It’s water below the bridge, however there’s a purpose why Rosie O’Donnell by no means appeared on Ellen DeGeneres’ discuss present.
Throughout a current look on “Watch What Occurs Reside with Andy Cohen,” Cohen talked about how a lot he cherished the “Lebanese” second O’Donnell had with DeGeneres on the previous’s discuss present.
Cohen was referencing DeGeneres’ 1996 look on O’Donnell’s daytime discuss present by which the 2 playfully danced round hypothesis about DeGeneres being homosexual. She formally got here out months later.
Cohen then requested O’Donnell why she had by no means appeared on “The Ellen DeGeneres Present” that ended its run in Might after 19 seasons.
“After my present went off the air, and her’s was approaching the air, Larry King was on with Ellen and he mentioned, ‘No matter occurred to Rosie O’Donnell? Her present went down the tubes. She got here out as a lesbian and disappeared,’” O’Donnell defined. “And Ellen mentioned, and I’m quoting, ‘I don’t know Rosie. We’re not mates.’”
O’Donnell mentioned she watching together with her then spouse Kelli Carpenter, whom she requested, “Did I simply hear that or was that, like, a hallucination auditory voice?”
“I’m like, no,” O’Donnell mentioned. “And that’s what occurred. It harm my emotions like a child and I by no means actually bought over it.”
CNN has reached out to a consultant for DeGeneres for remark.