Rosie O’Donnell Joins ABC Family’s “The Fosters”
Actress and comedian Rosie O’Donnell has just joined the cast of ABC Family’s “The Fosters.” Rosie will have an arc on the show, which is executive produced by Jennifer Lopez.
Rosie will play a character named Rita Hendricks who is described as:
A tough yet compassionate woman who works in the foster-care system and becomes a mentor to a member of the Foster family.
Here’s a note from executive producers Peter Paige and Bradley Bredeweg:
Having witnessed her support of foster children and blended families, we knew she would be a perfect fit for the show.
While Rosie announced:
I am thrilled to be a part of this wonderful, heartwarming show. My kids and I never miss it.
We can’t wait to see Rosie on the series!