Rosie O'Donnell Visited Michael Cohen In Prison. Yes, That Michael Cohen.
Written by Huffingtonpost on April 30, 2020
Rosie O’Donnell was prepared to let bygones be bygones in her lengthy feud with President Donald Trump ― properly, no less than with one in every of his associates.
The comic instructed “Late Evening” host Seth Meyers on Wednesday that she’d visited former Trump lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen in jail earlier than the coronavirus pandemic swept throughout the U.S. She mentioned Cohen was contrite about his crimes ― and apologized for his function in Trump’s remedy of her.
Cohen was sentenced to 3 years in jail in 2018 after he pleaded responsible to mendacity to Congress and violating marketing campaign finance regulation by funneling hush cash to girls who allegedly had trysts with Trump.
Trump has feuded with O’Donnell for years, beginning lengthy earlier than he was elected president. He repeatedly threatened to sue the previous discuss present host, as is his sample. However largely the rivalry has concerned name-calling. Trump has labeled her a “loser” and a “pig,” amongst different insults, whereas O’Donnell has dissed Trump as “dumb” and a “con man.”
O’Donnell defined to Meyers that she noticed one thing acquainted in Cohen. As Trump’s impeachment unfolded, she discovered herself considering that whereas Cohen was sitting in jail, the person he did the soiled work for was sitting within the White Home.
So she wrote Cohen a letter and she or he mentioned he emailed her again, apologizing for the assaults on her as a result of “lots of people instructed him I used to be a great particular person.”
After exchanging notes for months, O’Donnell lastly visited him on the “faculty campus”-like Otisville Federal Correctional Establishment in New York state earlier this 12 months. Cohen has since been scheduled to be launched from jail and serve the remainder of his sentence at house amid the pandemic.
“The good factor he instructed me was that the entire time he labored for Trump … his spouse and children saved saying, ‘You gotta stop that job,’” O’Donnell instructed Meyers. “And he obtained tears in his eyes and he mentioned, ‘I simply want I listened to my spouse and children. If I listened to my spouse and children, I wouldn’t be right here.’”
O’Donnell, who additionally mentioned the jail go to earlier this month on Howard Stern’s present, hasn’t been silent about Cohen’s former boss both. She mentioned final week that she believes Trump will lose the November election in a landslide.