Journey or die. Fran Drescher claimed that pal Rosie O’Donnell by no means meant any hurt after mistaking Priyanka Chopra Jonas for creator Deepak Chopra’s daughter.
“Rosie is a really expensive buddy of mine, and he or she, ah, you understand, typically regrets one thing she may need achieved as a result of she would by no means need to damage anyone,” the 64-year-old actress informed Page Six on Wednesday, April 6.
The Nanny alum defined that the comic, 60, is a “superb girl” who is thought for being “fearless” whereas “combating for the underdog.”
Drescher famous that O’Donnell has “great character” and “goes to the mat when others wouldn’t.” The Fortunately Divorced alum added: “So yeah, you understand, not understanding any person’s title or one thing must be her biggest offense.”
O’Donnell turned heads in February when she detailed her awkward run-in with Nick Jonas and Chopra Jonas, 39, at Nobu in Los Angeles.
“I mentioned, ‘Hello, Nick Jonas, you had been nice in Kingdom,’” the previous View cohost recalled in a TikTok video on the time, earlier than she then addressed the Quantico alum. “[I said,] ‘Hello, I do know your dad.’ She goes, ‘You do? Who’s my dad?’ And I am going, ‘Deepak.’”
O’Donnell revealed that the Baywatch actress corrected her, saying, “No, and Chopra is a typical title.”
The A League of Their Personal star proceeded to apologize to the couple in her TikTok video, saying, “Nick Jonas, I apologize, and to the Chopra spouse, I apologize too,” which caught the Isn’t It Romantic actress’ consideration.
“We ALL need to be revered for our distinctive individuality and to not be known as ‘somebody’ or ‘spouse’ particularly in a honest apology,” the previous Bollywood star wrote through her Instagram Story in February. “If we are able to study to respect our variations in an genuine approach, the world we increase our kids in might be superb.”
Chopra Jonas identified that the apology felt impersonal, explaining, “In the event you needed to make a public apology for a really awkward personal encounter, I believe most likely finest to take the time to google my title earlier than doing it and even attempt to attain out immediately.” (O’Donnell later used the actress’ title appropriately in a second TikTok video, once more apologizing for her fake pas.)
The Citadel star’s husband, 29, with whom she shares a 2-month-old child lady, additionally got here to her help amid the controversy. “Properly mentioned my love,” Jonas wrote through his personal social media web page, resharing his spouse’s message.