Rosie O’Donnell feels ‘dangerous’ about cracking Anne Heche jokes

Alec Baldwin, Rosie O’Donnell and Rosanna Arquette are among the many Hollywood stars who’ve Anne Heche of their ideas after the actor’s fiery automotive crash in Mar Vista final week.

On Friday, Heche landed within the hospital after crashing her automotive and inflicting a house to catch hearth. She is in a coma after sustaining burns. As of Monday, Heche “is in critical condition” with “a significant pulmonary injury requiring mechanical ventilation and burns that require surgical intervention,” a spokeswoman for Heche instructed The Occasions in a press release.

Baldwin, who co-starred with Heche in numerous movie and stage initiatives, together with “The Juror” and “Twentieth Century,” stated he’s sending his greatest needs to his “old pal of mine.”

“There’s not a lot of women I’ve worked with that are brave in the way that Anne is brave,” Baldwin stated in an Instagram put up on Saturday. “She would do anything. She was very original and very brave.”

The “30 Rock” actor praised Heche as “an amazingly talented woman” and stated he hopes she recovers from her accidents. His followers, nevertheless, weren’t fairly as enamored together with her actions on Friday.

“Did you see how reckless she was driving and how she hit a building before she crashed? Did you see the RING doorbell footage? She is lucky she didn’t kill anyone,” an Instagram person replied to Baldwin’s put up.

Earlier than the crash, neighbors witnessed the actor rushing down their avenue. She was additionally noticed purchasing for a crimson wig at a close-by hair salon in Venice proper earlier than her accident.

Los Angeles police confirmed on Monday that detectives are investigating the crash and obtained a search warrant for Heche’s blood to find out whether or not she was driving underneath the affect. Fifty-nine firefighters responded to the positioning of the fireplace and wanted 65 minutes to absolutely extinguish the flames on Friday.

Hours after the crash, Arquette tweeted that Heche’s fiery accident was “really tragic” and inspired her followers to “pray for her.” When a follower questioned Heche’s actions, Arquette stated that the actor “clearly was in a crisis.”

Heche’s ex-boyfriend James Tupper, with whom she shares a son, Atlas, despatched his “thoughts and prayers” with an Instagram photograph of the actor on Saturday. Equally, one other ex-boyfriend, Thomas Jane, instructed the Each day Mail on Saturday that he’s anticipating Heche “to pull through” and overcome her accidents.

Peter Facinelli, “Twilight” actor and Heche’s co-star within the 2021 movie “13 Minutes,” addressed Heche through his Instagram Story and stated he was “praying for you and your beautiful family.”

Rosie O’Donnell additionally had properly needs for Heche, however solely after she backtracked on disparaging feedback she had made about Heche 20 years in the past.

“So I can’t stop thinking about the Anne Heche accident and how horrifying the whole thing is,” she stated in a TikTok posted Monday. “I’m feeling bad that I made fun of her — [she] was talking to Barbara Walters about having a relationship with space aliens.”

O’Donnell was referring to a 2002 stand-up comedy present in New York the place she made enjoyable of Heche’s 2001 interview with the veteran journalist. The previous daytime discuss present host additionally had questioned Heche’s being pregnant with ex-husband Coleman Laffoon.

“I wonder if she’s OK,” O’Donnell stated in Monday’s TikTok. “I think it’s a miracle that she didn’t kill anyone and thank god, or goddess, or whoever, for that. And I hope she survives, but wow. What a tragic tale.” O’Donnell added.