Rosie fatigue set in for me years back when she treated Tom Selleck like dirt on her show because he was an NRA member. She struck me as unstable, angry and mean. My opinion of her has yet to change.
So today, she tees off on Donald Trump over the Miss USA Pageant thing. Um, besides a big "who cares?", what is there to say about the fact that a boobilicious babe gets a "second chance." Well, to Rosie it's a big deal. But that's not the whole story. Her real animus seeps through with this statement:
"There he is, hair looping, going everyone, everyone deserves a second chance," she began. "He's the moral authority? Left the first wife, had an affair, left the second wife, had an affair, had kids both times, but he's the moral compass for twenty year olds in America. Donald, sit and spin, my friend."Could her anger be thinly disguised discrimination based on sexual orientation? He is a married, divorced twice, white, rich man and that alone is deserving of contempt in Rosie's world. And what white man would take on a lesbian talk show host without fear of enduring raining hail of scorn?
Only, it seems, Donald Trump. He fired back and how. Here's a nutshell:
In turn, Trump, who became aware of the Rosie comments earlier this morning, branded her "a loser." "Rosie's been a loser for a long time," he told Access. Her magazine failed, she got sued. She folded up like a tent."
I don't know what he means by that threat. He was p.o.'d that's for sure. He called her "ugly inside and out".
He also sent a stern warning over O'Donnell's outburst and suggested she watch her partner."Rosie is somebody out of control who really just doesn't have it and she ought to be careful because I'll send one of my friends to pick up her girlfriend and I think it would be very easy," he said.
And here's what Billy Bush at the Access Blog says:
'Twas the week before Christmas and all seemed to be quiet. Then the alley cat of morning chat starts a little riot.
I tried to avoid commenting on this latest dust between Rosie and Donald. Both are unafraid to launch verbal attacks, both are publicly pugnacious and both are doing their best to make sure there is no such thing as a quiet week in the entertainment "crap-o-sphere"
If its true that "opposites attract", then the reverse is also true. Rosie and Donald, "Ronald", are ham on ham, no cheese. They are rich, tough, outspoken, fearless....lightning rods for controversy and PR geniuses.
The PR part is definitely true, but I don't buy that these people don't hate each other to the core. The dislike for each other is palpable. Rosie is a bully and utterly self-unaware. Donald's advice to Rosie, "Better not leave your girlfriend, 'cuz she's truly nice and you'll never get another one" seems odd considering. Donald, of all people, should know that money bags hot babes. Even Rosie doesn't have to worry about that.
Think I'm wrong? I have two words: Anna Nicole.