March 23, 2023

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Rosie O’Donnell is missing from the Barbara Walters tribute episode

procession Scenery Veterans — including current and one-time OG table mates Joy Behar and Meredith Vieira, Star Jones and Debbie Matenopoulos — pay their respects to the late series creator, Barbara Waltersduring the Tuesday Special. conspicuously missing of tribute for an hour: the former joint cost Rosie O’Donnell.

According to O’Donnell’s spokesperson, the comedian was invited to take part in a retrospective on Tuesday. However, “she’s on a plane and couldn’t change her schedule,” the rep explained. a Scenery The spokesperson confirms that an invitation has already been extended to O’Donnell.

O’Donnell honored her former boss, who passed away Friday at the age of 93 Instagram during the Weekend.

“What a legendary, long and eventful life,” O’Donnell marveled. “I spoke to every notable world leader in memory, interviewed every person, and was fortunate enough to stay in her orbit for many years.”

Although husband Well documented A rocky relationship, O’Donnell focused on the good times she shared with Walters. We’ve seen a lot of Broadway shows together, and whenever we’re backstage, I’d try to help her, you know, backstage, and she’d always slap my hand and tell me to leave her alone. [knew] What she was doing I can tell you.

O’Donnell concluded, “I hope she rests in peace and that everyone remembers what barriers she broke for women.” “It was…the first and always will be remembered.”

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