Rosie O’Donnell is showing the public who she really is with this. But we knew it all along.
Rosie O’Donnell has cut off ties with adopted daughter Chelsea and won’t let her have any contact with her younger siblings until she agrees to a year-long therapy program thousands of miles from home, the teen revealed in an exclusive interview with Daily Mail Online.
The 18-year-old previously opened up to Daily Mail Online about how she felt like an outsider to her family after being sent away from her Nyack, New York home to a therapeutic boarding school in Utah for three years when she turned 13.
Now the teen says that she does not want to repeat the experience with the new program, which is based in Texas, and is pleading for an opportunity to address her problems nearer to home – and be allowed to see her siblings, Blake, 15, Vivienne, 12, and two-year-old Dakota.
Chelsea said she takes medication for anxiety and depression and admits she needs a therapist to help her deal with emotional problems. But she is desperate for another solution rather than being sent away.
She revealed that the stress she has been under has contributed to a recent spate of hospital visits. She has felt physically sick, had abdominal pain and episodes of dizziness, at one point while she was driving.
She said: ‘A big reason I’ve been so stressed lately is because I’ve been in the hospital a lot.’
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