April 29th, 2011
04:12 PM ET
Donald Trump may be known for his wheeling and dealing but he couldn't make the sale for Rosie O’Donnell.
Although O'Donnell announced recently that she was set to stay at the Trump International Hotel and Tower Chicago as she tapes her new show on Oprah Winfrey's OWN network, the 49-year-old has since reconsidered.
"She is not going to be living or renting a Donald Trump apartment and is still looking at real estate options," a rep for O'Donnell told the Advocate earlier this week.
As Huffington Post blogger and AfterEllen.com managing editor Trish Bendix points out, O'Donnell is a well-known advocate for marriage equality, while Trump has been vocal about the fact that he is not.
Trump, who has been dancing around a potential presidential run, told Fox News in February, "I am not in favor of gay marriage. I live in New York. New York is a place with lots of gays, and I think it's great, but I'm not in favor of gay marriage."
He made similar remarks in an interview with the Des Moines Register & Tribune Co. Speaking on the issue of whether gay couples should be able to access the same benefits as married couples, he said, “As of this moment, I would say... no.”
She recently tweeted, "Donald Trump is a Pompous A–hole! Saw him in Aspen with one Dcup chick after another. Everyone up there thought he was a complete idiot."
Then Cher stated, "DT is disrespectful bully who'd step over his Own Body 2 get on tv & Spew his special brand of venom! no morals just bottom lines."
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