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Jan 30, 2023 11:54 AM CST
Roseanne's Stand-Up Comeback Is Near
Comedian's first special in almost 20 years will stream next month on Fox Nation
- Roseanne Barr's first stand-up special in almost two decades starts streaming next month on Fox Nation, reports Deadline . A short teaser clip for
aired during Sunday's NFC championship game. (Watch it here .) In it, Barr asks the crowd, "Has anybody else been fired recently?"...
Roseanne Barr Is
Returning to TV
Sep 20, 2022 6:27 PM CDT
Roseanne Barr Is Returning to TV
Her comedy special will air on Fox Nation next year
- Four years after a racist tweet got her fired from ABC's reboot of
, Roseanne Barr is apparently ready for a comeback attempt. The Fox Nation streaming service says the 69-year-old will appear in an hourlong comedy special,
A Roseanne Comedy Special
, which is expected to debut in the...
Delaware School Sorry
for Serving Up Roseanne
Sep 28, 2019 3:00 PM CDT
Delaware School Sorry for Serving Up Roseanne
Seaford High School played it before a volleyball game
- "The Star-Spangled Banner" isn't an unusual feature of high school pregame festivities, but Roseanne Barr's screeching 1990s rendition surprised spectators at one Delaware volleyball game, the AP reports. The
News Journal of Wilmington
reports the Seaford School District apologized Wednesday for the shock served at Seaford High...
Barr, Clay Plan Tour
as 'Mr. and Mrs. America'
Jun 24, 2019 4:58 AM CDT
Barr, Clay Plan Tour as 'Mr. and Mrs. America'
'She's an original, I'm an original,' he says
- It's been a few decades since the Diceman's heyday, but he's still touring—and this time it's with Roseanne Barr. The two controversial comics, who performed together in Las Vegas in March, announced their "Mr and Mrs America" comedy tour Sunday,
reports. It will...
'Destroyed My Life'
Mar 22, 2019 9:15 AM CDT
Roseanne Barr: Sara Gilbert 'Destroyed My Life'
She pins blame on tweet co-star made in wake of show's cancellation
- "Roseanne Barr Just Can't Shut Up," reads the headline of a lengthy
interview with the actress—a piece that looks at the "unusual, behind-the-scenes battle" by ABC and
producers that began at the end of 2017 to "protect their TV property" in...
Finds Controversy Again
Mar 5, 2019 9:40 AM CST
Roseanne Barr Finds Controversy Again
She goes after MeToo accusers as 'hos'
- Roseanne Barr is making headlines yet again over controversial statements, this time in regard to the MeToo movement, Sen. Kamala Harris, and Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who accused the Supreme Court's Brett Kavanaugh of assault. The comments came during an interview with conservative radio host Candace Owens. The...
Barr Has New Theory
Jan 29, 2019 12:33 AM CST
Barr Has New Theory on
She say it was because she supports Israel
- Comedian and divisive former television star Roseanne Barr says her sitcom was canceled last year because of backlash against her support for Israel. Barr spoke Monday at an event in Tel Aviv and said she had been "BDS-ed" by television network ABC, the AP reports. BDS refers to a...
Year's Most Notable Quote
Comes From Rudy Giuliani
in case you missed it
Dec 15, 2018 12:00 PM CST
Year's Most Notable Quote Comes From Rudy Giuliani
Yale ranks his 'the truth isn't the truth' line as No. 1 for 2018
- Yale Law School is out with its annual list of the year's 10 most notable quotes, and it is not President Trump but one of his attorneys, Rudy Giuliani, that has the No. 1 spot. "The truth isn't the truth." Giuliani uttered it to NBC's...
The Heat on
Isn't Going Away
Dec 13, 2018 1:54 PM CST
The Heat on Mika Brzezinski Isn't Going Away
Co-anchor was not on the air Thursday after apologizing for remark seen as homophobic
- Mika Brzezinski was not on the air Thursday, a day after she caused a ruckus by referring to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as a "butt boy." Her
co-host— and husband —Joe Scarborough said Brzezinski was "off with her family, a long-planned family event,...
Roseanne Barr Slams ABC
After Debut of
Oct 17, 2018 6:21 AM CDT
Roseanne Barr Slams ABC After Debut of
'I AIN'T DEAD,' she tweeted
- Spoiler alert, for those who have seen neither the debut episode of
nor Roseanne Barr's spoiler last month . As Barr revealed, her character from
is killed off in the spinoff, which begins two or three weeks after the death of the family matriarch, CNN reports. A...
