“I have an understanding of the cycle of show business and kind of what happens in people’s careers and when enough is enough. And oftentimes, people don’t know that, you know?
I don’t think it was the ‘be kind’ thing that got her. I think that’s an oversimplification. But it was a lot of things and it was complicated.
I’m glad that she’s, you know, going to be finished and she can get some time to herself to just, I mean, it’s a huge kind of strange thing to be on a show like that and have all that attention on you. And she had it for, like, 19 years. So, you know, it’s a tough thing.”Rosie O’Donnell speaking to SiriusXM’s The Jess Cagle Show about Ellen’s epic fall from grace.