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Rosie O’Donnell apologizes to Melania Trump for autism tweet

Rosie O'Donnell, above at a Manhattan event in

Rosie O'Donnell, above at a Manhattan event in April 2016, has apologized to Melania Trump for retweeting a link to a YouTube video that speculated on whether her son, Barron, was autistic. Photo Credit: PMC / Sylvain Gaboury

Rosie O’Donnell is making amends with Melania Trump.

The Commack-raised comic apologized to the future first lady via social media on Thursday after retweeting a video on Nov. 21 speculating that Trump’s son Barron may have autism.

“I apologize to @melaniatrump — I was insensitive in my RT [retweet] — I am sorry for the pain I caused — it was not my intent — I am truly sorry,” O’Donnell, 54, tweeted.

After issuing her apology, the former “View” co-host then made her Twitter account private.

The YouTube user who posted the video also apologized on Thursday and removed the clip.


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