Rosie O'Donnell's 17-Year-Old Daughter Chelsea Is Missing (UPDATE)

By Johnny Lopez


*UPDATE: Rosie's daughter has been found.

Rosie tweeted the good news shortly after 6pm ET and wrote: "chelsea has been found and is safe in police custody - thank u all for the help and light #missingchildren." 



Rosie O'Donnell's 17-year-old daughter Chelsea is missing, the former View host revealed on Twitter and her website.

"Nyack, New York police authorities have been looking for her in the Rockland County area since Sunday, August 16. She was last seen Tuesday, August 11. She was wearing a black sweatshirt hoodie, dark ripped blue jeans, women’s grey converse sneakers and a black backpack. Chelsea has a large tattoo on her right side of a dream catcher with the word ‘Breathe.’ She left home with her 6 month old therapy dog named Bear. The dog is a 9 lbs brown and black terrier. Chelsea stopped taking her medicine and is in need of medical attention. Any information please contact authorities at 845-358-0206 or 911."

In addition, the 53-year-old tweeted out photos of Chelsea and her dog Bear to her over 834K followers.


According to O'Donnell's rep, the teenager suffers from mental illness, reported ABC News.

Chelsea is Rosie's daughter with her ex-wife Kelli Carpenter, with whom she shares three other children. 

O'Donnell also has a two-year-old daughter with estranged wife Michelle Rounds.


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