Final week, Rosie O’Donnell left her New Jersey weekend house for the first time in two months and she was terrified.
O’Donnell, 58, needed to journey into Manhattan to have an annual coronary heart take a look at after struggling a coronary heart assault in 2012.
“I used to be saying to my physician are you certain we’d like this?” she just lately informed Web page Six. “She stated this pandemic is going to go for a very long time so if we wait until this is over we’re going to be speaking about a yr, ‘I don’t need (you) to attend a yr.This is the aspect of the hospital that doesn’t have any Covid and they’re solely taking one shopper at a time and I obtained you in.’”
And like many in quarantine, “The View” alum has been bingeing on junk meals, particularly Pop Tarts.
“We had plenty of junk in the starting when it was first taking place and I used to be panicking,” she defined. “I informed the one that works right here get us some Pop Tarts so he obtained us about 40 containers … and it began to get actually unhappy once I realized there have been solely about half the containers left and I’m the just one in the house who eats them.”
The “Sleepless in Seattle” actress usually lives in New York Metropolis however doesn’t assume she’ll be returning anytime quickly.
“With out theater, with out eating places, that’s what your life in NYC is about,” she stated. “Museums and tradition and artwork exhibits and for me, theater, theater, theater. I do theater twice per week.”
O’Donnell at present seems in the HBO’s “I Know This A lot is True” with Mark Ruffalo. In the restricted sequence, Ruffalo struggles to deal with his paranoid schizophrenic twin brother. The challenge is deeply private for O’Donnell, who suffers from psychological sickness.
“I battle with my very own psychological sickness, main depressive dysfunction and PTSD, additionally I’ve nervousness points,” she stated, “and I used to be very joyful to see a task for a paranoid schizophrenic who wasn’t a assassin.
“Each time you see somebody like that on TV, oh they’re going to make him the assassin. Paranoid schizophrenics are more likely to harm themselves than anybody else. Compassion is wanted and I believe this movie provides you compassion.”