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October 2, 2002 | Associated Press
The publisher of Rosie magazine is filing a $100-million lawsuit against former talk show host Rosie O'Donnell for abruptly pulling out of their business partnership last month. Gruner & Jahr Printing & Publishing Co. said in court papers that O'Donnell's decision to quit Rosie magazine has or will cost it "in excess of $100 million in damages." The filing claims that O'Donnell, who announced Sept. 18 she was quitting the magazine, breached her contract and publicly disparaged the magazine.
February 27, 2004 | Shawn Hubler, Times Staff Writer
With crowds, paparazzi and a hastily convened appearance by the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus, this city's "Winter of Love" got its first shot of celebrity wattage Thursday as former talk show host Rosie O'Donnell and her longtime partner, Kelli Carpenter, joined the cavalcade of same-sex marriages at City Hall.
October 30, 1987 | DUNCAN STRAUSS
Rosie O'Donnell's performance Tuesday at the Improvisation in Irvine provided a textbook example of how a strong, expressive delivery can make good material sparkle and lesser material seem better than it really is. And how, even in stand-up, playing against type yields intriguing (and pretty funny) results. It also afforded a look at the curious instance of a comic starting off powerfully (she was on her way to a"killing," in stand-up parlance) but allowing the show to get away from her.
March 23, 2012 | By Matt Donnelly, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Admit it, at 45 years old, the Advocate looks good. Over those years, the LGBT magazine has seen the same challenges as any other print publication but has forged ahead with its watchdog duties in human rights as well as being a pop culture compass. The glossy will celebrate the big 4-5 at the Beverly Hilton on Thursday, welcoming a host of celebs and activists, as well as fashion and social types. Not to mention inductees to the Heroes Hall of Fame, a list of notables that includes Ellen DeGeneres, Rosie O'Donnell, Cynthia Nixon and Jake Gyllenhaal.
December 22, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Things got even uglier Thursday in the bitter war of words between Donald Trump and Rosie O'Donnell. The Donald called Los Angeles-based morning TV show "Good Day L.A." to sound off on O'Donnell's remarks about his near-firing of Miss USA Tara Conner. "Maybe she wanted to put the crown back on Miss USA's head," the real-estate mogul said of the openly gay O'Donnell, who has four children with partner Kelli Carpenter O'Donnell.
Brash and boisterous, Rosie O'Donnell has made a splash in daytime television ever since her daily talk show premiered last June. In that short time, she's also created waves in a long-running TV competition with which she has nothing--and perhaps everything--to do: the local news wars. Thanks to the large audience provided by O'Donnell's 3 p.m. show as a lead-in to its afternoon news block, KNBC-TV Channel 4 beat KABC-TV Channel 7 in news both at 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Not withstanding a comment or two from the presidential debates, Rosie O'Donnell uttered the most-used sound bite of 1992. In "A League of Their Own," she got to recite to Madonna the hall-of-fame line "You think there's a man in this country who ain't seen your bosoms?," the petulant New Yawk delivery of which almost made O'Donnell a star all by itself.
January 30, 2013 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Jim Nabors, beloved to audiences as TV's Gomer Pyle, has married Stan Cadwallader, his partner of 38 years. The wedding took place Jan. 15 in front of a judge at a Seattle hotel, said Hawaii News Now , which first reported the news Tuesday. Washington state legalized gay marriage in December "I'm not ashamed of people knowing. It's just that it was such a personal thing, I didn't tell anybody," said Nabors, 82, a resident of Honolulu. "I'm very happy that I've had a partner of 38 years, and I feel very blessed.
August 31, 1996
Rosie O'Donnell and Lindsay Davenport? Oh, now I get it. Write-alikes: Allan Malamud and William Faulkner. JOHN WHITEMAN San Diego
January 15, 2004 | Don Shirley
Rosie O'Donnell, who spent $10 million to bring the London-bred musical "Taboo" to Broadway, will lose her entire investment when the show closes Feb. 8 after 16 previews, 100 performances and mostly bad reviews. The production, set in the Boy George era of 1980s London, featured Boy George in the cast. " 'Taboo' was by far the most fulfilling experience of my career," O'Donnell said in a statement.
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