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March 12, 2015

Not known if incident played in to O'Donnell's decision to suddenly leave show

Rosie O'Donnell left The View last month but fallout from her brief return to the show continues.

A top producer on the show who berated O'Donnell in front of other staff members during a production meeting has been fired, according to Page Six .

Jennifer Shepard-Brookman, a senior producer who has worked at the ABC daytime show for over eight years, was 'profoundly and publicly disrespectful' to O’Donnell who complained to ABC’s human resources department.

February 28, 2015

The former couple has been living apart since November

Rosie O'Donnell and Michelle Rounds are making their separation, made public just three weeks ago, a permanent one.

O'Donnell filed for divorce on Friday in Manhattan State Supreme Court from her wife of less than three years. She cited 'an irretrievably broken relationship' as the grounds.

The couple, who have a two year old daughter, have a prenuptial agreement, according to People.com.

February 28, 2015

The former couple has been living apart since November

Rosie O'Donnell and Michelle Rounds are making their separation, made public just three weeks ago, a permanent one.

O'Donnell filed for divorce on Friday in Manhattan State Supreme Court from her wife of less than three years. She cited 'an irretrievably broken relationship' as the grounds.

The couple, who have a two year old daughter, have a prenuptial agreement, according to People.com.

February 13, 2015

'We're living separately and we're figuring out how that feels and trying to deal with all the emotions that come with that'

Rosie O'Donnell had very little to say about her personal life during her last day on The View this week but she opened up on The Dr. Oz Show Friday (13 February).

O'Donnell, who survived a near-fatal heart attack in 2012, has been dealing with the stress of working on a high-pressure daily show and a crumbling marriage.

'I'm doing everything that I can to take care myself, and I think Michelle is doing the same thing,' O'Donnell said of wife Michelle Rounds who she married in 2012.

The couple, who have a child together, split in November.

February 13, 2015

'We're living separately and we're figuring out how that feels and trying to deal with all the emotions that come with that'

Rosie O'Donnell had very little to say about her personal life during her last day on The View this week but she opened up on The Dr. Oz Show Friday (13 February).

O'Donnell, who survived a near-fatal heart attack in 2012, has been dealing with the stress of working on a high-pressure daily show and a crumbling marriage.

'I'm doing everything that I can to take care myself, and I think Michelle is doing the same thing,' O'Donnell said of wife Michelle Rounds who she married in 2012.

The couple, who have a child together, split in November.

February 12, 2015

Departing co-host jokes: 'Now see if that was everyday I would have stayed'

Wearing a bright yellow blazer, Rosie O'Donnell exited The View today as upbeat as she was when she first rejoined the show last fall.

She was greeted with a standing ovation from the audience and from her co-hosts and with chants of 'Rosie! Rosie!'

She joked: 'Now see if that was everyday I would have stayed.'

The co-hosts had come out dancing to Flo Rida’s Low and O'Donnell pointed to herself and told the crowd that co-host Rosie Perez 'was impressed with shortie getting low, low, low.'

February 12, 2015

Departing co-host jokes: 'Now see if that was everyday I would have stayed'

Wearing a bright yellow blazer, Rosie O'Donnell exited The View today as upbeat as she was when she first rejoined the show last fall.

She was greeted with a standing ovation from the audience and from her co-hosts and with chants of 'Rosie! Rosie!'

She joked: 'Now see if that was everyday I would have stayed.'

The co-hosts had come out dancing to Flo Rida’s Low and O'Donnell pointed to herself and told the crowd that co-host Rosie Perez 'was impressed with shortie getting low, low, low.'

February 9, 2015

Despite urging by her co-hosts, she didn't want to discuss leaving The View on Monday's show

Viewers who had learned over the weekend that Rosie 'Donnell was leaving The View were surprised when she did not discuss her departure on Monday's show.

She said in a YouTube video posted after the show that she doesn't plan to discuss it on Tuesday either and that her final day as full-time co-host will be on Thursday.

O'Donnell said her co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace had wanted her to discuss her leaving but it was her choice not to.

February 9, 2015

But co-host cited health concerns during weekend appearance at film festival

Rosie O'Donnell returned to ABC's The View on Monday without mentioning that this is expected to be her final week as a regular co-host.

News of O'Donnell's impending departure broke late Friday when her rep and ABC both confirmed that she would be leaving the show to focus on her family. It was also confirmed that O'Donnell had split from wife Michelle Rounds.

O'Donnell was given an opening to address the developments when moderator Whoopi Goldberg noted that she had had a big weekend.

February 9, 2015

But co-host cited health concerns during weekend appearance at film festival

Rosie O'Donnell returned to ABC's The View on Monday without mentioning that this is expected to be her final week as a regular co-host.

News of O'Donnell's impending departure broke late Friday when her rep and ABC both confirmed that she would be leaving the show to focus on her family. It was also confirmed that O'Donnell had split from wife Michelle Rounds.

O'Donnell was given an opening to address the developments when moderator Whoopi Goldberg noted that she had had a big weekend.

February 7, 2015

Rep states: 'This has been a very stressful situation. She is putting her personal health and family first'

Rosie O'Donnell is leaving The View next week.

Her departure comes less that six months after rejoining the ABC daytime talk show which she moderated during the 2006-07 season.

This development comes at the same time as an announcement that O'Donnell has split from wife Michelle Rounds.

The mother of five children wants off the morning grind to focus on her family.

February 7, 2015

Rep states: 'This has been a very stressful situation. She is putting her personal health and family first'

Rosie O'Donnell is leaving The View next week.

