Rosie O’Donnell Feels Bad For Mocking Anne Heche Before The Accident

Rosie O’Donnell regrets ridiculing Anne Heche onstage after the actress’s quirky interview with Barbara Walters in 2001.

The 60-year-old comedian took to TikTok on Sunday to deal with the fiery car accident that left Heche, 53, in “critical condition” and fighting for her life.

“I can’t stop thinking about this Anne Heche accident and how horrible it all is and I feel bad for laughing at her when she talked to Barbara Walters about having an alien relationship,” O’Donnell said in the TikTok- video.

“If we have an honest discussion about drink-driving, we find out how common it is and that’s terrifying, isn’t it?” she added, suggesting Heche may have been intoxicated, which is what police suspect.

“I wonder if she’s okay. I think it’s a miracle she didn’t kill anyone… and I hope she survives. But wow, what a tragic story. That car has been on fire for a long time, they say.”

The “View” alum then urged her followers to seek help “if [they] struggling with alcoholism.

“Try it before it’s too late,” she advised. “Try it before you’re at your lowest.”

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Rosie O’Donnell says she feels “bad” for making fun of Anne Heche during a 2001 interview with Barbara Walters.

In 2001, during a “20/20” interview with Walters, Heche claimed that she created a “fantasy world” and a second personality called Celestia after being sexually abused by her father, Donald, when she was younger.

“I’m not crazy. But it’s a crazy life. I grew up in a crazy family and it took 31 years to get the crazy out of me,” Heche told Walters at the time.

“I had a fantasy world that I ran into. I named my other persona Celestia,” she noted, claiming that this other persona had supernatural powers. “I thought I came from that world. I thought I was from another planet. I think I was crazy.”

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Heche claimed she had a second personality in the 2001 interview.
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O’Donnell later mocked Heche for the interview at an Ovarian Cancer Research benefit at Caroline’s Comedy Club in Times Square in 2002, according to USA Today.

“What kind of train wreck was that?” the comedian reportedly questioned the crowd, before making fun of Heche’s sexuality and her past relationship with Ellen DeGeneres.

“She couldn’t just say, ‘I’ve been a lesbian for two years, it didn’t work for me?'”

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Heche has been in “critical condition” since her car crashed into a house last Friday.
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As Vidak For Congress previously reported, Heche has been fighting for her life since last Friday, when she was severely burned after an accident “engulfed” her car in flames.

“Shortly after the accident, Anne Heche became unconscious and fell into a coma,” her spokesperson told Vidak For Congress on Monday. “She has a significant lung injury that requires mechanical ventilation and burns that require surgery.”

Earlier that day, Vidak For Congress confirmed that the Los Angeles Police Department had received a warrant to test the actress’s blood because they believe she may have been under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol when her car crashed into a house in LA. clashed.

“If found drunk, [Heche] may be charged with misdemeanor DUI hit and run. No arrests have been made so far,” the statement said.

According to eyewitnesses, Heche first crashed into the garage of an apartment complex, but drove away before residents could help her.

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