Rosie O’Donnell makes the largest donation so far in support of alleged NSA leaker Reality Winner

Left: Rosie O'Donnell attends the Broadway opening night of "Hamilton" at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) Right: This June 2017 photo released by the Lincoln County (Ga.) Sheriff's Office, shows Reality Winner. Winner, is being held for federal authorities at the Lincoln County, Ga., jail. Winner charged with leaking U.S. government secrets to a reporter poses no flight risk if she's released from pre-trial confinement, her parents said Wednesday, June 7, 2017, though they fear prosecutors will seek to use the case to send a tough message from the Trump administration. (Lincoln County (Ga.) Sheriff's Office via AP)

Rosie O’Donnell has personally donated $1,000 to a GoFundMe account set up on behalf of Reality Winner, the NSA contractor who was arrested for leaking classified information to the media.

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The 25-year-old was arrested earlier this week for supplying The Intercept with a government report on Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. O’Donnell has since been praising Winner via Twitter, caller her a “patriot.”

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The largest GoFundMe donation so far has come from a user named “Rosie O’Donnell,” leading many to believe the comedian had lent a helping hand. O’Donnell later confirmed that she had donated by tweeting out a link to the GoFundMe account and writing, “I support reality winner. Speak truth to power.”

Although GoFundMe’s terms and conditions prohibit setting up a campaign for “the defense or support of anyone alleged to be involved in criminal activity,” the account created on Winner’s behalf is still up and running with the message that “This is a time to come together and unite in peace and hope and show the world LOVE ALWAYS WINS over hate! Good resists even when evil persists!”

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