Rosie knew the late writer/director very well.
After all, she played Becky in Nora's Sleepless In Seattle and she kicked off the rotating-cast assortment of monologues called Love, Loss, and What I Wore.
And now Rosie wants to talk--in verse--about her love and loss.
Wrote she on her blog:
like a cyst that won't pop
til u slice the top
I squeezed for weeks
hearing about nora
flowing over my everything
Yay, Rosie O'Donnell.
She said all the right things when confronted by a demented street preacher yelling epithets and threats at her, as seen on the above video I caught on the Christian Nightmares site.
"You are an ungodly, wicked woman on your way to hell," says the miscreant. "You need to get saved."
"Quote me one Bible verse," he then demands.More »
The one in which I quoted her radio remarks saying that Chris Brown may be getting some racist treatment in the media.
For those who didn't see the comment she left on that particular blog, I print it here in full.
"here is what i think michael musto
yes chris brown and rihanna had a violent relationship
sadly many children who are raised in violent homes
as chris and rihanna were
grow up to replicate the pain they have lived.
they had a fight in the car
both had wounds
rihanna's blacked eye
swollen sad face
was heartbreaking to see
for every woman every child that has ever been hit
Since then, Rosie's come out with a vengeance, has shown her true colors, and has been through The View, so a daytime Rosie O'Donnell show for fall 2011 could be even more textured and interesting.
So she's planning one!More »
So Rosie O'Donnell confirmed that she and Kelli Carpenter have separated (though they're still a family and both are raising the kids while trying to work out their issues). And while I'm upset about this development, here's why it's not totally life-threatening for the gays.
Breakups like this prove that we're people too! Even though we're fighting for gay marriage, that doesn't mean those relationships are always forever any more than straight marriages are.More »
I've spent so much energy all these years railing at celebrities who cower in the closet that it's important I take a step back once in a while and throw some bouquets at the ones who actually opened the door and did us proud.
So thank you, out celebs!
The late Bea Arthur loved to eat hard boiled eggs with tabasco sauce, according to her Maude daughter Adrienne Barbeau at Bea's gala memorial yesterday. And that's absolutely perfect since Bea was a hard boiled egg with tabasco sauce!