"She's the creator of The View; she's the executive producer of The View; she's an amazing woman who broke the glass ceiling for all women on television in many ways," Rosie said when asked about a possible conflict between the show and the veteran journalist.
Rosie's The View co-host Nicolle Wallace was also present at the event as was Cyndi Lauper.
Rosie's Theater Kids raised $1.1 million for arts education geared towards children.
With five children of her own, we asked Rosie what her advice is to her own kids -- especially after the recent nude celebrity photo scandal.
"Anything you take a picture of and have on your computer is possibly going to be seen by the world, so do me a favor -- don't photograph your junk," said Rosie.