updated 02/07/2008 AT 8:00 AM ET
•originally published 02/07/2008 AT 11:15 AM ET
The former View host made the alcohol-abstinence revelation after telling one fan she’d shed pounds by giving up beer.
That prompted another to ask, “So, Rosie, alcoholic or not? Just spit it out! Don’t go all Star Jones on us here. What led to you stopping the beer?”
O’Donnell posted back: “ ‘Cause I was drinking too much, ‘cause I didn’t want to any more, ‘cause it is hard to lose weight when drinking, ‘cause I can never have only one.”
Swearing off the sauce is “not easy,” she added, “but I feel better.”