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Christopher Frost
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Posted: 21 June 2018 at 8:42pm | IP Logged | 1 post reply

Roseanne also released a statement to say that while she's sad to leave the show, she was happy to be able to make it go on for the 200 cast and crew that were affected by the cancellation.

The real question is whether or not the show will be able to survive the loss of it's lead character.
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Neil Lindholm
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Sobbing Roseanne Barr pleads for forgiveness in new interview after racist rant: ‘I caused a lot of pain’
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Saying that she made herself a "hate magnet" rather points to her still not getting it.
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On twitter she wrote people only call her a racist "to score political points" which made me wonder if she withdrew her apology.
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I thought she was trying to say that she didn't know the woman she commented on was black. I'm not sure I can buy that, but maybe there is a crowd that will buy into anything. The woman she called a child of Planet Of The Apes worked for Obama so maybe she just thought a white woman was 'tainted' or something. All kinds of twists and turns necessary to make someone like Roseanne a victim, but there still people who will follow I guess. The best punishment would be to ignore and not 'feed'.
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I will admit when I first saw a picture of Valerie Jarrett, I thought she was of Asian background. Black never registered in my mind. I feel I have to make a preemptive comment that I still think the comments were inappropriate and rude.
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Well I don't know if it's been mentioned before in this thread, but there is the little fact that several years ago she said that Susan Rise, Obama's former National Security Advisor, who is much more physically Black-looking, of had "big swinging ape balls." 

So, sure, maybe she didn't know know about Jarrett's race, and it's just a coincidence that the two times she publicly insulted Obama Administration officials by making allusions to apes they just so happened to both be Black women.


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Rebecca Jansen
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If she thought Ms Jarrett was Asian she would have said the product of a Bruce Lee movie or something; seems a feeble excuse for her to try to claim innocence like she is. Maybe Ambien should file a lawsuit. :^|
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I still never heard why she singled out Jarrett of all
people. Seems like there are a lot of other people she
could have conjured up in her head before her. I barely
even knew who she was or what she did.

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To me at least it doesn't matter why. That she did was bad enough.

I think the reboot without her will succeed as long as they do not make Becky or Jackie the main character. 
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Darlene has always been the main child in the show and they will probably continue with her as the lead. 
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Looks like "The Connors" is a go. 



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