“He actually begged to go to a military academy. And I was like two years of ‘No way,'” the OWN talk show host explained on Access Hollywood Tuesday.
“Truth is, since he was a little boy, that’s his area of interest. The same way I love Streisand and Bette Midler and entertainment, he can tell you any general in any war, what kind of tanks they had, what the battles were like,” O’Donnell, who has three other children, said. “So I finally gave in and truthfully, he’s excelling and he’s very happy.”
Parker is very popular in his platoon thanks to the care packages Rosie sends.
“[Parker told me], ‘The whole platoon, they all eat the stuff you send,'” O’Donnell told Access Hollywood. “I do maybe over-mother him, but I think it’s the greatest thing that ever happened to me.”
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