04/09/2008 at 12:00 AM EDT
Nearly a year after their blow-up, Rosie O’Donnell
is still sore at Elisabeth Hasselbeck
“I tried my best but it’s hard for me when I’m not the boss,” O’Donnell, 46, said on The Martha Stewart Show
Tuesday, reflecting on her experience on The View
. “There was there telling me what to do. There was a little Republican who scared me.”
During O’Donnell’s final weeks on the show
, the Republican Hasselbeck, now 30, and the liberal O’Donnell famously sparred in May 2007 over the Iraq war.
, 52, later took over O’Donnell’s spot.