Rosie O'Donnell and Laverne Cox
Photo by True Colors Fund

Dodging Controversies at Cyndi Lauper’s Benefit Show

50 Cent's homophobic past, Bill Cosby's rape allegations, and other fun stuff for charity

Sometime around Rosie O’Donnell shouting “You child molesting piece of shit!” at an invisible Woody Allen over the ruckus of audibly cringing people while Laverne Cox stood next to her like a deer in headlights, I realized that Cyndi Lauper’s Home for the Holidays is maybe the weirdest charity event I’ve ever been to.