It's From Six Years Ago!

Rosie O'Donnell tweeted a tweet about Kelly Ripa, someone she had a rivalry with years ago. The two saw each other Monday night at a Madonna show, but what exactly happened?

Girls sure can hold grudges — some girls, anyway. That is what Rosie O'Donnell tweeted Monday night after running into old rival Kelly Ripa at Madonna's concert at Madison Square Garden.

"Kelly Ripa - the girl can hold a grudge... #madonnaMSG," O'Donnell tweeted Monday night.

It's easy to assume O'Donnell is talking about a feud the two women had six years ago. At the time, Ripa had had singer Clay Aiken on the air and made a comment O'Donnell took offense to. While he was on the show, Aiken apparently put his hand over Ripa's mouth, and she wasn't very happy.

"Oh, that's a no-no," she told him, according to Perez Hilton. "I don't know where that hand's been, honey!"

The comment led to responses from O'Donnell, which led to the two women arguing on air on The View. O'Donnell felt the reaction to Aiken's hand sounded homophobic, and Ripa explained that she was concerned because Aiken had been shaking the audience's hands before the show.

"It's cold and flu season!" Ripa told O'Donnell at the time.

She defended her comments in many ways, and O'Donnell explained that she saw it from her point of view, and Ripa said that she saw it from her point of view. The discussion became very heated, with the other View hosts sharing their thoughts as well.

Perez Hilton tweeted Monday night from the Madonna show that "VIP is quite the scene!" and tagged Anderson Cooper, Ripa and O'Donnell, among others. O'Donnell also tweeted from the show all night and posted a photo of herself with the Material Girl on Twitter. Ripa tweeted as well about the Madonna show, but she didn't once mention Rosie O'Donnell, leaving many to wonder if the feud is the same one from six years ago. If it is and something really did happen, O'Donnell may actually be right that Ripa hasn't let go.

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Comments on "The feud Kelly Ripa and Rosie O'Donnell just can't let go of"

Kriste May 17, 2013 | 1:02 PM

I remember, and I am so glad Kelly called her out on it, actually going as far as calling into the show. Finally, someone stopped Big Mouth Rosie! Well, that was the first of the demise:) Come on, Narcissistic loozers, barely anyone gives a ---- if you are . What happened, is someone like Clay was given a break and was a guest, it was RUDE of him to cover Kelly's mouth..

Jessica November 15, 2012 | 6:59 PM

Kelly really needs to get over herself. She can be so abususive to people who don't agree with her. I do recall her putting her hands over Regis' mouth more than once on that show. Hypocrite! What a horrible, classless thing to say to any human being regardless.

Shane November 15, 2012 | 12:55 PM

No doubt in my mind that Ripa over reacted because Clay is . He was the co-host that day and was just being playful. Ripa's nasty reaction was a shock and embarrassed everyone including the crew. That was a Friday. On Monday Ripa spent 10 minutes defaming Clay Aiken when he wasn't abler to defend himself. Her main point was that her friend Howard Stern was certain Clay is and you know where those hands have been. Ripa was a total c_ _ t. After that I was all about defending that adorable guy.

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