Things looked very different for Rosie O’Donnell and her daughter Chelsea just one year ago.
Chelsea had run away after a public falling out with her comedian mom, which resulted in Rosie reporting her missing to police, who found her living with a boyfriend. She was 17-years-old at the time.
Now, it appears the two are rebuilding their relationship.
Rosie posted a snap on Instagram of herself and Chelsea, safe at home.
“Chelsea and me - what a difference a year makes #hopelives,” 54-year-old Rosie captioned the pic.
Last year, Rosie took to her website to write that Chelsea “left home with her six month old therapy dog named Bear... Chelsea stopped taking her medicine and is in need of medical attention.”
The post infuriated Chelsea, who publicly bashed her mom. After Rosie’s call to police, cops found her living in New Jersey at the home of her 26-year-old boyfriend. He had an arrest record, which included heroin possession charges.
"Chelsea has been found and is safe in police custody—thank u all for the help and light #missingchildren,” she wrote on Twitter.
A week later Chelsea turned 18 and left once again, moving in with her birth mother, Deanna Micoley, who gave Chelsea up for adoption in 1997.
“I believe Rosie O'Donnell knew that I was in no condition to sign away my parental rights to my daughter” she told the National Enquirer, adding that she believed Rosie “stole” her daughter Kayla, Chelsea’s name at the time. “She did the worst thing one woman can do to another woman—take her child.”
But in June of this year Chelsea returned to Rosie, and the two appeared together in public at a charity event hosted by Rosie’s pal Fran Drescher.
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