Tatum O’Neal Shares Sweet Snapshot With Rosie O’Donnell, Calls Her a “Generous Human Being”

Tatum O'Neal and Rosie O'Donnell
Tatum O'Neal celebrated her 52nd birthday on Thursday, Nov. 5, with a photo of herself with Rosie O'Donnell. Mike Pont/WireImage

What are good gal pals for, after all? Tatum O’Neal rang in her 52nd birthday on Thursday, Nov. 5, and shared a few meaningful photos with fans on Instagram — including one picture that featured rumored girlfriend Rosie O’Donnell.

“#repost BIRTHDAY Proud to have such generous human being in my corner,” the Academy Award-winning actress captioned the black-and-white snap of herself and O’Donnell, 53.

#repost BIRTHDAY Proud to have such generous human being in my corner-

A photo posted by Tatum O'neal (@tatum__oneal) on Nov 5, 2015 at 12:43pm PST

In the photo, both O’Neal and O’Donnell are wearing dark, thick-rimmed glasses and happy smiles.

Earlier this year, the longtime friends sparked rumors of a relationship when they vacationed together in what looked to be West Palm Beach, Fla., where the comedian owns a home.

“#vacations my wife and I woo woo!!! #ilovemylife,” O’Neal captioned one photo that showed a cloud-filled blue sky, palm trees, and a calm shoreline.

A rep for O’Donnell told Us Weekly that despite fans’ speculation, the pair are just friends, and have been since they first met in Chicago filming separate shows for Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network.

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