Rosie Odonnell Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

28th January 2016

Quote: "I had the best time on set. Allison is the best kisser!" ROSIE O'DONNELL on playing Allison Janney's one-time lesbian lover on an upcoming episode of U.S. sitcom Mom.

4th November 2015

Fact: ROSIE O'DONNELL will play the former lesbian lover of Allison Janney's character Bonnie in an upcoming episode of hit U.S. sitcom Mom.

12th February 2015

Fact: Comedienne ROSIE O'DONNELL introduced her baby daughter Dakota to fans on Thursday (12Feb15) as she bowed out of U.S. talk show The View, six months after re-joining the panel. The actress cradled the tot, with her estranged wife Michelle Rounds, at the end of Thursday's episode as she bid farewell to viewers and thanked show creator, veteran newswoman Barbara Walters, for always looking out for her "life and career". She then promised, "I'll come back and do the odd crafting segment." O'Donnell announced last week (06Feb15) she was divorcing Rounds and would be quitting the show to focus on her family. She previously served as a co-presenter on The View in 2006, but left in 2007.

8th February 2015

Quote: "Actually they were told when it was released on Friday... I've heard from everybody since then over the weekend. Everyone cares about each other, and nobody wants anyone to do anything that's going to affect their health. They get it. They know, and it's Ok. Not everything works out as you planned." ROSIE O'DONNELL admits her co-hosts on U.S. daytime show The View, including fellow actresses Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie Perez, only learned about her decision to quit the programme when it was formally announced late on Friday (06Feb15).

15th October 2014

Quote: "I'm a lesbian and I want that guy." ROSIE O'DONNELL is a huge fan of Vikings star Travis Fimmel.

22nd September 2014

Quote: "I didn't know I was in a feud until I went on the computer. I thought I was just doing a comedy bit. So I Googled Mayim Bialik because I remember she was on Howard Stern about six months ago and I remember being very impressed and moved by the interview. So I relistened (sic) to that and watched every show she ever did, I'm in love with her, I want to be her best friend..." Tv host ROSIE O'DONNELL has dismissed rumours she is feuding with actress Mayim Bialik after she disagreed with the Big Bang Theory star's criticism of hit Disney movie Frozen.

19th September 2014

Quote: "There's been a very depressing and distressing thing that's happened in the news... Mayim Bialik from Blossom and The Big Bang Theory has come out against the movie Frozen... I feel that Frozen is the best Disney movie ever made. I've seen it 250 times. I can say it, I have every word memorised, (and) I love it like the rest of America." Outspoken comedienne and mother-of-five ROSIE O'DONNELL strongly disagrees with actress Mayim Bialik's heavy criticism of the Oscar-winning children's movie. Bialik took aim at the Disney film on her blog earlier this week (begs15Sep14), accusing filmmakers of setting a bad example to young girls by featuring female characters with "Barbie doll proportions".

15th September 2014

Fact: Singer/actress Kristin Chenoweth paid tribute to late Tv veteran Joan Rivers by performing her song Borrowed Angels on The View on Monday (15Sep14). The tribute was accompanied by a montage of Rivers' big career moments and hosts Whoopi Goldberg and ROSIE O'DONNELL showcased a video of her many appearances on the daytime talk show. Rivers passed away earlier this month (Sep14).

10th July 2014

Fact: Comedienne ROSIE O'DONNELL has officially been announced as a new co-host of U.S. talk show The View. The actress originally joined the daytime programme in 2006, but walked away from the project in May, 2007 after just one season as a panellist. However, she will be back for the new run of shows this autumn (14) following the departure of Jenny MCCarthy and Sherri Shepherd. Confirming the news in a post on Thursday (10Jul14), bosses at U.S. network ABC write, "It's official! Abc confirms Rosie O'Donnell returns as co-host of #TheView w/ (with) moderator Whoopi Goldberg for Season 18".

18th April 2014

Quote: "It just seems like she's bored. I don't understand whenever actresses talk nasty about other actresses. I find that to be really sad." Lindsay Lohan fires back at actress ROSIE O'DONNELL, who recently criticised that the Mean Girls star's new reality Tv.

16th April 2014

Fact: Comedienne ROSIE O'DONNELL is battling a bout of pneumonia. The actress shared a photo of herself on on Monday (14Apr14) with a surgical mask over her face as she carried one of her young kids. In the accompanying caption, she wrote, "Ugh - I got Puenomonia (sic)!! They made me wear this Mj (Michael Jackson) mask!"

15th April 2014

Tweet: "The Lindsay show is a tragedy - on every level. I hope one day she gets sober for real and watches these episodes - n (and) sees what we all do." Actress ROSIE O'DONNELL is not a fan of Lindsay Lohan's reality Tv show, which documents her life as she settles into a new apartment in New York and attempts to rebuild her career after completing a court-ordered stint in rehab last summer (13).

3rd July 2013

Fact: Comedienne ROSIE O'DONNELL is hoping to make almost $3 million (£1.94 million) profit on the property market after listing a New York penthouse apartment she purchased less than a year ago. The actress bought the luxury duplex in Manhattan's trendy Greenwich Village neighbourhood last summer (12) and gave the four bedroom pad a colourful makeover - and now she has put it up for sale for the increased price of $10.95 million (£7 million).

14th June 2013

Fact: Funnywoman ROSIE O'DONNELL has sold her mansion on Star Island in Miami Beach, Florida. The lavish home was snapped up for around $16.5 million (£10.6 million).

20th November 2012

Quote: "I got my number yesterday, I am way up there. I don't mean weight, I mean like, good blood pressure and I've lost like, 12 pounds. We are going for a pound a week." ROSIE O'DONNELL is doing much better after suffering a heart attack in August (12).

17th October 2012

Fact: ROSIE O'DONNELL's ex-wife Kelli Carpenter is getting married - she will tie the knot with her new partner, singer Anne Steele, on 1 June (13) in Rockland County, New York. Carpenter shares four children with the funnywoman, who married Michelle Rounds over the summer (Jun12).

15th October 2012

Tweet: "Rip Nicky O Boy - (our) miami born rescue dog - loyal smart nearly perfect for over a dozen years." Actress-turned-Tv personality ROSIE O'DONNELL is in mourning following the loss of her beloved shelter dog Nicky, a Labrador Retriever mix, aged 13.

22nd May 2006

Fact: Guests at the opening night of Madonna's Confessions tour in Los Angeles last night (21MAY06) included socialite Nicole Richie, the pop superstar's longtime pal ROSIE O'DONNELL and Kabbalah guru RABBI YEHUDA BERG.

12th December 2005

Fact: <p>Comedienne/actress ROSIE O'DONNELL has bought a $850,000 (GBP472,000) one-bedroom apartment at the Lumiere block in Manhattan, New York City. </p>

28th October 2005

Fact: <p>Actress and former talk show host ROSIE O'DONNELL had lemons specially imported from Capri, Italy, for pal Martha Stewart when the US lifestyle queen confessed the citrus fruit was the thing she missed most during her recent prison sentence for stocks fraud. </p>

28th October 2005

Fact: <p>Actress and former talk show host ROSIE O'DONNELL had lemons specially imported from Capri, Italy, for pal Martha Stewart when the US lifestyle queen confessed the citrus fruit was the thing she missed most during her recent prison sentence for stocks fraud. </p>

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