"HE WILL NEVER BE PRESIDENT," O'Donnell tweeted Monday

By Aurelie Corinthios
September 27, 2016 10:50 AM

The bad blood between Donald Trump and Rosie O’Donnell isn’t over: In fact, O’Donnell called him an “orange anus.”

During Monday night’s presidential debate, the GOP nominee defended the controversial remarks he’s made about O’Donnell over the years after his opponent Hillary Clinton took a moment to highlight his history of making misogynistic comments about women.

While Clinton didn’t specifically bring up O’Donnell, Trump did, claiming that his attacks were justified because the comedian “deserves it.”

“Hillary is hitting me with tremendous commercials,” said Trump, 70. “Some of it said in entertainment, some of it said to somebody who’s been very vicious to me – Rosie O’Donnell. I said very tough things to her and I think everybody would agree that she deserves it and nobody feels sorry for her.”

O’Donnell, 54, took to Twitter Monday evening to give her take on the comments, first tweeting in all caps: “HE WILL NEVER BE PRESIDENT.”

In a follow-up tweet, O’Donnell included a clip from a 2006 episode of The View, which according to her marks the very beginning of her rivalry with Trump.

“The 5 mins orange anus can’t seem to get over,” O’Donnell tweeted alongside the clip. “Tell the truth – shame the donald #ImWithHer.”

In the video, O’Donnell was co-hosting an episode of the talk show and brought up a press conference held by Trump in which he addressed the issue of whether Miss USA 2006 Tara Conner could retain her crown after publicly partying. At the time, Trump was the pageant owner.

Rosie O'Donnell and Donald Trump

O’Donnell went on to mockingly imitate Trump, flipping her hair over to one side and deepening her voice as the audience roared with laughter.

“He annoys me on a multitude of levels,” O’Donnell said at the time. “He’s the moral authority? Left the first wife, had an affair. Left the second wife, had an affair. Had kids both times, but he’s the moral compass for 20-year-olds in America? Donald: Sit and spin, my friend. I don’t enjoy him. No, no, no.”

O’Donnell also addressed Trump’s finances in the clip.

“He inherited a lot of money and he’s been bankrupt so many times where he didn’t have to pay but the people beneath him who he owed money to got shorted out of the money but he got to again, try again. And you know what saved him the second time? After his father died, with that money, he paid off all his bankruptcy. This is not a self-made man.”

“He didn’t pay off the people he owed,” she maintained, before quipping: “Here comes a lawsuit. Get ready. This is gonna be good. He’s going to sue me, but he’ll be bankrupt by that time so I won’t have to worry.”

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“I just think that this man is one of those snake-oil salesmen on Little House on the Prairie,” she added.

In the years since, the O’Donnell/Trump feud has escalated significantly, with Trump going on to attack O’Donnell in the press and on social media.

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And O’Donnell wasn’t the only one who took issue with Trump’s decision to drag her into the debate Monday night – Madonna also took to Twitter to address his comments.

“Mess with my girl Rosie and you’re messing with me!!!” tweeted the star. “Cruelty never made anyone a winner.”

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