your side of the story! Rosie O’Donnell responded after her daughter Vivienne criticized her parenting style on social media.
“Vi-Vi, what do you mean I haven’t done anything normal? I did normal things,” the 60-year-old comedian joked in a TikTok video shared on Thursday, Aug. 4. “I worked normally. I am very normal. My goodness, Vivi! I’m going to share a few secrets about you.”
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The 19-year-old posted her own TikTok earlier in the day about how she was amused by messages praising her mum for leading her life “normally” while she’s very famous. “No offense mom,” the teen said. “No. That never happened. She just didn’t really let us know [about] really everything.”
Vivienne further claimed that her mother would simply assume that her children already knew certain things about life or that they knew family friends whom they had never met before. “Once I would find [things] out, she’d be like, ‘Vivi, come on, you know that. I’m sure you know that,'” she recalled. “She’s done so much for me and I’m so incredibly, incredibly grateful to her, but one thing she hasn’t done is normal.”
In her written caption, she added, “Interesting but not normal.”
That Celebrity Detox The author shares Vivienne and three other children – Parker, 27, Chelsea, 24, and Blake, 22 – with his ex-wife Kelly carpenter. The Daytime Emmy winner also shares 9-year-old Dakota with Michelle Rounds, who died in 2017.
Earlier in the week, Vivienne posted another TikTok video about how “this beautiful woman” “always” comes to family events. “I used to think, ‘Yes, there’s Mo. She came with her kids,'” the young adult recalled. “So yeah, this lovely lady Mo used to come over to our house and all our birthday parties and bring her kids along for little playdates and stuff. And I just never had any idea who the hell she was.”
After seeing Mo for years, Vivienne recalled watching TV with O’Donnell and seeing Mo accept an award. “And I’m like, ‘Wait, it’s Mo Madonna?'” she said. “Connecting the dots. … Then I finally realized it was Madonna all these years.”
That Harriet the Spy The actress and the “Vogue” singer, 63, have been friends since the early 1990s when they met on the set of A league of its own. The Grammy winner appeared on her best friend’s talk show. The Rosie O’Donnell Showmany times during its run from 1996 to 2002, and the duo have celebrated countless family celebrations together over the years.
During a 2019 interview with Andy CohenO’Donnell joked that she wasn’t having dinner with her Dick Tracy Stern more often because she eats late at night. “For example 10 o’clock”, that Find me author joked. “Sometimes she says, ‘Why can’t you ever come to dinner?’ Because I was asleep then!”