The rival queens of syndicated afternoon talk will be united in an unlikely setting — on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” — when Rosie O’Donnell makes an appearance on a show taping in Chicago for national air next Tuesday.

Rosie will first plug her book “Kids Are Punny,” then she and Oprah will mud-wrestle to determine television supremacy.

OK, so they won’t mud-wrestle. You can’t say it’s not a good idea.

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