Rosie O’Donnell is having to eat her phrases on this one!
The veteran comic and TV host took to TikTok on Sunday, revealing a narrative about how she had an ungainly encounter with Nick Jonas and his spouse Priyanka Chopra.
Because the 59-year-old comic defined, she “embarrassed” her son and his girlfriend, together with Rosie’s longtime pal Fran Drescher, throughout a latest outing for the entire group to Nobu close to the ocean in Malibu for dinner.
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Through the outing, Rosie defined within the video, her social gathering was seated subsequent to the singer and the Baywatch star. Bowled over by the presence of the well-known couple, Rosie reached out to share what she thought have been some sort feedback.
The previous daytime TV staple defined how she mistakenly thought Priyanka’s father was world-famous writer Deepak Chopra! Oh no… She recalled:
“So once I mentioned, ‘Hello, Nick Jonas. You have been nice in Kingdom‘ and ‘Hello, [Priyanka]. I do know your dad.’ She goes, ‘You do? Who’s my dad?’ And I’m like, ‘Deepak.’ She’s like, ‘No, and Chopra is a typical title.’ … I felt so embarrassed.”
Ooooh… That’s not good… Not solely is it a teensy bit racist, it additionally could possibly be taken to suggest the star isn’t well-known in her personal proper however due to her dad. Which Deepak is not.
(For the document, Priyanka’s father, Dr. Ashok Chopra, died in 2013.)
Mystified, Rosie requested her TikTok followers whether or not she was “the one one” who erroneously believed Nick was married to Deepak’s daughter. She then issued a direct apology to the pair, calling Priyanka “somebody Chopra” and including:
“Nick Jonas, I apologize, and to the Chopra spouse, I apologize too.”
Um… what the eff was that? Is she apologizing? Or lashing out? It was an sincere mistake earlier than, however she didn’t must put this video out this manner. Calling Priyanka “the Chopra spouse” as an alternative of by her title?!?! That appears dismissive, to say the very least.
Right here’s the complete video (beneath):
nick jonas at nobu #sunday
♬ unique sound – Rosie ODonnell
Instantly, commenters picked up on the “somebody Chopra” and “the Chopra spouse” feedback. Listed below are only a few of the various, many reactions that popped up in response to Rosie’s video:
“‘Somebody Chopra’ and ‘the Chopra spouse’ sound worse to me than the error. I imply, the system for making TikToks additionally has Google.”
“Her title is Priyanka.”
“Possibly study her title in the event you’re going to apologize.”
“‘The Chopra spouse’?! Rosie!! Her title is Priyanka and he or she is an amazingly stunning gifted girl”
“I’m glad that you simply owned as much as your mistake however I want you had at the very least Googled what her title was earlier than you made the video.”
A day later, feeling the warmth amid the net criticism, Rosie shared a second video apologizing for the apology.
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Making an attempt to make clear the context of the misunderstanding, O’Donnell mentioned within the second clip:
“So I’m studying the feedback about my [interaction with] Nick Jonas and his spouse, Priyanka Chopra, who I mistakenly thought was Deepak’s daughter. Folks thought that she was impolite.”
Sorry, individuals thought she was impolite? What individuals?? Rosie continued:
“She wasn’t impolite, it was simply awkward. I’m certain she will get sick of that. I’m certain I’m not the one one. In line with the feedback, lots of people thought that too however she’s apparently a really well-known actress and extra well-known than him, individuals have been saying. So I’m certain it felt bizarre to her, to start with.”
Rosie continued from there, including:
“Anyway, Priyanka is her title. Priyanka — I hope I’m saying that proper. I simply wish to apologize to her and to everybody who thought that it was actually inappropriate of me. Sorry, generally I f**ok up. I did at Nobu.”
Right here is that clip:
priyanka is her title – i shoulda googled b4 i tiktok ed #mondayvibes
♬ unique sound – Rosie ODonnell
OK, so simply so we’re clear, NO ONE thought Priyanka was being impolite, proper?! Why did her apology must be prefaced with principally forgiving another person first? What’s that??
What about U, Perezcious readers?? What do U take into consideration Rosie’s “awkward” second — and much more awkward apology??
Sound OFF along with your take down within the feedback (beneath)…
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