Rosie O’Donnell Apologizes to Melania for Sharing Offensive Content about Barron

Rosie O’Donnell offered a belated apology Thursday for contributing to the rumor that Donald and Melania Trump’s son, Barron, has autism.

The rumor took off rapidly after O’Donnell tweeted a link to a YouTube video titled “Is Barron Trump Autistic? #StopTheBullying.” Now Rosie has apologized for perpetuating the false rumor about Barron, TMZ reports.

“I apologize to @MELANIATRUMP – i was insensitive in my RT – i am sorry for the pain i caused – it was not my intent – i am truly sorry.”

The video, posted in early November, showed footage of the 10-year-old Trump accompanied by explanations of his “symptoms” of autism including “antisocial behavior,” the inability to sit still, and wobbling as he walks, among other things.

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