Barr Reveals the Fate
Sep 18, 2018 3:21 AM CDT
Barr Reveals the Fate of Her
She's not happy about The Conners storyline
- If you don't want to see a spoiler for the first season of
, now is a good time to find a happier story to read . Roseanne Barr, who was fired by ABC after posting a racist tweet earlier this year, has confirmed that the door...
Norm Macdonald Slammed
for Down Syndrome Remark
Sep 13, 2018 4:33 AM CDT
Norm Macdonald Slammed for Down Syndrome Remark
In explaining #MeToo remarks, he suggests people with condition lack empathy
- Norm Macdonald attempted to explain his controversial #MeToo comments in an interview with Howard Stern Wednesday—and managed to make things worse. The comedian landed himself in a fresh controversy after insulting people with Down syndrome in an effort to express empathy for victims of sexual misconduct, Yahoo reports. "...
Sep 12, 2018 9:20 AM CDT
Nixes Norm Macdonald After #MeToo Comments
Comic defended Louis CK, Roseanne Barr, said he's glad Me Too has 'slowed down a bit' to 'THR'
interview with comic Norm Macdonald broke Tuesday, and it ended up getting him pulled from the
. Among the criticisms of Macdonald's
sit-down: he criticized Hannah Gadsby's
special without seeing it, and he didn't realize how bad racism was until he...
Roseanne Barr: I Might Be
Moving to Israel for Good
Sep 3, 2018 2:00 PM CDT
Roseanne Barr: I Might Be Moving to Israel for Good
The devout Jew says she's going there to study and possibly to live
- Roseanne Barr may be killed off in the reboot of her ABC sitcom, and the controversial comedian says she won't be tuning in. Instead, TMZ reports she's decided to be in Israel for the fall premiere of the newly re-named
Barr, whose eponymous series was canceled...
John Goodman Reveals
Fate of Roseanne Character
Aug 28, 2018 6:21 AM CDT
John Goodman Reveals Fate of Roseanne Character
Says his character, Dan Conner, will 'be mopey and sad because his wife's dead' in spinoff
- ABC hasn't officially revealed yet how it will deal with the absence of Roseanne Barr when the
spinoff debuts in October. But star John Goodman may have just done so: In an interview with the UK's
, Goodman says this of his own character, Dan...
What Would Roseanne Tell
Valerie Jarrett? Get a Haircut
Jul 27, 2018 6:44 AM CDT
What Would Roseanne Tell Valerie Jarrett? Get a Haircut
Roseanne talked with Sean Hannity Thursday night
- In Roseanne Barr's first national TV interview since her infamous tweet about Valerie Jarrett ended her sitcom career, she delivered a more coherent version of what she has been saying on YouTube . She told Sean Hannity that she is not a racist and she is "so sad that...
That Odd Roseanne Barr
Clip? Lots More on the Way
Jul 20, 2018 1:35 PM CDT
That Odd Roseanne Barr Clip? Lots More on the Way
She's planning a talk show of sorts to air on her YouTube channel
- Roseanne Barr resurfaced with a jarring video Friday in which she screams, "I thought the b---- was white!" in reference to her infamous Valerie Jarrett tweet. Now TMZ reports that we can expect a lot more of Roseanne, and largely unfiltered. Son Jake Pentland tells the website that...
Roseanne in Video:
'I Thought the
B---- Was White!'
Jul 20, 2018 10:15 AM CDT
Roseanne in Video: 'I Thought the B---- Was White!'
She posts bizarre video about her Valerie Jarrett tweet
- She's defended herself —and told others not to —in numerous tweets. Now, Roseanne Barr has turned to YouTube to explain her infamous tweet about former Obama official Valerie Jarrett. Sort of. In a video posted Thursday to Barr's account, the comedian is seen smoking a cigarette...
Roseanne: I Got
'Really Good Offer
to Go Back on TV'
Jul 2, 2018 5:02 PM CDT
Roseanne: I Got 'Really Good Offer to Go Back on TV'
Barr tells Rabbi Schmuley Boteach she might accept, 'but we'll see'
- Roseanne Barr, apparently, isn't going anywhere. In a new conversation with Rabbi Schmuley Boteach, the comedian says she has been offered new projects since she got the boot from
over her racist tweet about Valerie Jarrett. "I thought signing off of my own life’s work and...
Roseanne Says 'I've Done
Wrong' in Emotional Interview
Jun 24, 2018 3:30 PM CDT
Roseanne Says 'I've Done Wrong' in Emotional Interview
The comedian says she made herself a 'hate magnet'
- Roseanne Barr said she definitely feels remorse for the racist tweet that prompted ABC to cancel the revival of "Roseanne," per AP . Barr recorded a podcast interview with her longtime friend, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, who on Sunday published an edited transcript and recording of the conversation. In the...
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