Roseanne Barr Claims Her Show Was Canceled Because She Voted for Trump

The Hollywood Reporter | 7/20/2018 | Jennifer Konerman,Lauren Huff
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"My show was canceled before even one advertiser pulled out and I was labeled a racist. Why, you ask? Well, the answer is simple. It’s because I voted for Donald Trump and that is not allowed in Hollywood."

On Friday, Roseanne Barr made several YouTube videos to explain, from her point of view, why ABC decided to cancel her hit series, Roseanne, on May 29 following a racist tweet about former Barack Obama aide Valerie Jarrett.

Video - Barr - Camera - Hi - Roseanne

In one video, Barr began, looking at the camera: "Hi, this is Roseanne Barr and I’d like to welcome you to my own studio, where I’m able to speak for myself to my fellow and sister Americans without the filter of the biased media."

"This was my statement from the very beginning," she continued, "and it will continue to be forever because it is the truth. When ABC called and asked me to explain my ‘egregious and unforgivable tweet,’ I told them I thought Valerie Jarrett was white. And I also said I am willing to go on The View, Jimmy Kimmel, or whatever other show you want me to go on and explain that to my audience."

Barr - Friday - Afternoon - Video - Days

Barr's Friday afternoon video was released 11 days after she said that she was planning a sit-down television interview. "To my wonderful fans who I treasure and love-who have carried me these past weeks when I was 2 weak 2 carry myself: I will be doing a TV interview...
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