- The Washington Times - Friday, August 14, 2015

Rosie O’Donnell called into SiriusXM’s “Just Jenny” on Friday to decry a “war on women that is happening in this country” that makes her want to smear menstrual blood “all over some people’s faces” out of protest.

Ms. O’Donnell defended Fox News host Megyn Kelly, who came under fire from real estate mogul Donald Trump after asking the presidential candidate during the first GOP debate about sexist comments he’s made in the past, CBS News reported.

“You could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever,” Mr. Trump later told CNN’s Don Lemon of Ms. Kelly.

The statement outraged many, including Ms. O’Donnell, who addressed the issue when asked to comment on Kiran Gandhi, a 26-year-old woman who ran the London Marathon while on her menstrual period without a tampon to highlight period-shaming.

“Bigger than any specific people, there is a war on women that is happening in this country,” Ms. O’Donnell declared, CBS reported. “Women fought for equality in this country, and right now, politically, it’s being taken away from us.”

She slammed the other women on the radio show for not defending Ms. Gandhi’s demonstration.

“Why do you think she did that?” Ms. O’Donnell asked. “When Fox anchors are being accused of being hormonal and ashamed because they have their period?”

“Let’s get off the period talk unless you’re going to be empowering,” she demanded.

“I’d like to take my period blood that I no longer have and write, ‘You’re all [expletive],’ ” Ms. O’Donnell said, CBS reported. “I’d like to smear it all over some people’s faces.”

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