Rosie O’Donnell Predicts Trump Will Lose in a Landslide

NEW YORK - APRIL 30: Rosie O'Donnell speaks at the Spring Awakening and Degrassi panel discussion with Rosie O'Donnell at the Eugene O'Neill Theater on April 30, 2007 in New York City. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images for Nickelodeon)
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Far-left actress Rosie O’Donnell has predicted that voters will “rise to the occasion” in November’s presidential election and vote Donald Trump out of office by a landslide.

“I think November we’re gonna be a landslide and take him out, that’s what I have to believe,” O’Donnell said when asked about this year’s election during an appearance on Marc Maron’s podcast that aired on Monday. “I firmly believe that the heart of the nation is bigger than his mental illness and people will rise to the occasion and vote him out. That’s what I hope.”

During the interview, O’Donnell also spoke of the two times she met Trump and how she holds The Apprentice producer Mark Burnett personally responsible for his rise to power.

“I met him once, twice, once at his wedding, because when he was marrying Marla Maples, we had shared a mutual leading man,” she said. “And then I met him once at the celebrity, I mean at the ‘Survivor’ finale. I was the host of the ‘Survivor’ finale and he was in talking terms with Mark Burnett to see about doing The Apprentice.

Discussing Burnett’s influence, O’Donnell said she blames him “for the vast majority of the problems” America is facing and revealed she warned him about the perils of giving Trump such a platform.

“I feel Mark Burnett is directly, personally responsible,” the SMILF star said. “He was very kind and a great guy and I really liked him and then he did this ‘Apprentice.’ And I kept saying to him, ‘What the hell are you doing? What are you putting up this guy as Mr. [Successful]?'”

It is not the first time that O’Donnell has come out with bold predictions. Last year, the Sleepless in Seattle star stated her belief that Trump would be arrested before the 2020 presidential election took place.

“I think he’ll be arrested,” O’Donnell said at the time. “I believe in America and I believe in our political system and I believe we will right the wrong of the tyranny of Donald Trump.”

With just over six months to go until the election and the dropping of all charges of Russian collusion against the president, it seems unlikely that her first prediction will come to pass. Meanwhile, the outcome of this year’s presidential still remains to be seen.

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