A League of Their Personal EXCLUSIVE: Rosie O'Donnell's Impactful Cameo

Rosie O'Donnell is clearing the air about her strained relationship with Ellen DeGeneres.

Throughout the Sept. 15 episode of Watch What Happens Live, the American Gigolo actress—who hosted The Rosie O'Donnell Present from 1996 to 2002 and later fronted The Rosie Present earlier than it obtained canceled in 2012 after one season because of low scores—mentioned why she by no means appeared on the Ellen DeGeneres Present and why she and Ellen aren't shut buddies at this time.

"After my present went off the air, and hers was approaching the air, Larry King was on with Ellen and he stated, 'No matter occurred to Rosie O'Donnell? Her present went down the tubes. She got here out as a lesbian and disappeared,'" Rosie shared. "And Ellen stated, and I am quoting, 'I do not know Rosie. We're not buddies.'"

Rosie—who was married to ex-wife Kelli Carpenter on the time—stated she was confused why Ellen would say that she didn't know her as a result of she appeared as a visitor on the Rosie O'Donnell Present within the ‘90s.

"I used to be in mattress with Kelli, and I went, 'Did I simply hear that or was that, like, a hallucination auditory voice?'" she informed host Andy Cohen. "I am like, no, and that is what occurred, and it harm my emotions like a child, and I by no means actually obtained over it."

E! Information has reached out to Ellen's rep for remark however has not heard again.

Rosie did notice that she was requested to be a visitor on The Ellen DeGeneres Show towards the tip of its run to advertise her Showtime comedy sequence SMILF. Nonetheless, when the previous View host requested if she may convey a visitor to make it "rather less awkward," they rejected her request, and he or she finally declined the invite.

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Regardless of their estranged relationship, Rosie needs nothing however one of the best for the Finding Dory star.

"I want her all good issues in her life and that she must be nicely," she continued. "So, there you go. However I by no means did it. I by no means did it."

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