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Rosie O'Donnell speaks on why she left 'The View'

Rosie O'Donnell speaks on why she left 'The View'

NEW YORK, Sept. 16 (UPI) --Rosie O'Donnell revealed her reason for leaving "The View" as she returned to the show, saying she wouldn't fight with another woman for money.
Aileen Graef
Barbara Walters makes cameo on Season 18 premiere of 'The View'

Barbara Walters makes cameo on Season 18 premiere of 'The View'

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 (UPI) --The Season 18 premiere of "The View" began with the hosts approaching a throne and kneeling to kiss the ring of the show's now-retired creator Barbara Walters.
Karen Butler
Perez, Wallace, O'Donnell and Goldberg featured in new 'View' cast photo

Perez, Wallace, O'Donnell and Goldberg featured in new 'View' cast photo

NEW YORK, Sept. 12 (UPI) --ABC has released a photo of the new cast of "The View" just days ahead of the chat show's Season 18 premiere Monday.
Karen Butler
Rosie O'Donnell addresses her return to 'The View'

Rosie O'Donnell addresses her return to 'The View'

NEW YORK, Sept. 11 (UPI) --Rosie O'Donnell says the upcoming season of "The View" with new co-hosts Rosie Perez and Nicole Wallace will be "must-see TV."
Annie Martin
Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace join 'The View' as co-hosts

Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace join 'The View' as co-hosts

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 (UPI) --Actress Rosie Perez and political analyst Nicolle Wallace have been named the new co-hosts of "The View," ABC announced Thursday.
Karen Butler
Nicolle Wallace, October Gonzalez reportedly joining 'The View'

Nicolle Wallace, October Gonzalez reportedly joining 'The View'

NEW YORK, Aug. 8 (UPI) --"The View" is expected to hire political commentator Nicolle Wallace and October Gonzalez, wife to NFL star Tony Gonzalez, as new co-hosts.
Annie Martin
Sherri Shepherd to star in Broadway's 'Cinderella' as wicked stepmother

Sherri Shepherd to star in Broadway's 'Cinderella' as wicked stepmother

NEW YORK, Aug. 6 (UPI) --"The View" host Sherri Shepherd will make her Broadway debut opposite Keke Palmer in "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella."
Annie Martin
Ann Curry may be on short list to join 'The View'

Ann Curry may be on short list to join 'The View'

NEW YORK, July 14 (UPI) --ABC considering hiring Ann Curry to fill an empty chair on "The View."
Danielle Haynes
Rosie O'Donnell officially confirmed for 'The View'

Rosie O'Donnell officially confirmed for 'The View'

NEW YORK, July 10 (UPI) --ABC announced Thursday that former co-host Rosie O'Donnell is officially confirmed to return on "The View."
Annie Martin
Elisabeth Hasselbeck slams Rosie O'Donnell's return to 'The View'

Elisabeth Hasselbeck slams Rosie O'Donnell's return to 'The View'

NEW YORK, July 9 (UPI) --Rosie O'Donnell is reportedly confirmed to return to "The View," and former feuding co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck says the news has ruined her vacation.
Annie Martin
Rosie O'Donnell may return to co-host 'The View'

Rosie O'Donnell may return to co-host 'The View'

NEW YORK, July 8 (UPI) --Rosie O'Donnell is reportedly in "active negotiations" to rejoin "The View" following the departure of Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy.
Annie Martin
Barbara Walters tapes her final episode as co-host of 'The View'

Barbara Walters tapes her final episode as co-host of 'The View'

NEW YORK, May 15 (UPI) --Broadcasting legend Barbara Walters taped her final episode of {i:The View} Thursday and the program will air Friday.
Karen Butler
Rosie O'Donnell tweets weight-loss pic

Rosie O'Donnell tweets weight-loss pic

LOS ANGELES, April 20 (UPI) -- The actress and comedian says she's lost 50 pounds.
Kate Stanton
Rosie O'Donnell shows nearly 50-pound weight loss in Twitter photo

Rosie O'Donnell shows nearly 50-pound weight loss in Twitter photo

LOS ANGELES, April 17 (UPI) -- Rosie O'Donnell shared a before-and-after photo showcasing her drastic weight loss via Twitter on Wednesday.
Veronica Linares
Past and present co-hosts will come together to celebrate Barbara Walters on 'The View'

Past and present co-hosts will come together to celebrate Barbara Walters on 'The View'

NEW YORK, April 16 (UPI) -- All 11 past and present "The View" co-hosts will come together to celebrate Barbara Walters' retirement in an upcoming special episode.
Annie Martin
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Actress Rosie O'Donnell participates in a news conference introducing the Foster Care Mentoring Act of 2009 on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 6, 2009. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
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Roseann "Rosie" O'Donnell (born March 21, 1962) is an American stand-up comedienne, actress, singer, author and media personality. She has also been a magazine editor and continues to be a celebrity blogger, LGBT rights activist, television producer and collaborative partner in the LGBT family vacation company R Family Vacations.

Raised Roman Catholic, O'Donnell lost her mother to cancer as a pre-teen and has stressed the importance of protecting children and supporting families throughout her career. O'Donnell started her comedy career while still a teenager and her big break was on the talent show Star Search when she was twenty years old. A TV sitcom and a series of movies introduced her to a larger national audience and in 1996 she started hosting The Rosie O'Donnell Show which won multiple Emmy awards.

During her years on The Rosie O'Donnell Show she wrote her first book, a memoir called Find Me and developed the nickname "Queen Of Nice" as well as a reputation for philanthropic efforts. She used the book's $3 million advance to establish her own For All Kids foundation and promoted other charity projects encouraging other celebrities on her show to also take part. O'Donnell came out stating "I'm a dyke!" two months before finishing her talk show run, saying that her primary reason was to bring attention to gay adoption issues. O'Donnell is a foster—and adoptive—mother. She has since continued to support many LGBT causes and issues.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Rosie O'Donnell."
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