Rosie O'Donnell is banking on her upcoming Oprah Winfrey Network talk show being a hit -- because she plunked down a hefty sum for a crash pad in Chicago.
The 5 bedroom, 6,000 square foot home was listed at $2.5 million -- and the buzz is ... she paid close to the asking price.
The home comes with a heated, three-car garage and a sports bar.
According to the Chicago Tribune -- Rosie gets to keep all the furniture -- hopefully, there's a jukebox in the sports bar.
I'm Buying My OWN Home
in Chi Town
9/20/2011 10:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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