Rosie O'Donnell has denied reports she
and girlfriend Tracy Kachtick-Anders split.
According to a February post on the New
York Post's Page Six, a spokesperson for O'Donnell told the paper
that the women were no longer an item.
“They have definitely split up,”
the rep said, “but it is very complicated because their kids are
However, the 49-year-old comedienne,
talk show host and actress told shock jock Howard Stern otherwise,
“What's going on with the love life?”
“We're still seeing, we're still
doing it,” O'Donnell answered.
O'Donnell, who came out gay in 2002,
married Kelli Carpenter, a former Nickelodeon marketing executive, in
2004 in San Francisco, California. The two women share four
children. They split in October, 2009. Kachtick-Anders, an artist,
is raising six children.
“We didn't really break up,”
O'Donnell added. “She just has six kids … and I have four. It's
In September, O'Donnell, who is
planning a return to daytime television on Oprah Winfrey's OWN,
enthusiastically talked about her new love: “Tracy has six kids,
she lives next door … It's a lot! We're the Gay-dy Bunch! It's a
challenge, but when you fall in love with someone, they come with a
whole bunch of things, including children.”