UPDATE: Rosie O'Donnell's daughter Chelsea has been found! The star tweeted the good news on Tuesday evening, "chelsea has been found and is safe in police custody - thank u all for the help and light #missingchildren." Click here for details.
Comedian Rosie O’Donnell needs your help to find her 17-year-old daughter, Chelsea O'Donnell!
The star posted a bulletin on her website revealing that the teen has been reported missing. She was last seen in Nyack, New York, and authorities have been searching for her since Sunday.
The statement went on to say, “She was wearing a black sweatshirt hoodie, dark ripped blue jeans, women’s grey converse sneakers and a black backpack. Chelsea has a large tattoo on her right side of a dream catcher with the word ‘Breathe.’ She left home with her 6 month old therapy dog named Bear. The dog is a 9 lbs brown and black terrier.”
chelsea and her dog bear - last seen in nyack ny - may be in NYC - please call 845-358-0206 or 911 pic.twitter.com/1jXbNxravZ— Rosie (@Rosie) August 18, 2015
Rosie’s site also noted, "Chelsea stopped taking her medicine and is in need of medical attention. Any information please contact authorities at 845-358-0206 or 911.”
CHELSEA O’DONNELL MISSING https://t.co/5DqsgQoeIB— Rosie (@Rosie) August 18, 2015
O’Donnell also turned to her massive Twitter following for help, posting pictures of Chelsea and Bear, and phone numbers to call if she’s spotted. She also revealed that her daughter could be in NYC.
O'Donnell's rep released a statement to People, explaining, "Chelsea, like millions of people, lives with mental illness. It has been a difficult road for Chelsea and her family and they just want her back safe."