Content note: This post contains themes of suicide, and may be triggering for some readers.
Michelle Rounds, the 46-year-old ex-wife of Rosie O’Donnell, has died.
The news of Rounds’ death on Monday, which was reportedly by suicide, first broke in the US on Friday, with comedian O’Donnell releasing a statement to PEOPLE.
“I am saddened to hear about this terrible tragedy,” the 55-year-old wrote.
“Mental illness is a very serious issue affecting many families. My thoughts and prayers go out to Michelle’s family, her wife and their child.”
O'Donnell also shared a tweet from a fan urging anyone who was struggling in the United States to call the National Suicide Prevention Line.
lovelovelove to @Rosie. If this is triggering anyone, I hope they'll contact the suicide prevention hotline 1-800-273-8255.
— Kryss Shane (@itsKryss) September 15, 2017