Rosie O’Donnell’s breakup with Kelli Carpenter has been made public thanks to O’Donnell’s Chihuahua Misty and pet psychic Sonya Fitzpatrick.
During O’Donnell’s Sirius Satellite Radio show Friday, O’Donnell admitted Carpenter, her partner of five years, had moved out of their home two years ago.
“Where did you get [Misty] from, Rosie? Because she says she came from somewhere. And she said she’s happier with you,” Fitzpatrick told O’Donnell on the show. “She’s so spoiled and she loves to burrow.”
O’Donnell responded, “She does! She burrows in the bed right next to me.”
And, when asked who “sometimes looks after her,” O’Donnell explained her four children all fight over caring for the dog, who she got three days after Carpenter left.
“What happened [was] when Kelli moved out two years ago, I got the dog,” O’Donnell explained. “Because I wanted another child or something to love. And I got the dog.”
On Oct. 20, O’Donnell told USA Today, “We’re a family, we remain a family … Kelli and I love each other very much, and we are working on our issues. Those are the only words I am ever going to say. Ever. And that is something that has been agreed upon by all parties.”