Rosie O’Donnell Puts Stephen Collins on Blast in Free Verse Poem

Rosie O'Donnell and Stephen Collins
Rosie O'Donnell wrote a poem slamming Stephen Collins for his history of sexual abuse  Taylor Hill/FilmMagic; Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images

Rosie O'Donnell has never been shy about sharing her feelings — and she has a lot of them about Stephen Collins. So many, in fact, that she wrote a poem about them on her blog

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.

"they showed me the clip in the morning / 20 seconds / thats all i could watch / of his apology tour," O'Donnell wrote, alluding to his recent ABC interview with Katie Couric.

"i was sure she was gonna do 2 him / what she did 2 sarah plain / hit him with his truth," she continued, referring to Couric. "right between the eyes / expose him for who he was / 'what newspapers do u read sarah?' / she saved us all then / this time / she didn't."

The poem goes on to slam Collins for his history of sexual abuse. "u are not equals / she was an innocent child / a baby girl / u have a daughter for gods sake," it reads.

Later, it brings up O'Donnell's own experience with sex, and how that affected the way she sees her body. "sex is not fun / not now / not ever / it is married to a lingering terror," she wrote.

The poem ends with several links to organizations that offer support and other resources to victims of abuse and depression, followed by the lyrics to Joni Mitchell's "Not to Blame." Read the full post on O'Donnell's website

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