On November 21st, Rosie O'Donnell retweeted a now-deleted video that suggested 10-year-old Barron Trump is on the autism spectrum.
Take a look:
Not only did Melania Trump fire back with the threat of a lawsuit and the fierce glare only a mother could give, but the rest of the country also gave her a piece—or a million pieces—of its mind.
O'Donnell defended herself by insisting she was not behind the video; rather, she just shared it.
She also suggested that if Barron was actually autistic, it would spread awareness for the autism-spectrum community on the highest platform in the U.S.
But people on social media weren't having it.
One Twitter user summed up the sentiment of thousands:
And when O'Donnell was approached by the paparazzi to comment, she clearly had nothing else to say.
A TMZ reporter caught up with the seemingly-exhausted talk show host to ask for her comments toward Melania.
O'Donnell avoided the topic for over three minutes with a slew of questions about the reporter himself:
“What's your name? How old are you? I'm 54. Do you have any siblings? How old are they?”
The reporter tried to remain polite, but insisted on a comment from O'Donnell.
“The View” host did not budge:
“I want to meet you as a human being. So if you want to talk to me as a human being, I'll gladly talk to you.”
O'Donnell then proceeded to distract the reporter with questions.
Now, not only has she apologized, but she's also set her Twitter account to private:
Unfortunately, people are still not having it:
Most, in fact, have completely rejected her apology:
Some even took it a few steps further:
Despite making her Twitter account private, O'Donnell still kept her 920,000 followers.
Whether she's opted for more privacy to avoid mean tweets or to mull over the possibility of a child's mental diagnosis in peace, people are positive the Twitter-verse will screenshot and retweet anything she says on the matter.