Skip to comments.Roseanne: ABC Regrets ‘Knee-Jerk’ Firing Of Controversial Star & Fears Show Will Tank Without Her
Posted on 10/13/2018 7:59:51 PM PDT by NoLibZone
The Conners minus fired Roseanne Barr is one risky prospect. Weve got details on how ABC execs are afraid the show will fail without its longtime lead character.
Thanks to what Roseanne Barr calls a misunderstood tweet in May, she quickly was fired by ABC and the wildly successful revival of her 1990s sitcom was cancelled. The network thought her tweet about Barack Obama aide Valerie Jarrettwas racist and within hours Roseanne was out of a job. Now the show is going on without her and the rest of the cast is coming back for The Conners. ABC execs are fearful it will be a flop without the programs star and formerly title character. Sources tell DailyMailTV that it would have been far more prudent to give her a suspension rather than immediately terminate her. As a result, The whisper across ABC is that they will not even be a quarter of what Roseanne achieved last season, an insider tells DMTV.
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Barr had made similar and worse tweets about others prior to the Jarrett tweet.
She was fired for overtly and enthusiastically supporting Trump.
And to think....this was HER show. SHE created it...SHE made all those actors, SHE paid them handsomely, SHE made them all a success.....and they betrayed her, condemned her and then stole her show and acted without her. Disgusting.
What show? Oh... No thanks.
The show already sucked with Roseanne, so what do they think it will do without her?
No shit, ABShe!
They CAN RENEW the show with Roseanne.
All they have to do is to scrap whatever episodes they filmed without her and where she’s declared dead. Then, fill all over again with Roseanne as if they had never thought about offing her from the show.
And, most of all APOLOGIZE to Roseanne and to her fans and all of those offended by their idiotic political correctness.
I don’t believe it. Commies regret nothing.
She’s got the money, why not produce her own show?
Me regarding ValJar: "I thought the b!tch was a Muppet!"
Me regarding Barr: "I thought the b!tch was RIGHT!"
But, hey, they got to virtue signal. Now they’ll lose millions. I’m cryin’ for ‘em...not.
Note to advertisers: If you run ads on ABC, we will shun your crap.
And the decision was made earlier since they all acted so quickly, including withdrawing all of her old reruns.
Same thing happened to Valerie Harper in the '80s. She created Valerie and then was fired in a contract dispute. The show then became The Hogan Family and continued for four seasons. The Hogan Family was never anywhere as good as Valerie.
IMO, The Connors will be much worse compared to Roseanne than The Hogan Family was to Valerie. The Connors will last one season and then be quietly cancelled.
Leftists didn't just misunderstand that tweet, they tortured it until it agreed to be racist.
Wow. I didn’t think about it that way. But you are absolutely right!
Also: she has been championing women and racial diversity in Hollywood since b4 it was cool.
All they have to do is bring the shows star back and ditch the self-promoting snowflakes who threw her under the bus.
Oh. And munch a happy heapin helpin of some crow.
I guess youre not apprised of current licensing law. I assure you, she was paid HANDSOMELY for the right to use her intellectual property.
I suppose she doesn't have to worry. Her job is safe.
...But Im not holding my breath over any of it.
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