Rosie O’donnell has joined the cast of The Fosters. She will have a special role in second half of season 1 that will return to ABC Family in January. She will have a Recurring role on the show. She’ll be playing Rita Hendricks, who’s described as “a tough yet compassionate woman who works in the foster-care system and becomes a mentor to a member of the Foster family.” Welcome to The Foster family Rosie!!