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Rosie O’Donnell Calls Reality Winner A ‘Brave Young Patriot’

On Thursday, Rosie O’Donnell, who has a long-running feud with President Trump, called 25-year-old Reality Winner, who was arrested for leaking a classified report to an online news outlet, a “brave, young patriot.”

O’Donnell tweeted:

When a Twitter user called Winner “careless,” O’Donnell responded:

O’Donnell also confirmed on Twitter that she donated $1,000 to Winner’s Gofundme campaign, which states, “It is a Difficult time for Reality Winner and her family. Please show your love and support with kind messages and a monetary donation if you feel led to do so. This is a time to come together and unite in peace and hope and show the world LOVE ALWAYS WINS over hate! Good resists even when evil persists!”

O’Donnell confirmed to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that she made the $1,000 donation and said she’s willing to do more, saying, “I would love to help her and her family. I would love to talk to the mother and offer any help.”