Rosie O’Donnell ‘saddened’ by news of ex-wife’s death

September 16, 2017 2:52 AM

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Rosie O’Donnell ‘saddened’ by news of ex-wife’s death

Rosie O'Donnell, her daughter Chelsea O'Donnell and former tennis player Billie Jean King attend the 27th Annual Salute To Women In Sports Awards Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel October 16, 2006 in New York City. — AFP picLOS ANGELES, Sept 16 — Comedian and talk show host Rosie O’Donnell said she was saddened yesterday by the news that her ex-wife had died of an apparent suicide.

O’Donnell’s former wife Michelle Rounds, whom she was married to from 2012 to 2015, was found dead at her home earlier this week, celebrity news publication TMZ.com said.

“I am saddened to hear about this terrible tragedy. Mental illness is a very serious issue affecting many families. My thoughts and prayers go out to Michelle’s family, her wife Krista, and their child,” O’Donnell said in a statement.

O’Donnell and Rounds were married in a hospital ceremony in 2012, while Rounds was being treated for benign tumours and shortly after O’Donnell had suffered a heart attack.

Source: themalaymailonline.com

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