WATCH: Rosie’s Positive Oprah And Gayle Ain’t Scissor Sisters

Keeping up the trend of having gay talk show hosts on his late night chat-and-booze fest, Andy Cohen welcomed Rosie O’Donnell last night on Watch What Happens Live!

O’Donnell’s got a new talk show on the Oprah Winfrey Network, so of course Cohen brought up the persistent rumor that The Divine One might be a lesbian.

Rosie admitted people might think that because of her closeness to BFF Gayle King. but she says she knows the ladies are straight. “I saw both of their nails,” O’Donnell reveals, “And frankly it’s not happening. That’s all I can tell you.”

Huh? Ohhhh.


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  • jason

    Bravo tends to trivialize gay issues. It’s garbage, more like Bullshit.

  • Cam

    Just like Rosie was FOR SURE in love with Tom Cruise?

    Just like Rosie was FOR SURE a “Single” mother raising her kids alone…forgetting to mention the long term girlfriend she’d had for years who was home with the kids.


    Oh, and lets not forget, Oprah is Rosie’s boss now and this is about the 10th time Rosie has gone out of her way to talk about just how “Straight” Oprah is.

  • wc1

    Have to say, I never thought about how long nails might be a problem for a lesbian.

    Learning is fundamental.

  • ron

    …..Or, just maybe, Oprah IS straight. Who cares?

  • MKe

    No I never thought Oprah was gay. I’m sure lesbians find that hot so maybe that’s how all that started.

  • Shannon1981

    @wc1: Long nails, especially of the nail shop variety with rhinestones and polish,etc are a huge no no for the sexually active lesbian. The only exception is the pillow princess.

  • Shannon1981

    @ron: A rich, influential, successful straight woman who has never been known to be with a man, ever? I don’t think so.

  • Esculapio Mitiríades Torquemada de la Cueva

    @Shannon1981: Nice way to completely ignore Steadman.

  • Esculapio Mitiríades Torquemada de la Cueva

    @Shannon1981: Well, that’s just begging the question (in the old sense of the phrase): You say she’s gotta be a lesbian because she’s never had a man in her life, and then you say the man in her life doesn’t count because he’s just a beard, which he can only be if she’s a lesbian.

    Maybe Oprah’s into the ladies; maybe she’s not. What do I know? But I’m not a fan of innuendo and second-guessing. Either Oprah comes out as a lesbian, or some definitive proof is offered (maybe someone leaks out the tape of her eating out Gayle? I’d watch that). ‘Til that happens, I’ll take her at her word and log her on the “straight” column.

  • Shannon1981

    @Esculapio Mitiríades Torquemada de la Cueva: Do I think she’s gay? Yes. Do I think the only reason Rosie keeps harping on how OMFG STRAIGHT she is is because Oprah is her boss? Yes. But, as you say, straight until proven gay. Oprah is a supporter of gay rights, a great humanitarian, and a hugely successful woman who beat the odds to become what she is today.

    I personally abhor closets, but, her decision. I don’t agree with it, but it’s her life, not mine. I am not, however, afraid to say that yes, I think she’s a closet case.

  • Adrian


    I hope that you aren’t gay. If you are, you need to throw your gaydar in the trashcan. I’m a lesbian and Oprah is straight. I can watch and listen to a woman and tell within a few minutes if she’d “go there” or not. Oprah would not. Oh, and by the way, Tom Cruise ain’t gay either. I hate it when people say that he is. There is nothing gay about that dude. He’s just another goofy ass straight man with too much money. Trust me, my sixth sense for finding other gays and bisexuals has NEVER been wrong!

  • MikeE

    @Adrian: Funny, nor has mine ever been wrong… and mine appears to contradict yours.

  • Shannon1981

    @Adrian: I am gay. I am a lesbian. And my gaydar is great, thanks, I am never wrong.

  • jason


    Gaydar is not a scientific phenomenon, so don’t flatter yourself. All it is is a perception based on stereotypes. Your so-called gaydar is just that – a perception.

  • Daez

    @Shannon1981: Perhaps, just perhaps, the reason Rosie keeps talking about Oprah being straight is that she continuously gets the same question in interviews?

  • Shannon1981

    @Daez: Could be. All I can say is what I believe myself.

  • Cam

    Look, am I saying Oprah is gay? Who knows, I think it is odd that every trip she takes is with Gail rather than the man she is supposedly in love with.

    But one thing I think is funny. It is well known in Hollywood that if you have a gay client you pair them up in a fake relationship with a young wannabee actress or actor, or cover for them some other way…

    Tom Cruise is rumored to be gay and Rosie O’Donnell spent years on her show pretending to be in love with him.

    Now she is going out of her way to say that Oprah is straight. The coincidence is just a bit much.

  • Mike

    @Cam: I don’t know, I don’t think Oprah is a lesbian just like I don’t think Dolly Parton is one, despite her husband NEVER being seen in public.

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