40 Facts About Rosie O'Donnell

1. Rosie O'Donnell called Graham a "closeted idiot", while Kathy Griffin referred to him as "Miss Lindsey Graham.

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2. Rosie O'Donnell had a messy personal life and allowed her adopted children to be raised by nannies.

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3. Rosie O'Donnell used the Session news to call the president a criminal.

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4. Rosie O'Donnell announces engagement to 'wonderful woman' Elizabeth Rooney—23 years her junior.

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5. Rosie O'Donnell has acknowledged her struggles with recurrent, major depressive episodes during the fall and winter months consistent with seasonal affective disorder.

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6. In August 2015, Rosie O'Donnell tweeted that her 17-year-old daughter, Chelsea, had gone missing from their Nyack, New York home along with her therapy dog, Bear.

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7. On February 6, 2015, representatives for Rosie O'Donnell confirmed she and Rounds had separated in November of the previous year.

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8. Rosie O'Donnell began dating 40-year-old executive-search consultant Michelle Rounds in mid-2011.

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9. Rosie O'Donnell was named 2002's "Person of the Year" by The Advocate, and in May 2003, she became a regular columnist for the magazine.

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10. Rosie O'Donnell told the press that her haircut was meant to mimic the haircut of former Culture Club backup singer Helen Terry.

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11. Rosie O'Donnell told USA Today that she chose to talk to Sawyer because she wanted an investigative piece on Florida's ban on gay adoption.

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12. Rosie O'Donnell has contributed funds to multiple political campaigns, including to the campaign to elect Senator Doug Jones of Alabama.

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13. Rosie O'Donnell was a resident of Nyack, New York after the purchase in 1996 of "Pretty Penny", a Victorian river home that had previously served as the home of Helen Hayes, the American actress and "First Lady of the American Theater.

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14. Rosie O'Donnell described the show's production as "by far the most fulfilling experience of my career".

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15. In late 2003, Rosie O'Donnell brought the musical Taboo to Broadway.

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16. In April 2002, Rosie O'Donnell released Find Me, a combination of memoir, mystery and detective story with an underlying interest in reuniting birth mothers with their children.

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17. Rosie O'Donnell apologized the next day and stated "I'm sorry I hurt her the way I did, that was not my intention.

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18. In 2000, Rosie O'Donnell partnered with the publishers of McCall's to revamp the magazine as Rosie's McCall's.

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19. In 2016, Rosie O'Donnell made a two-episode appearance in the CBS series Mom, playing Jeanine, "the ex-girlfriend of Bonnie.

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20. Rosie O'Donnell appeared in the documentary to help "bring his mother into focus" along with a number of other celebrities.

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21. In 2015, Rosie O'Donnell made a cameo in Pitch Perfect 2, playing a co-host on The View.

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22. In the fall of 2014, Rosie O'Donnell returned to The View as a co-host, with a newly re-vamped version of the show, along with Whoopi Goldberg returning as moderator and new co-hosts Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace.

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23. In 2014, Rosie O'Donnell landed a reoccurring role as Rita Hendricks on The Fosters, "a tough yet compassionate woman who works for the foster care system and becomes a mentor to a member of the Foster family.

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24. In 2013, Rosie O'Donnell appeared in a number of television shows.

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25. Rosie O'Donnell responded to the cancellation by thanking her viewers and the host city of Chicago:.

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26. In 2008, Rosie O'Donnell starred in and executive produced America, a Lifetime channel original movie in which she plays the therapist of the title character, a 16-year-old boy aging out of the foster care system.

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27. Rosie O'Donnell was the front runner for the "best celebrity blogger" category in the 2007 Blogger's Choice Awards which she won.

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28. In March 2007, Rosie O'Donnell started a video blog, Jahero, on her website Rosie.

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29. Rosie O'Donnell condemned many of the Bush administration's policies, especially the war in Iraq and the resulting occupation.

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30. Rosie O'Donnell commented that due to Trump's multiple marital affairs and questionable business bankruptcies, he was not a moral authority for young people in America.

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31. On December 5, 2006, Rosie O'Donnell used a series of ching chongs to imitate newscasters in China.

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32. Rosie O'Donnell joked about communion rituals alongside co-host Behar's drunk priest comments.

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33. Rosie O'Donnell gave the show a more political slant, and she and fellow comic Joy Behar often gave strong opinions against former President Bush's domestic and foreign policies, including the Iraq War.

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34. In September 2006, Rosie O'Donnell replaced Meredith Vieira as a co-host and moderator of The View, a daytime women-oriented talk show.

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35. Rosie O'Donnell was among many in the entertainment field who encouraged viewers to visit and support the performing arts.

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36. Rosie O'Donnell stated that because of threats, she and her family need protection.

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37. Rosie O'Donnell countered that Kmart sells hunting rifles, not handguns or assault weapons and does so legally, which she supports.

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38. Rosie O'Donnell confronted him about his recent commercial for the National Rifle Association and challenged him about the NRA's position on the use of "assault weapons.

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39. Rosie O'Donnell toured as a stand-up comedian in clubs from 1979 to 1984.

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40. In 2007, Rosie O'Donnell released her second memoir, Celebrity Detox, which focuses on her struggles with fame and her time at The View.

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