Her departure comes less that six months after rejoining the ABC daytime talk show which she moderated during the 2006-07 season.

This development comes at the same time as an announcement that O'Donnell has split from wife Michelle Rounds.

The mother of five children wants off the morning grind to focus on her family.

February 5, 2015

NBC News anchor falsely claimed he was in a helicopter forced down during US invasion of Iraq

Rosie O'Donnell is buying none of NBC News anchor Brian Williams' explanation for why he falsely claimed to be on a helicopter that was forced down by rocket-propelled grenade fire during the initial invasion of Iraq in 2003.

'It’s a blatant lie. It’s a Lance Armstrong lie,' O'Donnell said on Thursday's edition of ABC's The View.

Armstrong is the disgraced former Tour de France champion who for years denied using performance enhancing drugs only to later admit he had.

February 5, 2015

NBC News anchor falsely claimed he was in a helicopter forced down during US invasion of Iraq

Rosie O'Donnell is buying none of NBC News anchor Brian Williams' explanation for why he falsely claimed to be on a helicopter that was forced down by rocket-propelled grenade fire during the initial invasion of Iraq in 2003.

'It’s a blatant lie. It’s a Lance Armstrong lie,' O'Donnell said on Thursday's edition of ABC's The View.

Armstrong is the disgraced former Tour de France champion who for years denied using performance enhancing drugs only to later admit he had.

January 26, 2015

She recently wore a dress on The View and says 'I still have trauma, remembering it'

Rosie O’Donnell says her 60 pound weight loss since undergoing vertical gastric sleeve surgery in July 2013 has been a major psychological hurdle.

O'Donnell, 52, showed off her trimmer body earlier this month when she wore a dress for the first time on ABC's The View.

'It was very weird for me,' she told viewers last week. 'I still have trauma, remembering it.'

O'Donnell admitted that she sometimes feels 'vulnerable' about how she looks and that after she appeared in her dress, she 'had therapy and the whole two hours was about the dress.'

January 12, 2015

'I hope they bleep that. I apologize. I don’t know why I said that'

Rosie O'Donnell was a naughty girl on Monday's episode of The View.

The co-host, who has been acting as moderator in recent weeks in the absence of Whoopi Goldberg, let an F-bomb slip during the show's Hot Topics segment.

Guest co-host Nikki Glaser is to blame.

January 12, 2015

'I hope they bleep that. I apologize. I don’t know why I said that'

Rosie O'Donnell was a naughty girl on Monday's episode of The View.

The co-host, who has been acting as moderator in recent weeks in the absence of Whoopi Goldberg, let an F-bomb slip during the show's Hot Topics segment.

Guest co-host Nikki Glaser is to blame.

January 6, 2015

'It's an interesting dynamic - I am finding my way through it'

There's no Elisabeth Hasselbeck this time around but Rosie O'Donnell's second time as a co-host of The View has not exactly been smooth sailing.

The show's Hot Topics segments have led to heated on air exchanges about race and other topics with O'Donnell clashing with moderator Whoopi Goldberg on more than one occasion.

'It's an interesting dynamic - I am finding my way through it,' O'Donnell wrote this week to a reader of her Rosie.com blog.

January 6, 2015

'It's an interesting dynamic - I am finding my way through it'

There's no Elisabeth Hasselbeck this time around but Rosie O'Donnell's second time as a co-host of The View has not exactly been smooth sailing.

The show's Hot Topics segments have led to heated on air exchanges about race and other topics with O'Donnell clashing with moderator Whoopi Goldberg on more than one occasion.

'It's an interesting dynamic - I am finding my way through it,' O'Donnell wrote this week to a reader of her Rosie.com blog.

December 25, 2014

The View host had wanted a Sarah Palin moment for the fallen 7th Heaven dad

Yahoo's global anchor Katie Couric scored an exclusive interview with former 7th Heaven star and admitted child molester Stephen Collins but Rosie O'Donnell was not very impressed with the results.

The View co-host took to her blog this week to blast Couric for what she thought was a softball interview and not the same level of interrogation O'Donnell put Sarah Palin through during the 2008 presidential election.

December 25, 2014

The View host had wanted a Sarah Palin moment for the fallen 7th Heaven dad

Yahoo's global anchor Katie Couric scored an exclusive interview with former 7th Heaven star and admitted child molester Stephen Collins but Rosie O'Donnell was not very impressed with the results.

The View co-host took to her blog this week to blast Couric for what she thought was a softball interview and not the same level of interrogation O'Donnell put Sarah Palin through during the 2008 presidential election.

December 18, 2014

'Listen, you are a white lady telling me what is racist to you'

The Hot Topics segment of ABC's The View should have been called Hot Under the Collar Topics on Thursday's show.

Co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O'Donnell, who have clashed several times in recent months, got into a heated exchange during a discussion about racism.

December 18, 2014

'Listen, you are a white lady telling me what is racist to you'

The Hot Topics segment of ABC's The View should have been called Hot Under the Collar Topics on Thursday's show.

Co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O'Donnell, who have clashed several times in recent months, got into a heated exchange during a discussion about racism.

December 17, 2014

Hackers behind the Sony cyber attack vow to carry out 9/11-style attacks on theaters that show the Franco-Seth Rogen comedy

Don't expect to see Rosie O'Donnell standing in line to buy tickets to the new James Franco-Seth Rogen comedy The Interview which opens in theaters on 24 December.

Threats of 9/11-type attacks have been made against theaters that show the film - threats from the hackers behind a major cyber attack against Sony, the studio releasing the movie.

O'Donnell said on The View today that she's too scared to go to a theater.