Rosie Meets the Parents; Ellen
Rumors run rampant in Hollywood
so "Extra" works hard to clear them
up. From Rosie O'Donnell to Tatum O'Neal and Ellen
DeGeneres, we've got the straight scoop on today's
Was everything rosy with the in-laws when Rosie
O'Donnell met her partner, Kelli's, parents?
No -- According to Rosie, the dinner when she first
met Kelli's parents was a little tense: "I said,
'I know you don't like that Kelli is gay. She is, you
know I am, but we've actually fallen in love.'"
So what did mom say to that? "She said, 'Waiter,
can we have more wine?'" Rosie related.
Rosie and Kelli sit down with Barbara
Walters on Friday night's "20/20."
She's the center of international intrigue in
her new film "The Interpreter," but
now is Nicole Kidman being edged
out as Australia's top-earning entertainer by
four guys and Dorothy the Dinosaur?
Yes -- The Wiggles are now listed
as Australia's richest entertainers. The children-friendly
singing group earned $34.5 million last year.
But Nicole is doing just fine -- she earned $30
million and didn't have to split it four ways.
Meanwhile, in New York, did Tatum O'Neal
hit on a hottie of the same sex?
Yes -- the New York Post is reporting that the
Oscar winner had a "few" drinks at Pop
Burger in the Big Apple's meatpacking district
before canoodling with a young, beautiful, mystery
woman. They reportedly left together after Tatum
managed to spill her drink on another customer.
Finally, Ted Koppel is leaving
"Nightline" at the end of the year,
but is the real news flash that Ellen
DeGeneres may be dancing into Ted's anchor
No -- Ellen's dance card is full with her hit
daytime TV show, which on Monday, includes playing
judge to Brittany Murphy. You
can catch all the legal action, Monday on Ellen.