Rosie O’Donnell suffered a major scare last week – a widow maker heart attack! The TV personality is starting to feel better and has been busy resting and tweeting.
TV personality Rosie O'Donnell suffered a heart attack last week and is now recovering at home and “resting comfortably.”
O’Donnell took to her blog to write about the experience in verse form, saying the Internet and a TV commercial helped save her life. Rosie wrote, “i took some bayer aspirin/thank god/saved by a tv/commercial/literally…” Read the whole poem here.
The radio show host said she had a stent inserted after doctors found that her coronary artery was 99 percent blocked.
She added that it was a "miracle" that she didn't die. "They call this type of heart attack/the Widow Maker/i am lucky to be here.”
In a statement on Monday, Rosie’s rep said, "She is now home and resting comfortably. She is very, very lucky."
Earlier this month, O'Donnell, 50, shared the news that her fiancée Michelle Rounds was diagnosed with desmoid tumors, a very rare affliction.
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The former TV talk show host added, "I feel very sorry for her. I think she needs a lot of help. She needs time away. She's had a lot of trouble doing every single movie, including ‘Saturday Night Live.’ She was out and not at rehearsal… The last thing she did good, she was 16."
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With curlers still in her hair, talk show host Rosie O'Donnell tweeted a photo with her hair and makeup team and the caption, "Last day of shooting in harpo - thanks stella and Michelle."
OWN announced the end of "The Rosie Show" last weekend, and yesterday Rosie posted a video, thanking Oprah for the opportunity.
Less than a year after it began, OWN announced the end of "The Rosie Show" on Friday.
O'Donnell addressed the situation, saying, "It was fair. Listen, Oprah gave me an amazing shot at doing this. She really did. She put me back on TV, she believed in me... I didn't even know if I could do it again. And off I came to Chicago, with the best of intentions, trying, really, to do, I don't know, what I thought would be kind of easy for me, but it wasn't."