Rosie O'Donnell Lambastes Stephen Collins In an Epic Free-Verse Poem

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Your belated Christmas gift: Rosie O'Donnell has offered her own take on the Stephen Collins pedophilia saga, in the form of a free-verse poem. According to Us Weekly:

The View co-host, 52, put the embattled 7th Heaven actor on blast on Tuesday, Dec. 23, calling him out for his recent admission of sexual abuse. The poem, titled "U R NOT 2 BLAME," begins with a few verses about the comedienne's friendship with Collins, and then addresses the current controversy surrounding him.


O'Donnell, who was molested as a child, is having understandable issues coming to terms with her friend's actions—he came on The View, they did pottery together, etc. etc. Here are some excerpts:

i learned how to throw pots

like him

i liked him

a lot


in case u wonder

what ur man sized penis –

ur abuse of power

ur lack of impulse control did to that kid

i will tell u a bit about me

sex is not fun

not now

not ever

it is married to a lingering terror








UM, TRUE. Read the full blog post here.


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Karrueche Tran, Chris Brown's on-and-off girlfriend, posted a photo of her (right) hand laden with some big-ass diamonds. Is this kamikaze pilot engaged to Chris Brown?!? THE WORLD SPECULATES. Here's E! with the backstory, in case you have not been following (our own Kara Brown has a primer, too):

The two, who are notoriously off-and-on, have landed in the headlines recently for their back-and-forth drama on social media.

In early December Brown took to Twitter to publically trash Tran and announce that he was single.

She then posted a photo of herself on Instagram, writing, "Once you find strength within yourself, it's hard to allow any type of bs around you. I refuse to be repeatedly mistreated, especially by someone who claims to love me. That's not love. And if that's what you define as love then I don't want it."

And it was only a matter of time before he came back with a wordy apology, backtracking on his original war of words.

"Being young and dumb is one of my strong suits and emotional at best," the "Love More" singer, 25, explained. "I love hard and react impulsively when I'm hurt at times. I don't think social media is a place to air out or hash out personal problems and a n—-a feel hella WACK for doing it."

All it takes is a little communication.


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Katie Holmes told Elle Canada that she's still not over Dawson's Creek, what a lame loser. "I don't know if I have moved past it, but I don't really care," she said. "I had a ball doing it, and it's really nice to be a part of something that did affect people."

She's not wrong—a generation of teens would not have known how to correctly pull of angst/a middle part without that show.


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  • Beyonce and Jay-Z went to Iceland for Jay's 45th birthday, managed to make snow look expensive. [People]
  • Robin Thicke, 37, brought his teenage girlfriend to a liquor store. [NYDN]
  • T-Swift paid $6,000 for Hugh Jackman's t-shirt, as you do. [NYDN]
  • Meryl Streep's character in Into The Woods was inspired by men, which is a perfect peg for her 2015 Oscars speech. [Page Six]

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Admittedly, it is very strange to consider a friend, or even an acquaintance, as a predator.

I went to high school with this guy, and he was one grade ahead of me, and I'm still not 100% sure I would call us friends. He was kind of gross, and looked at really weird shit on the Internet. But he was part of a circle of friends who would hang out and play Tekken and just generally be a bunch of nerds at school. Years later, he'd be a registered sex offender.

I always felt he was kind of a creep, but in the moment you tend to think that the people you know have a certain threshold, and there's absolutely no way they'd ever cross that line. Acknowledging that they're capable of monstrous acts is like acknowledging that you yourself are capable of similar acts. It's jarring to be able to imagine yourself both as a victim and a perpetrator.