Rosie O'Donnell Vs. David Letterman

Rosie O'Donnell has fired back at David Letterman for mocking her lightning-fast engagement to Michelle Rounds. See what she had to say.

David Letterman is quite the jokester, but Rosie O'Donnell is not amused. The not-so-newly-engaged talk show host took to her own OWN stage to fire back at the Late Show funnyman for making fun of her hot love life.

Rosie O'Donnell

In his monologue Tuesday night, David Letterman mocked Rosie's relationship -- and lesbian relationships in general -- with a cutting joke.

"The woman she is marrying, her fiancée, was driving… and her car broke down. And guess what happened? Rosie pulls up right behind her in her tow truck," Letterman joked.

Rosie O'Donnell flashes fiancée's engagement ring >>

In reality, Rosie said the couple met at a local Starbucks.

This seems to be a rather sensitive subject for Rosie and, now that she has a captive audience, she is coming out swinging.

"I don't remember making fun of you when you had sex with all your interns!" she said in response to Letterman's jokes. "I didn't make fun of your rampant, throbbing heterosexuality, did I Dave?"

Rosie then proceeded to offer her own top five list of reasons why she refuses all offers to appear on The Late Show, including "Dave, when you had that heart surgery, you shouldn't have told the doctors to take out the whole thing," and "Not only do you appear to be anti-gay, you're anti-tow truck driver!"

Actually, Rosie's refusal to go on the show stems back to that very heart surgery she refers to on her list. Back in 2005, Rosie claimed on her blog that after she offered to help fill in for Letterman during his heart surgery, she was accused of gunning for his job -- a claim his people have steadfastly denied.

Tune into The Rosie Show today on OWN at 7/6 p.m. Central to see her complete rant and top five list.

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Comments on "Rosie O'Donnell rips Letterman's "throbbing heterosexuality""

funnyfarm December 10, 2011 | 11:20 AM

Never understood how Rosie got where she did but that thinking also applies to most of the reality TV stars as well.

Steve C December 09, 2011 | 4:27 PM

Dave, I for one am on your side. I think the joke was hilarious and to the point. Why did rosie have to be on TV kissing he partner she likes to flaunt her uality which makes her ripe for attack. We love you Dave.

jeanay December 09, 2011 | 11:28 AM

what i do not understand is why do anyone have to attack anyone's are who you are,I am sure that if given a choice no one would ask to be born ,you are what you are.I am not ,But i do accept people as they are, we all should.

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