Rosie O’Donnell Tweets Cryptic Quote After Daughter Chelsea’s “Heartbreaking” Interview: “I Will Grow Without You”

Rosie O'Donnell and Chelsea O'Donnell
Rosie O'Donnell posted a cryptic tweet following her daughter Chelsea's "heartbreaking" interview  Monica Schipper/Getty Images; Courtesy of Rosie O'Donnell/Twitter

Speaking out in her own way. Rosie O'Donnell posted a cryptic tweet on Wednesday, Oct. 7, following her daughter Chelsea's bombshell interview with the Daily Mail.

"I will grow, I will grow, I will grow," O'Donnell, 53, captioned a photo. "I will grow without you. I will feel the sun on my face and I will thrive."

In the pic, the star's kids are playing in her arts and crafts room. A painting that reads "It's Ok" can also be seen in the background.

The quote O'Donnell tweeted appears to be from Margaret Wise Brown's 1942 picture book The Runaway Bunny. The children's book centers on a baby bunny who wants to run away. The mother rabbit, in response, tells her offspring that "if you run away, I will run after you."

As previously reported, O'Donnell's daughter, Chelsea, whom she adopted as a baby, left home in August to live with her birth mother. She had previously been reported missing and eventually found with a man named Steven M. Sheerer, whom she met on the dating app Tinder. Chelsea, however, claimed to the Daily Mail that O'Donnell kicked her out and she was never actually missing.

"Rosie said that I was almost 18, and she got all this crap from work, and she didn't want to have to deal with that at home too," Chelsea said in the DM interview, which was published on Tuesday, Oct. 6. "She asked me to talk about what was going on and I didn't want to. So she asked for my phone and my computer. This was hours before she told me to leave."

Chelsea — whom O'Donnell shares with ex Kelli Carpenter — also went into detail about O'Donnell's living and eating habits, hobbies, and alleged short fuse.

In response, O'Donnell's rep told Us: It's "heartbreaking on every level."

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