Donnell appeared on Andy Cohen‘s Watch What Happens Live this week and was questioned as to why she by no means appeared on Ellen DeGeneres‘ speak present all through its 20-year run.

For context, Ellen did seem on Rosie’s present as soon as and joked about her character popping out as “Lebanese” as a substitute of lesbian.

Rosie defined that the state of affairs is a bit sophisticated and began when Ellen as soon as responded to a query from Larry King.

Doing an impression of the late host, Rosie requested, “Whatever occurred to Rosie O’Donnell? Her present went down the tubes. She got here out as a lesbian and disappeared.”

She then mentioned that she was quoting Ellen’s actual response to Larry’s query, which was, “I don’t know Rosie. We’re not pals.”

Rosie recalled turning to her girlfriend on the time, Kelli Carpenter, and requested, “Did I simply hear that or was that, like, a hallucination auditory voice?”

“I’m like, no, and that’s what occurred, and it harm my emotions like a child and I by no means actually bought over it,” she advised Andy.

Andy rapidly identified, nonetheless, that this didn’t clarify why the present by no means invited her on as a visitor. As it seems, although, they did, however sure particulars prevented it from taking place.

“I used to be gonna go on for ‘SMILF,’” mentioned Rosie, referr ing to her 2017-19 Showtime sequence. “But I wished to deliver somebody with me ‘trigger I assumed it may be rather less awkward and so they didn’t need to do this.”


Nevertheless, Rosie made it clear she harbors no resentment in the direction of Ellen, saying, “I want her all good issues in her life and that she needs to be effectively.” You can watch the clip above.

Later she talked about Elisabeth Hasselbeck, who she fought with on The View in 2007 and ended up quitting over how issues had been dealt with.

A caller requested her about current feedback she’d made after Elisabeth returned to The View as a visitor, poking enjoyable on the First Lady’s admitted enthusiasm for Post-It notes.

“She got here out with little Post-It notes,” Rosie mentioned. “She’s like, ‘Here’s the Post-It notes I’ve for Joe Biden. You know, ‘Joe, the gasoline is simply too excessive,’ ‘Joe, how’s this workin’ for ya?’ ‘Joe, hey, Joe.’ And I used to be like [eugghh!] I wanted I used to be there to, like, throw a sock at her or one thing.”

Shortly after Elisabeth’s return in early August, Rosie took to TikTok to share her ideas after seeing her friend-turned-foe, calling it “unusual” and saying, “I remembered why I don’t need to watch it together with her anymore.”

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